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Winner Announcement for RICOH THETA Dream and Built Contest

August 9, 2019

TOKYO, August 9, 2019 – RICOH COMPANY LTD is pleased to announce the winner of an open application competition RICOH THETA Dream and Built contest.

The contest required developers to build applications that run inside the RICOH THETA V or RICOH THETA Z1 cameras. The Entries were judged in four categories: Most Innovative, to evaluate innovation value; Most Practical, to evaluate practicality; Most Inspiring, to evaluate originality; and Judge's Freestyle Favorite, in which each judge can express their own preference.

The winners are:

Most Innovative

1st place:
Kasper Oerlemans  “Authydra”
2nd place:
Ed Oliver  “THETA Magic Filter”
3rd place:
Attila Tőkés  “AI Assisted 360 Live View”

Most Practical

1st place:
EarthCam Inc Developer  “VR Site Tour Timelapse”
2nd place:
jimmieD  “Shutter Volume Control”
3rd place:
Marco Herbst  “Evercam Open Source Timelapse”

Most Inspiring

1st place:
Cheese K  “Make Smile Shutter”
2nd place:
Vivent Wong  “Fast CV Painting”
3rd place:
Amine Amri  “Voice Activated Trigger”

Judge's Freestyle Favorite

1st place:
Imeve  “Avatour”
2nd place:
Prof. Jaime Andrés Rincón Arango  “THETA Robot”
3rd place:
Jorge André Hernández González Rubio  “Magic Sound BOX”

Contest information and details can be found below:

Plug-in which was submitted to RICOH THETA Dream and Built Contest will be in the RICOH THETA Plug-in Store (

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