Intel Collaborates with Microsoft to Deliver Windows Mixed Reality Experience for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games

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October 3, 2017

As part of Intel’s ongoing commitment to delivering new and exciting virtual reality (VR) technologies, the company is collaborating with Microsoft to bring new Windows* Mixed Reality experiences and content to the mainstream.

Gregory Bryant, senior vice president and general manager of Intel’s Client Computing Group, joined Microsoft Technical Fellow Alex Kipman virtually this morning in AltspaceVR* – a well-known social platform for virtual reality – to demonstrate the promise of social mixed reality. Read Microsoft’s release for more on its vision and news.

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During the event, Bryant highlighted Intel’s role and commitment to bring mixed reality experiences to life, including the recent launch of the 8th Gen Intel® Core™ processor and announcing that Intel will deliver a Windows Mixed Reality experience with Intel True VR for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games.

“We’re thrilled about this and know that viewers are going to love the way they can get a front row seat to take part in the action,” Bryant said. “The Olympics and AltspaceVR are the type of experiences that light up with Windows Mixed Reality and 8th Gen Intel Core processors, and we’re going to scale this experience across devices – everything from 2 in 1s, notebooks to desktops – so everyone can enjoy.”

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