XR and The Metaverse: Potential, Impact, Hype, and Hubris

XR and The Metaverse: Potential, Impact, Hype, and Hubris

Terms like “XR” and “metaverse” are all the rage (again) and have made almost every tech trends list this year. Media producers expect a steady increase in immersive content consumption, business gurus even see a whole new computing platform on the horizon. Time for a quick recap of the medium, its relevance, and its potential – especially with regard to news media organizations.

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VR not alone

Is the Future of Journalism virtual? Let’s discuss!

Virtual Reality Scenario

Testing Virtual Reality for Journalism at Deutsche Welle’s Global Media Forum

Attending different conferences (e.g. SXSW in Austin, Texas, Re:Publica in Berlin) over the past few months, we’ve seen many hints that journalism is entering a new reality: Virtual Reality (VR)!
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