4 reasons why as a media house you should move into virtual reality news territory
Media agencies have always tried to give their viewers or audience a deeper experience regarding the ground reality of the place from where the news is being broadcasted. In the days of radio it was not possible, newspaper always failed to do so. With time, when television journalism evolved, the news became more personalized and the audience started finding a connection to the story.
This is why the modern broadcasting networks have moved towards virtual reality news because the audience’s desire to understand the circumstances which make the news. As a news broadcasting company, you too should consider its advantages. After all, virtual reality experience of journalism is the future of the media networking.
Audience get an insight on the life of the media crew
When news is told using virtual reality as a medium, the audience find a better connection with the crew covering that event. Think about a dangerous protest or a flood, the audience getting the news through the crew will understand the danger that they are facing.
Saves your team from dangerous situations
While virtual reality is a way to give the audience an understanding on the lives of the media crew, at the same time, the news channels can use this medium as a tool and save the life of crew members. Making the use of 360 virtual reality, you can show the report from the heart of the event and no human life will face danger because of it.
A cool way to take the audience at the location of the event
Every year the news channels broadcast the New Year’s eve ball drop from Times Square and 4th of July Fireworks. Doesn’t matter how well the event is covered, the audience often lose the connection. With virtual reality news broadcast, the audience can simply mount the VR gear and walk into the place where the event is taking place.
It eliminates the need for television sets
The era of TV is soon going to get over. With VR equipment being cheap and accessible, more and more people will choose to experience things in virtual reality medium instead of television. The idea of being at a place to see that activity happening already sounds so exciting.
More and more news agencies are looking into ideas to use virtual reality in creative ways. It is time when you should start doing that too.