Ricoh Theta


Ricoh Theta

Why Libraries?

With its dynamic photo range and 360-degree capabilities, the Ricoh Theta SC2 enables libraries to create high-quality virtual tours and introduce their spaces to individuals virtually while also offering opportunities for hands-on photography skill development.


The Ricoh Theta SC2 camera is a compact and user-friendly device designed for capturing immersive 360-degree photos and videos. With high-resolution image quality, built-in editing features, and seamless connectivity, it offers a convenient solution for anyone looking to explore the world of virtual reality content creation.

Use Cases

  • Virtual Tours: Libraries can create immersive virtual tours using the Theta SC2, allowing users to explore library spaces, sections, and exhibits remotely. This enhances accessibility and engagement for those who are unable to visit in person.
  • Digital Exhibitions: The Theta SC2 can be used to capture high-quality 360-degree images of special exhibitions or rare collections. These images can then be shared online, allowing users to virtually browse and engage with the library’s unique holdings.
  • Educational Resources: The Theta SC2 can be used to record educational content like tutorials, demonstrations, or instructional videos. Libraries can share these resources on their websites or social media platforms, providing valuable learning materials to their patrons.
  • Virtual Reality Experiences: By recording 360-degree videos or photos, libraries can provide virtual reality experiences to patrons. These experiences could include virtual storytelling sessions, immersive educational programs, or interactive exhibits.

By incorporating the Ricoh Theta SC2, libraries can enhance their digital presence, extend their reach, and offer engaging and immersive experiences to their patrons.



  • Ricoh Theta
  • Battery life
    • Still images: Approx. 260 images
    • Video: Approx. 60 minutes
  • Dimensions
    • 45.2 mm (W) × 130.6 mm (H) × 22.9 mm (D)
  • Weight
    • Approx. 104 g
  • Internal memory
    • Approx. 14 GB
  • File size (still images)
    • 5376 × 2688
  • File size and frame rate (videos)
    • 3840 × 1920 / 29.97 fps
    • 1920 × 960 / 29.97 fps
  • Image file format
    • Still images: JPEG
    • Video: MP4 
  • External interface
    • Micro USB: USB 2.0

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