Samsung ending some services this summer.


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May or may not affect you but if you own any Samsung devices, you should take note of the following:

A Message from Samsung XR
After years of industry innovation in the immersive space, Samsung XR is ending service for its XR applications across web, mobile and headset platforms. The service will terminate on 30 September 2020. In the meantime, users will see the following changes roll out across key dates:
Effective immediately:
  • 360° video upload is unavailable.
  • Premium video purchases are suspended. Note that if you have purchased premium videos from the service, then you will be able to access the content until September 30, 2020.
  • All Samsung XR and Samsung VR Video clients will no longer receive updates.
Effective June 30, 2020:
  • The Samsung VR Video app will no longer be supported on Oculus Go, Oculus Rift, or Oculus Quest, and will be removed from the Oculus store.
Effective September 30, 2020:
  • All Samsung XR user accounts will be disabled and removed. All users’ account information and associated data will be permanently deleted from the Samsung XR service.
  • All published videos will be removed from the Samsung XR service. Once deleted, data cannot be recovered. Samsung XR will not be liable for any losses from deletion of any video. If you wish to retain any published videos stored on the service, please sign into the Creator Portal and download your assets ahead of service termination.
  • The Samsung VR Video app will no longer be supported on Samsung Gear VR or Windows Odyssey. The app will also be removed from the Oculus and Microsoft Mixed Reality stores.
  • The Samsung XR mobile app will no longer be supported on Android devices. The mobile app will also be removed from the Galaxy Store and Google Play.
If you have further questions about these changes please read through our Q&A or email
Thank you for your continued support,
Samsung XR
If there is a better location for this advisory, please feel free to move it.
Is there an “easy” conversion from Samsung VR to a different VR format, like YouTube or Oculus? Hopefully you have the original content someplace not under Samsung’s influence.

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