Reuters partners with Samsung on 360-degree video

Reuters thumb

Reuters has partnered with Samsung to offer virtual reality and 360-degree videos and photos. The Focus 360 scheme will see Reuters use Samsung Gear 360… Read more

Google appoints former Samsung VR specialist

Google Daydream

Google has hired former Samsung virtual reality specialist Matt Apfel to work on its new Daydream VR platform. The hire, which was reported first by… Read more

Twitter teams up with NBA for 360° video

twitter thumb

Twitter has teamed with the US NBA and Samsung to provide 360° video coverage of basketball. Twitter has distributed its first NBA content in the… Read more

Samsung boosts UK Smart TV Hub gaming options

Samsung Smart Hub

Samsung is bolstering its UK gaming line-up with the addition of the PlayStation Now and GameFly Streaming apps to its smart TV store. The new… Read more

Report: Samsung in talks over web TV service

Samsung's JS9500 SUHD TV

Samsung is reportedly exploring plans to launch an online TV service, in partnership with cable TV networks. According to Bloomberg, Samsung is in preliminary talks… Read more

Canal+ makes channels available on Samsung smart TV

Canal+ logo thumb

Canal+ has integrated its MyCanal mobile app with Samsung’s range of smart TVs in France. Owners of 2015 and 2016 Samsung smart TVs will have… Read more

IDC: VR hardware sales to reach 9.6m units this year


Worldwide shipments of virtual reality (VR) hardware will “skyrocket” in 2016, reaching 9.6 million units, according to research by IDC. Hardware revenues will hit roughly… Read more

Divan.TV goes global with smart TV app


Ukrainian OTT service Divan.TV has expanded the availability of its smart TV app globally, taking the service to smart TV users in almost 200 territories,… Read more

Oculus integrates 360-degree Facebook videos

Oculus Video Facebook

From next week Facebook-owned Virtual Reality (VR) firm Oculus is adding a new Facebook Videos tab to its Oculus Video offering for Samsung Gear VR… Read more

Teleste and Samsung team up to target hospitality market


Finland-based cable and telco equipment provider Teleste has struck a deal with Samsung to target the hospitality market. The oint Telest-Samsung offering will use Teleste’s… Read more