Dust Off Your Silly Hats: The Kentucky Derby Will Be Livestreamed in VR


NextVR, the livestreaming immersive video platform, has partnered with NBC Sports Group to give Gear VR users the sort of ‘up close and personal’ look that only VR headsets can provide. Coverage will feature surrounding views of everything from the paddock to the track, and finishing in the winner’s circle. A total of seven NextVR cameras will be used for the presentation from Churchill Downs, five of which will allow users different trackside views of the race.


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