I have no extra inside information on this, just noticed it this morning. 360 Rumors pointing out the RICOH THETA survey on new features:
Ricoh is working on the next version of the Ricoh Theta, and you can let them know what features are important to you so that they can create the camera that you want.
And here's the direct link to the survey:
Thank you for answering the questionnaire.
Did the Survey but @jcasman made a greater job on this Forum
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