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Samsung starts contest to find VR applications

Thursday 14 April 2016 | 10:28 CET | News
Samsung announced a contest to find new applications for virtual reality devices such as its Gear VR headset. Applications can be submitted until 11 May, after which an expert jury will pick a handful of candidates to pitch at the Startup Fest Europe at the end of May. The winners will work with Samsung to develop their ideas, and, the resulting products will be launched on the Dutch market. Startup Fest Europe is supported by the Dutch gvoernment's startup ambassador Neelie Kroes and Prince Constantijn.   

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless / Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Samsung
Countries: Netherlands
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