Is VR Live Streaming the Future of Entertainment?
Is VR Live Streaming the Future of Entertainment [INFOGRAPHIC]
If you’re wondering what’s going on in the virtual reality arena, then let me tell you something. Things are changing at a fast pace around VR. We’ve talked about VR getting into the medical science, tourism, and gaming early one, which is still a breathtaking experience to get into but it’s not limited to that.
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This article reveals that NextVR is getting into the paid live events. NextVR is famous for live sports streaming in VR and has been quite popular among the VR Sports fans in 2016. The very same article might jolt the VR fans because it seems that NextVR is going into the entertainment VR content as well and they’ve struck a deal with ‘Live Nation’ to stream hundreds of concerts in virtual reality. This means a lot of fans might be able to attend their favorite artists’ concerts in VR through live stream when they would not be physically present at the concert. How amazing is that?
Netflix has already launched its VR app to provide the virtual reality experience, which seems to be a signal to the audience that entertainment and virtual reality are getting along under the same umbrella. The possibilities are opening up, though.
It’s unrealistic to say that entertainment has nothing to do the with the virtual reality because if virtual reality would take the world by storm as it seems that it would, then entertainment world might get aligned with the VR technology to provide the immersive entertainment experience to the end users. The entertainment world, however, looking up towards the technology and the internet ever since the online video and social media have taken the larger chunk of the audience and continuously engaging them along the way.
Patrick bet-David talked about this kind of thing in this video while discussing the media trend shift that we’re witnessing at the moment and how the world of internet and social media is changing the media game. His video was released on YouTube in 2015 and it’s getting more realistic and appealing every passing year because of that trend-shift that we are a part of.
That being said, when we see all this happening and technology is taking over the traditional media and trends, then we could predict that VR live streaming will certainly be a thing in a couple of years from now. The point is, virtual reality seems to be something that hasn’t been adopted by the masses but on the flip side the way it’s gaining the momentum, it looks like the ice ball that’s getting bigger and bigger.
Do you think VR live streaming is going to be a part of the future entertainment world?