What is the RICOH THETA PLUG-IN PARTNER PROGRAM?

This is a generic term of the services for developers to develop add-on applications to be added inside of THETA.

Where can I obtain detailed information of the RICOH THETA PLUG-IN PARTNER PROGRAM?

Information of PLUG-IN PARTNER PROGRAM is available at: links below;

Is it possible to do the developer registration from any countries?

All countries except below;

any U.S. embargoed countries (currently including, but necessarily limited to, Crimea – Region of Ukraine, Cuba, Iran, North Korea, Sudan and Syria) or to anyone on the U.S. Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Department of Commerce Denied Person’s List or Entity List.

Is it possible for either an individual or a corporation to apply the developer registration?

YES.

Does it cost to do the developer registration?

NO.

How can I change a content of the developer registration?

You can change it from here.

How can I change the password?

You can change and reset the password from here.

How can I cancel the developer registration?

You can cancel the registration from here.

How much does it cost to publish Plug-in?

Free of charge.

Can I sell the Plug-in at the Store?

Currently you cannot sell the Plug-in. Ricoh is planning to place a payment system at the store for the future.

What languages can be used at Plug-in?

You can use English and some parts of Japanese.

Are there any guide lines for the screeing process of Plug-in?

You can refer to the guide lines from here.

Can I decide the final release date of Plug-in?

NO.

How long does it take for Ricoh to do screening process of Plug-in?

It takes around 10 business days. However depending on the Plug-in content and number of Plug-ins, it may take time more.

Is there the guide line of User Experience?

You can refer to the policy from here.

Can I track the number of downloads of Plug-in?

Currently it is not available. The function is consided to be added in the near future.

Where can I contact for development of Plug-in?

You can ask technical support from here after login.

Can I use functions subject to the Google Certification?

NO.

How many Plug-ins work at the same time?

Only one Plug-in works at THETA V.

After publishing Plug-in, how can I cancel it?

You can cancel it from here.

What is the maximum APK size of Plug-in?

The upper limit is 256MB.

Why is the direction information sometimes attached to images and sometimes not?

Orientation information may not be recorded if a magnet or other magnetic item is placed near the camera. In such cases, it is recommended that you calibrate the electromagnetic compass by moving the camera in a figure eight before taking photos.

In addition, you can check the status of the calibration of the electronic compass with the presence or absence of COMPASS_CALIBRATION by using State which obtains the state of the camera through the the Web API.