Now, there is nothing that smart phones can't do.
Make a map of your dinner route? Done.
Automatically deposit paper checks into your bank account. Deposited.
Find you a date or even your soul mate. . .
It depends who you ask.
But a mobile technology company wants to take the power of smartphones to a new level of immersive sharing.
For the announcement of the 2016 Samsung unpacking event, the most concerned is undoubtedly the company's emphasis on virtual reality.
The event held last month during the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona was South Korea-
US-based companies to world tech media, sellers and all-
In a blue cave.
At the conference center, the crowd gathered to sit and wait, holding virtual reality headsets in hand, waiting for the company to show off its two new smartphones --
Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge.
But while on the phone, the angry crowd gave a sigh of excitement and applause, the focus of the company was (
And accompanying celebrities)
Its latest VR innovations, combined with two new smartphone models, prove to be exciting for those present.
"Samsung continues to move beyond the boundaries of smartphones and mobile experience," D. J.
Koh, president of Samsung Electronics's mobile communications business, talked about a new focus.
In addition to last year's Gear VR headset offering a home-watching VR experience, the company plans to release the Gear 360 wireless camera later this year.
"With Gear 360, we're creating a new way of telling stories," Pranav Mistry, vice-
President of Samsung Electronics Research said at the event.
"A new way to capture the world around us.
The Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge are at the center of the experience.
"Unlike the brand's Projet Beyond camera for professional photographers, the Gear 360 device is designed to increase by 360-
Degree sharing between non-degreepro set.
"360, because the real world is not a direction.
Around us, "said Mistry.
"We designed the Gear 360 to help you tell your story.
Capture those interesting parts of life in new ways.
"So, what is the Gear 360?
The device is a small spherical camera (
Smaller than baseball)
Two fisheye lenses on the mini tripod to capture 360
Degree of action in the photo (
30 pixels with an aperture of f2. 0)or video (
3,840 by 1,920 measurement).
The Gear 360 camera will be released later this year.
With content that can be viewed in real time on selected Samsung smartphones, recorded to a micro SD card or saved to a media library of selected devices, the ability to share VR content-
From fashion shows and holidays, to personal family moments, and even sporting events --
That's why we see the celebrity image mentioned earlier.
Samsung's Gear 360 announcement was a huge boost, thanks to the tech industry's rock recognition --star —
Experts in social sharing
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg
Social media ingenue unexpectedly demonstrated the partnership between the two brands at last month's tech company event, which will make VR technology mainstream.
"About 10 years ago, most of what we shared and experienced was text and photos," Zuckerberg said . ".
"But soon, we will live in a world where everyone has the ability to share and experience the whole scene, as if you were there --
In front of the man.
Facebook bought virtual reality company Oculus for up to $2 billion in 2014, and the company seems determined to turn virtual reality into a "thing" by working with the tech giant ".
"On Facebook, we're thinking of giving people a richer tool to share and experience everything they want in the world," Zuckerberg said . ".
"VR is the next platform that anyone can create and experience anything they want.
"While VR has been used primarily for gaming and entertainment purposes in the past, Zuckerberg and the Samsung team expect people to share their lives and experiences on social media through immersive technology.
Zuckerberg even described virtual reality as "the most social platform" thanks to its ability to addthe-
The instant experience of online video sharing has become popular.
"Our community already likes 360 videos.
Every day, more than 360 people are watching a video.
"More than 20,000 of them have been uploaded, uploading hundreds of new ones every day," Zuckerberg told angry people . ".
"But it's too early for the 360 video.
We only have a few years to experience this high.
Quality 360 content.
"The new level does not prevent Zuckerberg from guessing where the latest VR technology will be for social sharing in the future.
"One day in the near future, all of us will have the ability to broadcast and broadcast live what we are doing at any time," he said . ".
"In this way, our friends, our families and the people we care about can experience it just as they are with us.
If he is right, virtual reality may soon become reality.