8 Best VR/AR News Sources (Podcasts & Websites)
Every minute, millions and millions of photos, videos, articles are being created and shared online.
We live in the age of commoditized widespread information. This new-age superpower is mostly good but so much information has made it hard to prioritize and understand valuable sources of news and info.
In this post, we rounded up the best podcasts and websites in the virtual reality and augmented reality (VR/AR) news sources.
The Voices of VR podcast is by far your greatest one stop shop for all things in the metaverse. Hosted by Kent Bye, who has traveled to the top VR gatherings around the world since May 2014 to bring you a diverse range of VR perspectives and insights from over 500 makers and seasoned academics. Voices of VR is a virtual, augmented and mixed reality treasure of the latest news and complex topics in the industry.
UploadVR was started in May 2015 with a simple mission, to accelerate the growth of the VR/AR industry and use immersive technology to make a positive global impact. UploadVR believes virtual reality and augmented reality are going to bring data into three dimensions, unlocking the next platform of computing.
UploadVR is a media site that pushes VR forward with conferences, events, community, daily news coverage, talent placement, corporate connections, content creation, and more. Upload is by far one of the largest online publications with frequent articles on a daily basis and over 2 million website visitors.
Founded in 2016, Anthony Norcia and Gary Walkden identified a lacking presence in VR gaming dedicated podcasts. Being enthusiasts themselves, they began a weekly youtube video podcast. After a small handful of episodes, and want to fill out the “roundtable” more, Steve Bishop joined as a guest and transitioned to full-time host. Since that time VR Roundtable has organically grown to include “Let’s Play” and “Deep Dive” segments.
VR Roundtable is usually published around once a week. Tune in to take an in-depth look at upcoming virtual reality games, and interesting developer topics in the industry.
Founded in 2011, Road to VR is one of the top independent news publication dedicated to consumer virtual reality (VR) industry. Road to VR features a popular Daily Roundup of the latest in the VR industry. Check out Road to VR’s website for the best VR Headset reviews and the latest immersive virtual games. Road to VR has even teamed up with Avadirect to create their own computer dedicated to powering intense virtual reality gameplay.
Everything VR & AR is a weekly podcast covering technologists, enthusiasts, and companies with real world deployments of VR and AR experiences. Learn from interviews with the leaders in gaming, entertainment, productivity, enterprise, social, education, medicine, software, hardware, psychology and more. You can rely on this podcast to give you your weekly virtual reality fulfillment and enjoyment!
The host, Nathan Pettyjohn, has been featured on CNBC, The Wall Street Journal, and Bloomberg as a technology entrepreneur. He speaks frequently at industry conferences on VR/AR/MR, location and digital media technologies and how they are transforming business strategies.
VRFocus originally published articles on an infrequent basis. However, today you can count on VRFocus to deliver you with several status updates about the virtual and augmented reality industries throughout the day. You can count VRFocus on delivering the latest news and in-depth features, as well as game reviews and upcoming demos coming to Steam and other game stores.
VRFocus is an independent website funded by nDreams, a UK-based video game developer and publisher. VRFocus is run independently by Kevin Joyce, former Electronic Theatre Network editor, and a team of writers working remotely. nDreams has no editorial control of the site. VRFocus reports on all aspects of VR, from the smallest to the largest developers, publishers and hardware companies.
Over 83 packed episodes of metaverse content.
A weekly news wrap-up of the most important stories in virtual reality and augmented reality, featuring a rotating roundtable of VR/AR revolutionaries and hosted by Malia Probst.
Join LIVE every Thursday evening for the participatory video show and audio recording at 7PM PST/10PM EST
VU Dream, founded in late 2016 is a media agency and online publication for virtual, augmented, and mixed reality. Features an extended look into the VR industry with Top Lists, news, guides, tips, and more.
For full disclosure, I am the Founder of VU Dream.
For more information on virtual reality news please stay tuned where I and many other talented contributors provide content about topics of interest to the VR community.