NBC Olympics and NBC Olympics Live Extra Apps Released for iOS
NBC has released two new apps for Olympics coverage: NBC Olympics and NBC Olympics Live Extra.
Experience the best of the 2012 London Olympic Summer Games with the NBC Olympics app. Get prepared for the Games now by checking out news, video, photos for every sport and all Team USA athletes. Plus, you can follow your favorite sports, teams and athletes, and engage with other fans on Facebook, Twitter and Google+ -- all from your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch.
During the Olympics, you can follow every event from London, including real-time results & schedules, medal counts and TV & Online listings. And during the nightly Primetime Show televised on NBC, the app will feature a second screen experience that makes a great companion to the on-air broadcast!
* News: overall and by sport, plus NBC Olympic Talk blog
* Video on-demand: watch NBC Olympics highlights and featured videos
* Photo galleries: slideshows capture the action, emotion, and splendor unique to the Olympics
* Team USA: athlete profiles, news, video and photos
* Sports info: news, video and photos for all 32 sports
* Hometown Coverage: select your local NBC affiliate to get news, video and photos about athletes from your hometown
* Destination London: learn more about the host city with video, photos and news
* Twitter Tracker: see which Olympic athletes, sports and topics are being talked about on Twitter with interactive heat maps
* Social networking: share Olympic Games content with your friends via Facebook, Twitter and Google+
Additional In-Games Features:
* Results & Schedules for all 32 sports: updated in real time
* Medal Counts: overall and by sport
* TV & Online Listings: look up NBC's TV and online coverage schedule and set program reminders
* Primetime Companion: use your device as a second screen and enjoy and interact with contextual content to enhance your Primetime viewing experience
* Push notifications: get breaking news, programming reminders, and news and results for your favorite teams and athletes
You can download NBC Olympics from the App Store for free.
NBC OLYMPICS LIVE EXTRA:
Get to ready to watch every moment of the 2012 London Olympic Summer Games LIVE for FREE with the NBC Olympics Live Extra app. In addition to watching all the live action, during the Olympics, enhance your viewing experience with alternate camera views, plus full replays on-the-go! You can follow your favorite events and sports, and receive push notifications for event start times. Download now on your iPad, iPhone or iPod touch to prepare for the start of the London Games, and take a look back at the best of the Beijing Olympics.
* Video on Demand: access short-form video clips to preview the London Olympics and relive the Beijing Olympics
* Online coverage schedule: find out NBC's online listings schedule and set event reminders
* Live Events: watch every event of the London Olympics LIVE!
* Full Event Replays: relive all the great moments of the Summer Games with full event replays
* Channels: watch simulcasts of Olympic programming on NBC Universal television cable channels
* Gold Zone: check out the Gold Zone Live Streaming Channel featuring every gold medal event LIVE!
* Alternate Camera Views: view multiple camera angles for sports such as gymnastics and track & field
* Push Notifications: receive reminder alerts for upcoming events
* DVR: most live streams and all full event replays will have DVR capabilities
You can download NBC Olympics Live Extra from the App Store for free.