Jones, 37, stole headlines at the 2014 Games when she won bronze in slopestyle to become the first Briton to win an Olympic medal in a snow event.
The transmissions from PyeongChang, South Korea are being made available by Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) and Japan's NHK and has immediately been picked up by the USA broadcaster NBC, which will offer the pictures to customers of its Comcast Xfinity service.
A team of researchers, led by Daniel Scott, a geography professor at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, came to that conclusion by taking climate data from previous Winter Games locations and applying climate-change models to predict future winter weather conditions.
And UK Sport wants a return, but recognises the fine margins involved in disciplines like short-track speed-skating.
UK Sport director of performance Chelsea Warr said: "One of the unique aspects of winter sport is its unpredictability". However, this is a particularly stretching target given the high risks, low margins for error across a range of events we have medal opportunities in, and in some events more unpredictable outdoor terrains that our athletes will need to skilfully navigate.
'That's what makes it so exciting, but also very nerve-racking'.
Attitudes have changed, however, and the amount of National Lottery and government funding for the Olympics and Paralympics has risen to more than 32 million pounds ($43 million) across eight sports.
Yarnold has struggled for form this season. If we are lucky, we can get some gold medals. Back in the summer of 2016, Britain's Paralympians were triumphant in Rio.
The American broadcasting company says that it will be streaming 50 hours of VR coverage from a variety of games straight from Pyeong Chang, South Korea next month.
The medal target announcement was made at the Korean Cultural Centre UK in central London.
However, the total installed base of VR headsets is relatively small, which could limit the effect of NBC's VR broadcasts on Winter Olympics viewership.