Oculus and Tidal are partnering to bring livestreamed music efficiencies to virtual truth, the business revealed Wednesday.
The unique concerts will be streamed on the Venues app on the Oculus Quest beginning later on this year. The efficiencies will likewise be offered in routine 2D video and premium audio on Tidal.
All of the efficiencies will be offered at the exact same time on Oculus– which is owned by Facebook– and Tidal.
“At a time when livestreamed performances are seen as the new norm, Tidal’s partnership with Oculus provides music lovers an elevated concert experience with more interaction and dimension than past livestreams,” Tidal Chief Operating Officer Lior Tibon stated in a declaration. “Oculus is revolutionizing the live music experience and matched with Tidal’s HiFi audio quality, members will be able to remember what it feels like to stand in a large crowd at a concert venue.”
The lineup for the unique virtual concerts hasn’t been exposed yet. The collaboration was revealed simply after the Facebook Connect occasion, in which Facebook exposed the brand-new Oculus Quest 2 VR headset.
The Oculus-Tidal tag team might take advantage of a brand-new age of music efficiencies, as the coronavirus pandemic has actually kept performance locations shuttered to avoid the illness’s spread. Many artists have actually taken to carrying out on livestreams or producing online concerts to draw in fans.
But a push into VR might make those programs feel much more like a routine performance experience, something music fans have actually been missing out on for months now.