Telemundo offers coverage of the World Cup in virtual reality

Telemundo Deportes announced that is offering a virtual reality experience, as well as other new digital initiatives to complement its coverage of the soccer World Cup in Russia.
The company said in a press release that the coverage includes a full-service virtual reality experience, which is available on the Telemundo Deportes VR App. The launch of this application allows users the ability to enjoy all 64 games via a virtual VIP suite through a super-wide angle feed. Additionally, the app features 360° content from the Opening and Closing Ceremonies. The 360° content expands to dressing rooms, team bus arrivals, and city fan zones and is available in 2D feeds, 180° views, 360° short-form video content and near-live multi-angle clips.
The new initiatives of Telemundo Deportes also include World Cup highlights customized with musical GIFs through, a soccer Emoji keyboard with Sportsmania, Goal! Shootout – for the Instant Games platform on Messenger and Facebook and an interactive bracket (or “quiniela”) experience.