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Lotte Teams Up With Kakao to Develop Mobile Kiosk Service

Lotte Teams Up With Kakao to Develop Mobile Kiosk Service

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean IT giant Kakao has announced the signing of a business agreement with Lotte to develop new artificial intelligence services, including a mobile kiosk that will allow customers to place orders at restaurants and coffeehouses without having to line up. Kakao and Lotte Data Communication Company, retail giant Lotte’s [...]

Naver and Kakao’s Battle for AI Speaker Dominance Might Be Decided By Emoji Characters

Naver and Kakao’s Battle for AI Speaker Dominance Might Be Decided By Emoji Characters

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – The battle for AI speaker dominance is about to get heated as Naver and Kakao are sending out their very best “spokespersons” to the marketing front. According to tech industry insiders, Naver is planning to release its AI speaker “Wave” before the year is up. Concurrently, Kakao is making [...]

LG V30 Will Feature Korean-Language Google Assistant

LG V30 Will Feature Korean-Language Google Assistant

SEOUL, Aug. 23 (Korea Bizwire) – LG Electronics Inc.’s upcoming flagship smartphone, the LG V30, is expected to support the Korean-language edition of Google Assistant, a voice recognition program created by U.S. tech giant Google Inc., industry sources said Wednesday. Google earlier said it will complete the development of the Korean edition of Google Assistant [...]

Domino’s Launches ‘DomiChat’ AI Chatbot Service

Domino’s Launches ‘DomiChat’ AI Chatbot Service

SEOUL, Aug. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Pizza restaurant chain Domino’s Pizza announced on Sunday it has launched a new AI chatbot service through which users can place orders online. ‘DomiChat’ is an artificial intelligence-based service that allows users to place orders on the internet or using a mobile app easily by talking to a chatbot, making [...]

Stray Dog App Picks Up Support from Ministry of Agriculture

Stray Dog App Picks Up Support from Ministry of Agriculture

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) —  The Ministry of Agriculture held a trial event earlier this week for an award-winning stray dog app called ‘Paw in Hand’, which helps users find lost dogs or adopt unclaimed pets. The event hosted by the Ministry for Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFRA) at Daejeon’s animal protection center [...]

Samsung, Mexican Government Team Up to Expand Educational Opportunities in Mexico

Samsung, Mexican Government Team Up to Expand Educational Opportunities in Mexico

MEXICO CITY, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — It was announced on Saturday that Samsung Electronics and the Secretaría de Comunicaciones y Transportes, Mexico’s Ministry of Communications and Transport, have shaken hands on a deal that will see the Korean company support the Puntos México Conectado (PMC) initiative carried out by the ministry. The initiative is part [...]

Rice Farmers Impressed by Agricultural Drone

Rice Farmers Impressed by Agricultural Drone

North Chungcheong Province, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — A trial performance of an agricultural drone took place yesterday in in North Chungcheong Province’s Okcheon County, with the unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) spraying pesticides over one hectare of land in 10 minutes and leaving rice farmers impressed. The trial event organized by the Okcheon Agricultural Extension [...]

South Korean Broadcasters Begin Ultra-HD Transmission

South Korean Broadcasters Begin Ultra-HD Transmission

SEOUL, June 1 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Broadcasters Association announced on Wednesday the launch of ultra-high-definition broadcasts by three major broadcasters – KBS, MBC and SBS.  UHD broadcasts provide four times the resolution of the current high-definition broadcasts, and viewers can experience various IP-based services when they connect their TVs to the Internet, officials [...]