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First Apple Store in S. Korea Previews with a “Nice to Meet You”

First Apple Store in S. Korea Previews with a “Nice to Meet You”

SEOUL, Jan. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The pure white wall standing at the Sinsa-dong location of South Korea’s first Apple Store is wearing a friendlier face. Pedestrians striding pass the area have taken note of the colorful “반가워요”, Korean for “nice to meet you”, that has been inscribed from left to right underneath the unmistakable [...]

Robots to Help Passengers at Gimpo Airport

Robots to Help Passengers at Gimpo Airport

SEOUL, Jan. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Robots have been introduced at Gimpo Airport to help passengers find gates, restrooms and provide weather information. According to the Korea Airports Corporation, self-driving robots are being trailed from Tuesday in waiting areas for international flights at Gimpo Airport. Equipped with four-sided LCD screens and self-driving technology, the robots can [...]

Samsung Adds 100 Masterpieces to Art Store for TV “The Frame”

Samsung Adds 100 Masterpieces to Art Store for TV “The Frame”

SEOUL, Nov. 22 (Korea Bizwire) – Masterpieces like Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” and Millet’s “The Haymakers” are now available on the art store of Samsung Electronics TV “The Frame”. All told, 100 masterpieces have been added to the catalogue and can be displayed through the TV’s Art Mode. A monthly subscription fee guarantees access [...]

S. Korean Research Lab Transfers Artificial Feet Tech to U.S. Prosthetics Firm

S. Korean Research Lab Transfers Artificial Feet Tech to U.S. Prosthetics Firm

SEOUL, Nov. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Artificial limbs have taken one step closer to becoming a functional reality after the blueprints for the “Toe-Flex”, a pair of artificially-manufactured feet, were transferred to U.S. prosthetics firm ST&G with an aim to commercialize the technology. The transfer agreement will be signed between the U.S. firm’s representatives and [...]

LG Electronics to Release Voice-Activated Washing Machine

LG Electronics to Release Voice-Activated Washing Machine

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – The Tromm Washer, equipped with AI-supported voice recognition capabilities, will be released by the end of this year according to LG Electronics, making it the company’s second appliance to recognize spoken commands after the Whisen Dual Air Conditioner was introduced into the market in July. Turning the machine on [...]