French Long Jumper, Arnaud Assoumani, visited the Samsung Galaxy Studio in Olympic Park on Thursday, September 15th. Arnaud took a tour of the Galaxy Studio and experienced Samsung’s latest mobile products such as Galaxy S7 / Galaxy S7 edge and Gear VR immersive technologies. The Paralympian also experienced unique, hands-on opportunities including Samsung Mobile Accessibility technology features designed to help those with various disabilities.
After winning a bronze medal this week in Rio, Arnaud visited the Samsung Galaxy Studio, which re-opened last week in Olympic Park. The Galaxy Studio was revamped to help all fans embrace the excitement of the Paralympic Games. The Studio includes several accessibility features, ensuring all consumers, athletes and fans are able to take part in a variety of interactive experiences through their Samsung Galaxy smartphones.
One of the main attractions that Arnaud experienced first-hand was the Gear VR 4D Experience Zone, where he tried exhilarating Olympic Sports, roller coaster rides and kayaking through water rapids via Samsung Gear VR paired with Galaxy mobile devices.
“My experience here at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games has been incredible, and I’m delighted I’ve been able to capture and share all my moments through the Samsung Paralympic Blogger program,” said Assoumani while visiting the Samsung Galaxy Studio. “Today at the Samsung Galaxy Studio, I was able to see all this cool technology and I especially loved the Gear VR 4D Experience Zone – it felt so real!”
French Paralympian, Arnaud Assoumani, visits the Samsung Galaxy Studio in Olympic Park with his Rio 2016 Paralympic Games bronze medal.
French Paralympian, Arnaud Assoumani, participates in the Galaxy Accessibility Experience Programs at the Samsung Galaxy Studio. Arnaud tested out the Blind Game during the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
French Paralympian, Arnaud Assoumani, experiences the high-speed thrill of a roller coaster through a virtual reality film at the Samsung Galaxy Studio Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The film is displayed through the Samsung Galaxy smartphone and Gear VR.
French Paralympian, Arnaud Assoumani is all smiles as he experiences simulated Olympic kayaking through 4D motion virtual reality at the Samsung Galaxy Studio in Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The film is displayed through the Samsung Galaxy smartphone and compatible gear.
Inside the Social Galaxy Room, French Paralympian, Arnaud Assoumani was able to see his past Instagram moments come to life in full 360 at the Samsung Galaxy Studio in Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
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About Samsung’s Involvement in the Paralympic Games
Samsung is a Worldwide Partner of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) in the Wireless Communications Equipment category. Starting with the Torino 2006 Paralympic Winter Games, Samsung has supported the Beijing 2008 Paralympic Games, the Vancouver 2010 Paralympic Winter Games, the London 2012 Paralympic Games, and the Sochi 2014 Paralympic Winter Games and is proud to be an official partner of the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games. Samsung hosts various Paralympic Games campaigns that aim to enable everyone around the world to participate in the Paralympic movement and to spread the excitement and inspiration of the Games through its wireless communication technologies. Samsung’s commitment as a Worldwide Partner continues through Rio 2016, PyeongChang 2018, and Tokyo 2020, and after 2016, will expand its category of sponsorship “Wireless Communications Equipment and Computing Equipment,” including smartphones, tablets, laptops, personal computers and other computing equipment, and desktop printers.
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