Samsung's official 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics app now available

Samsung has launched The Official App of the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympic Games, the South Korean company has announced. This app was created in partnership with the IOC — the International Olympic Committee, that is — as well as the PyeongChang Organizing Committee for the 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, otherwise known as the POCOG.

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Samsung describes its Olympics offering as an all-in-one app, one that aids fans in enjoying the Games via a bunch of different features. The official 2018 Winter Games app includes information on metal standings, real-time game updates, records data, and info on athletes. Users can also find certain info that is based on location.

That info includes data on venues, as well as news updates, and ticket info. Users can also support specific athletes via an "online cheering service," says Samsung.

Users have some customization options, including the ability to specify which results the user is most interested in. Users can also set up the app to provide push notifications for certain things, such as specific athletes, particular sports, or even preferred countries.

The app is now available for both iOS and Android; it is offered in several languages, including English, Chinese, Korean, Japanese, and French. Talking about the app is Samsung Electronics' executive VP Younghee Lee, who said, "Through our innovative technology advancements, our goal is to contribute to a meaningful and unforgettable experience for all."

SOURCE: Samsung