How to watch Tokyo Olympics 2021 opening ceremony in Virtual Reality (VR): We all are pretty excited to welcome the much-awaited Sporting event of the year in the form of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, scheduled from 23rd July 2021. It is always a wonderful moment for all of us to experience our favorite athlete performing on the Olympic field.
Now this year instead of visualizing the opening ceremony event through the traditional way of sitting in front of Smart TV, enjoy it in more amazing mode by watching it on a virtual reality headset in person.
Hardware required to watch Tokyo Olympics 2021 opening ceremony in VR
The following headsets will allow you to enjoy the VR streaming of the NBC channel
• Google Daydream
• Gear VR
• Windows Mixed Reality
• Google Cardboard
Also, some of the above headsets will require an Android Phone or iOS that acts as the power and the display of your VR experience.
Following phones will allow you to connect with Google Daydream:
Google: Pixel, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL
LG: LG V30
Asus: ZenFone AR
Samsung: Galaxy S8, Galaxy S8 Plus, Galaxy Note 8
Motorola: Moto Z, Moto Z Force, Moto Z2 Force
Huawei: Mate9 Pro, Porsche Design Mate 9
Software required to watch Tokyo Olympics 2021 opening ceremony live in VR
If you own a Google Cardboard or Daydream headset you need to download the Android or iOS version of the NBC Sports VR app. With Gear VR or Oculus headset, you need to install the NBC Sports VR app from the Oculus store. For those using Windows Mixed Reality headsets, we would recommend downloading NBC Sports VR from the Microsoft store.
To stream live events, you need to authenticate your NBC subscription using login info from your cable or satellite company.
No VR headset?
Even if you don’t have a VR headset, you still can relish the 360-degree videos by installing the NBC Sports VR application on your phone. You have to hold the phone in front of you and just move it around.
You will find the schedule of all events on the NBC website it will stream in VR. Also, you can monitor events by using NBC Sports VR app and also set alerts about the start of the specific events.