The world of podcasts just got better. The biggest podcast network in the world just announced a new feature that allows listeners to experience their favorite podcasts in new ways. The main feature is 360-degree video recordings. Additionally, the network’s adding numerous interactive social features, to make every listener part of their community.
The old days of just listening to podcasts are gone. Since podcasts became so popular, PodcastOne started developing new programs (http://labusinessjournal.com/news/2015/aug/16/radio-turns-ear-demand/). The new app offers new programs, has a library of popular articles, and behind-the-scenes and exclusive photos of everyone’s favorite podcasts characters. The app also allows listeners to communicate with each other.
PodcastOne was most excited to bring virtual reality to their service. Virtual reality is the way of the future and PodcastOne wanted to be the first podcast network to offer it. Partnering with Mandt VR, PodcastOne has filmed over 1,000 VR recordings, which are available now.
The purpose behind virtual reality is to immersive the viewer in another world. The virtual reality and 360-degree formats that PodcastOne offers, combined with their many other new features, immerses listeners in a way like never before. PodcastOne hosts can even film VR footage using Mandt’s mobile equipment.
Neil Mandt, founder Mandt VR, praised Norman Pattiz, founder of PodcastOne, for his innovative efforts to revolutionize the podcast industry. Pattiz is a pioneer of media that’s always on the verge of something new. Mandt was honored to work with such a leading professional. He also praised Pattiz for adopting virtual reality in the podcast medium. Learn more: http://dashconference.com/speakers/norman-pattiz/
PodcastOne began as a huge success. Within its first year, it became the biggest podcast provider in the country. PodcastOne also pioneered podcast-based advertising. There are over 20,000 minutes of audio added to PodcastOne’s library every week. PodcastOne also records over 200 different programs.
Norman Pattiz’s worked in radio and media for over 40 years. Much of that time, he worked in radio syndication, but he’s been expanding since technology has advanced. He’s most famous as the founder of PodcastOne. Before PodcastOne, he founded Westwood One and Courtside Entertainment Group.
All of his companies are hugely successful. PodcastOne is the largest provider of podcast programming in the world. He’s worked with some of the most influential and celebrated celebrities and experts in the country. He’s even worked with presidents before.