You can stream the Winter Olympics in VR on nearly any device

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The Olympic gear will be available for purchase next week on Nike's website.

Nike just unveiled their brand new Nike Team USA Medal Stand Collection made exclusively for the upcoming 2018 Winter Olympics.

Intel TrueVR "pods" at each event will create a 360 degree virtual environment where viewers can watch.

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Of the six funded Olympic sports, three were challenged with delivering medals: curling (one to two), ski and snowboard (two to three) and short-track speed skating (one to two).

Official confirmation from the International Olympic Committee is yet to be received.

Viewers will be able to customize their experience by switching between multiple vantange points, hear natural sound captured at each camera location to provide a truly immersive experience, and enjoy real-time stats, leaderboards and post-event results.

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"The Olympics have always been an opportunity to showcase emerging media technology", said Gary Zenkel, president, NBC Olympics in a statement. Not only will this be the first time that any Winter Olympics has been captured in VR, but it will also be the first time that Olympic programming in VR will be streamed live in the US across a plethora of devices and platforms. Though it's unclear precisely which devices will be supported, Variety reports that the VR content will be available for "authenticated users on Samsung, Google, Windows, and Android and iOS devices through the NBC Sports VR app".

By making the content available in VR, NBC looks to appeal to a wider audience and buck the trend of declining Olympics viewership. The XXIII Games run from 9-25 February.

NBC Olympics' first foray into VR was for the Rio Olympics in 2016.

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