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NextVR upgrade lets you watch live events better than before

By Thoinot Arbeau / January 9, 2018

A company that is a leader in virtual reality live entertainment announced new technology today at CES. NextVR upgrade called six degrees of freedom (6DoF) will provide its users with more flexibility while watching concerts and sporting events.

Virtual reality is slowly merging into our everyday reality with gadgets getting better and more realistic by the day. Next-Gen VR devices will be a big hit at this year's CES, so let's take a look at what NextVR has prepared for its users.

With NextVR upgrade you will have advanced freedom of movement

NextVR upgrade you will have advanced freedom of movement
Instead of just moving your head while watching a certain pre-recorded live event, 6DoF will have the ability to let you take actual footsteps in any given direction. You can even crouch and move your shoulders. The way they can do this involves advanced camera rigs that record the event from multiple angles. Once they have all the content recorded, they use special software to bind together all those videos into one holistic VR video. Unfortunately, the technology is currently only available for pre-recorded events. However, the company tends to make it so you can watch the events as they are happening. Also, they say that they are working on a way make their streams be felt physically as well. It seems far-fetched but entirely possible in a next few years.

Best front row experience for sports

The company already has deals with a lot of top sports leagues around the world. With their device, you can watch NBA, NFL, Wimbledon tennis, boxing, and many others. At their website, you can see all the channels they have available. Having a ticket for the match and seeing it live sure is nice, but when you simply can't make it, NextVR can bring you there...at least to some extent.

Best front row experience for sports

Final Thoughts

Will you be willing to try this NextVR upgrade or any other virtual reality gadgets? Where is the limit with virtual reality and its technology? Where do you see VR tech in the next few years? We would love to discuss this with our readers, so feel free to leave us a comment.



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