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Samsung Joins Hands with Spanish Gallery to Add New Art Pieces to The Frame TV

Samsung Joins Hands with Spanish Gallery to Add New Art Pieces to The Frame TV

SEOUL, June 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday that it had added 23 masterpieces of 20th century art to The Frame, a picture frame-shaped television, in collaboration with the Thyssen-Bornemisza National Museum in Madrid. The new collection includes famous pieces by representative artists from the 20th century such as Piet Mondriaan and Wassily [...]

POSCO Workers to Wear Smartwatches to Monitor Colleagues’ Safety

POSCO Workers to Wear Smartwatches to Monitor Colleagues’ Safety

SEOUL, July 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Wearable technology will be used to enhance workplace safety culture at POSCO, the South Korean steelmaking giant announced on Wednesday. POSCO distributed smartwatches to 1200 employees who face occupational hazards at the company’s Pohang and Gwangyang steel mills. The smartwatches will serve as a digital monitoring tool to detect [...]

COVID-19 Prompts Businesses to Come up with Speedier Entry System

COVID-19 Prompts Businesses to Come up with Speedier Entry System

SEOUL, July 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Well known for its highly advanced technology, flash and catchy K-pop music, South Korea is also infamous for its ‘bali bali’ (meaning “hurry hurry” in Korean) culture. In the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, the nation has validated its ‘everything speedy’ attribute once again, showing off an innovative way [...]

Seoul to Introduce World’s 1st Mobile Hydroelectric Generator

Seoul to Introduce World’s 1st Mobile Hydroelectric Generator

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Agency and Enomad, a South Korean startup, plan to hold a special program on eco-friendly energy from October 12 to 20. The event, titled the ‘Cheonggyecheon Energy Fishing Ground’, invites participants to use a mobile hydroelectric generator to ‘catch’ hidden energy in the Cheonggyecheon Stream. Participants [...]

Most Accurate Standard Time Station in South Korea to Open Next Year

Most Accurate Standard Time Station in South Korea to Open Next Year

DAEJEON, Apr. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — The most accurate standard time station to date in South Korea will begin its test broadcasts sometime next year. According to the Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS), a new long-wave station will open early next year in Gyeonggi Province. Using a frequency between 50 and 100 kHZ, [...]

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 [...]