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Samsung @ SXSW: Gear 360 Hands-On Workshop

March 13 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Expand Your Field of View: Creating with Gear 360

Gear 360 is Samsung’s first 360-degree camera that empowers you to unleash your inner filmmaker. With a simple press of a button, you can capture the world around you, from every angle, all at once. Share your experiences instantly via social applications like Samsung VR, Facebook and YouTube or fully immerse yourself in the memories you’ve created by snapping your phone into a Samsung Gear VR headset.

In this technical workshop, you’ll get hands-on time with the Gear 360. Join us as we cover basic principles and best practices for filming in 360, including how to capture video, edit and publish using the Gear 360. Bring your laptop, curiosity and appetite – lunch is on us!


Join the VR revolution and learn how to create compelling 360 videos with Samsung Gear 360.

Target Audience

All creators welcome – Web Developers, Game Developers, Designers, Filmmakers, Photographers, Artists, VR Enthusiasts, and everyone in between.


Assumed Audience Knowledge

Students should have a general knowledge of VR and 360 video. No technical knowledge required.

Hardware requirements

Samsung will lend Gear 360 cameras, Galaxy devices and additional accessories necessary for completing the workshop. Students are expected to bring the following:

Personal laptop:

  • Mac OS X
  • Windows 7+ (recommended)

Software requirements

Students will need to download and install one of the following application(s):

Windows only:

Mac OS X / Windows:

  • Adobe Premiere Pro and Adobe After Effects
  • Mettle SkyBox Studio for Adobe After Effects: http://bit.ly/1OaksVj


March 13
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm


Galvanize Austin
118 Nueces Street
Austin, TX 78701 United States