Samsung Supports World’s First-Ever Virtual Reality Live Streaming during Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games Opening Ceremony

Norway on February 13, 2016
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Samsung Electronics, Worldwide Olympic Partner in the Wireless Communications Equipment category, proudly supported the International Olympic Committee to deliver the World’s first-ever Virtual Reality Live Streaming of Olympic Games content today during the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games Opening Ceremony. The first of its kind dynamic and innovative real-time experience represents Samsung’s commitment to enhancing the Olympic Games and continuing to push the boundaries of what is possible for fans around the world. The Live Streaming featured immersive angles of the Olympic torch lighting, Parade of Nations, and other Opening Ceremony events.

 

By pairing Galaxy smartphones with the Gear VR and visiting Olympic.org for a direct link to the Youth Olympic Games VR experience, fans located in Samsung Galaxy Studios in Lillehammer, the Samsung Experience Store CC-Vest in Oslo, Norway, and across the globe were able to fully immerse in the Opening Ceremony and feel the energy of the crowd. The breakthrough experience maximized the excitement of the Youth Olympic Games and allowed Samsung to connect with youth and millennials through interactive VR experiences and spread the Olympic spirit around the world.

 

Fans at the Samsung Galaxy Studio in Lillehammer experience the feeling of being inside of the Opening Ceremony events through the first-ever Live Streaming of Olympic Games content made possible by the IOC and Samsung Galaxy smartphones and VR technology.

 

 

Fans at the Samsung Galaxy Studio in Lillehammer experience the feeling of being inside of the Opening Ceremony events through the first-ever Live Streaming of Olympic Games content made possible by the IOC and Samsung Galaxy smartphones and VR technology.

 

Fans at the Samsung Galaxy Studio in Lillehammer experience the feeling of being inside of the Opening Ceremony events through the first-ever Live Streaming of Olympic Games content made possible by the IOC and Samsung Galaxy smartphones and VR technology.

 

 

Fans at the Samsung Galaxy Studio experience the passion and energy of the Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games Opening Ceremony through Samsung Galaxy smartphones and Gear VR technology.

 

Samsung supported the International Olympic Committee to deliver the World’s first-ever Virtual Reality Live Streaming of Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games Opening Ceremony via Samsung Galaxy smartphones and Gear VR technology.

 

[Samsung Galaxy Studio – VR Station] The Samsung Galaxy Studio-VR Station in Lillehammer played host to the first-ever Live Streaming of Olympic Games content by made possible by the IOC and Samsung Galaxy smartphones and VR technology.

 

[Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games Opening Ceremony] Spectators from around the globe unite in Lillehammer at the Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games Opening Ceremony to cheer on young athletes as they follow their dreams and pursue their passions in sports and in life.

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