Comcast launches Winter Olympics viewing experience

Comcast, the U.S. largest cable operator, unveiled a new Olympics viewing experience that will be available to Xfinity TV customers on the TV and across platforms for the Winter Olympics PyeongChang 2018.
The X1 experience will feature new voice controls, 50 new Olympics virtual channels, daily summaries with up-to-date information and medal counts, as well as On demand access to NBC programming in 4K HDR with Dolby Atmos three-dimensional sound.
More than 500 million voice commands are generated monthly on X1 platform, the company said in a press release. In turn, Forbes reported the company has 18 million X1 voice remotes in homes.
During the Olympics, X1 customers will be able to control their experience with 1,500 Olympic-specific voice commands. Users can say “Winter Olympics” to navigate to the NBC Olympics dashboard, check out how any country is doing by saying, “What is the medal count?”, or plan out the day by saying, “What Olympics events are on today?”.