NextVR and Reside Nation workforce as much as stream 'a whole lot' of live shows

NextVR and Live Nation team up to stream 'hundreds' of concerts

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NextVR has already introduced many necessary firsts relating to reside VR broadcasting, so after golf, NASCAR, political debates and basketball, it is concentrating on reside music. The corporate is teaming up with live performance promoter Reside Nation to stream “a whole lot” of performances in digital actuality to followers worldwide. To extend the you-are-there feeling that makes VR broadcasts distinctive, it is planning “optimized” 3D audio to go together with the views from the entrance row, on-stage and backstage.

A brief Coldplay clip was a part of the corporate’s preliminary demo reel on NextVR’s app, and live shows felt like a pure match for what it is making an attempt to do. At its greatest, it may convey all the things we love about live performance going and supply a particular view of artists at work — all with out getting shoved by fellow followers or charged exorbitant service charges for tickets.

The live performance broadcast schedule continues to be TBA, however the first stay occasion will happen this summer time, obtainable in NextVR’s free app for the Gear VR headset (help for extra VR platforms can also be coming quickly, however not but introduced). Reside Nation says it is the “largest producer” of stay music live shows with over 25,000 occasions a yr, so there’s a lot to select from and it guarantees a “common provide of world-class music exhibits.” Prime excursions at present listed on its web site embrace every part from Beyoncé: The Formation World Tour or Drake Summer time Sixteen to Steely Dan with Steve Winwood or or Journey and the Doobie Brothers — hopefully we discover out the schedule quickly so I can decide on these Selena Gomez tickets.