As Rio Olympics opens up to the world next week in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, where thousands of athletes will come together to represent the strength and pride of their home countries, Google has brought up its unique products range offering to help people around the world stay up-to-date with the Olympic Games Rio 2016.
The search includes:
–Discover the event schedule, medal counts, and athlete information in Search
–Get results and view TV schedules in 30+ countries
–Watch official broadcasters’ event highlights on YouTube in 60+ countries
–Explore Rio and venues in Google Maps
–Keep up to date with the latest search Trends from around the world
On Google, searching for information about your favorite athletes and sports, the medal race, or your country’s schedule will come handy now. Pro tip: if you search on the Google app on Android and iOS, you’ll also see an option to get automatic updates on top event and medal wins, so you’ll never miss a beat, said Google product engineer Jonathan Livni.
To give you a glimpse into the Games, watch official broadcasters’ video highlights on YouTube in more than 60 countries around the world, besides YouTube’s own 15 top creators in Rio, giving you a taste of what it’s like to be there with mobile live streaming.
With Street View in Google Maps, users can enjoy the magic of Rio de Janeiro, though they are a world away. They can preview the places where the world’s most talented athletes will make history and explore the inner beauty of Brazil.
Moreoer, Google Trekker operator captures 360-degree imagery from inside Rio’s Olympic Park capturing great triumphs, victories and stunning surprises await us all this summer. “This is just a hint of what’s to come—we hope you’ll let Google be your guide,” said Livni in a blog post on Google.