Brazilian T38 Sprinter, Verônica Hipólito visited the Samsung Galaxy Studio in Olympic Park on Tuesday, September 13th. Verônica 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.
Following this week’s competition, in which she won a Silver Medal in 100 m – T38, Verônica 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 Verônica experienced first-hand was the Gear VR 4D Experience Zone, where she tried exhilarating Olympic Sports, roller coaster rides and kayaking through water rapids via Samsung Gear VR paired with Galaxy mobile devices.
Inside the Social Galaxy Room, Brazilian Paralympic Medalist, Verônica Hipólito, was able to see her past Instagram moments come to life in full 360 at the Samsung Galaxy Studio in Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on Tuesday, September 13th 2016.
Brazilian Paralympic Medalist, Verônica Hipólito, is all smiles as she experiences the high-speed thrill of simulated Olympic kayaking through 4D motion virtual reality at the Samsung Galaxy Studio Olympic Park in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on September 13th, 2016. The film is displayed through the Samsung Galaxy smartphone and Gear VR.
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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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