Developing 360° Plug-ins with the New RICOH THETA - Webinar - Thurs, May 10

Please sign up for our “Developing 360° Plug-ins with the New RICOH THETA” webinar on May 10, 2018 11:00 AM PDT at:


In this webinar, you will learn how to program for the world’s best selling VR 360° camera, the RICOH THETA. Developers interested in unlocking their Vs and getting started will be able to contact us at the end at the end of the webinar to take the first step.

The newest model of the THETA, the RICOH THETA V, is now based on an Android OS, and allows developers the ability to build plug-ins that install directly inside the camera.

Jesse Casman, from, has used THETAs since the second-gen m15 model. Jesse will cover the main features and opportunities for developers and take a deeper look at the THETA V Android development environment, including an overview the docs and SDK that are available for developers.



  • Welcome and introduction (2 mins)
  • Jesse’s overview of the THETA V development environment (30 mins)
  • Questions (20 mins)

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.

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Screencast recording available here:

Agenda with Resource Links

Unlocking your camera to start development

List of tech being shown

  • Unlocked THETA V
  • Android SDK
    • Android Studio
    • adb
  • THETA Plug-in SDK
    • Plug-in Application
    • Plug-in Library
  • Vysor


  • Look inside RICOH THETA V using Vysor
  • Open up the SDK in Android Studio
  • Install SDK using adb

Take a picture!

  • Do a simple edit, rebuild plug-in application, reload on THETA

Take a picture! (with the new remapped shutter button)

Congratulations, you’ve developed your first THETA V plug-in!

Next Steps

  • Send us your .apk and we’ll test it on an unlocked THETA V
  • Contact us to get your unlock your THETA V and get started developing!
  • Come to the Technical Workshop! Wed, May 30, Bay Area
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This was an excellent webinar. Thanks for putting it on. This is the best video and best webinar we’ve put together so far. Thanks for the big effort. :slight_smile: :theta::theta_s:

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