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The New York Times taps Samsung to launch immersive 360-degree video journalism project

The New York Times is teaming up with Samsung to launch a new immersive 360-degree video journalism project.

Launching on the web; The New York Times‘ mobile apps; and through Samsung’s own virtual reality (VR) content service, Samsung VR; The Daily 360 promises “at least” one 360-degree video every day. Samsung has said it will provide Times‘ journalists around the world with access to its Gear 360 cameras and related equipment.

This isn’t the first time that the Times has aligned itself with immersive video — in October of last year it gave out one million Google Cardboard VR viewers, in partnership with Google, to promote and support a new slate of VR films.

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