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University Holds Online Matriculation Ceremony with Avatars

University Holds Online Matriculation Ceremony with Avatars

SEOUL, March 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Universities are witnessing a wide range of ideas for online matriculation ceremonies as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage on. Soonchunhyang University held a virtual matriculation ceremony on Tuesday where students were able to participate as avatars. The school created a virtual space designed after the campus’s main sports [...]

S. Korean Firms Sweep Innovation Awards at CES 2021

S. Korean Firms Sweep Innovation Awards at CES 2021

SEOUL, Jan. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean companies swept this year’s innovation awards at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES), the world’s largest tech expo. The number of Korean products that won CES 2021 Innovation Awards this year totaled 101, accounting for 26.2 percent of the total award-winning products (386), according to the Korea [...]

Korea Shipbuilding Introduces Virtual LNG Carrier

Korea Shipbuilding Introduces Virtual LNG Carrier

SEOUL, Jan. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Major shipbuilder Korea Shipbuilding & Offshore Engineering Co. said Monday that the world’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier virtual test drive solution had received preliminary approval by Lloyd’s Register, a British quality assurance and risk management company. Korea Shipbuilding’s solution uses a digital twin platform to build a [...]

SK Bioscience to Build IoT Control Center for Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines

SK Bioscience to Build IoT Control Center for Distribution of COVID-19 Vaccines

SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean vaccine maker SK Bioscience Co. will be assigned to the role of managing and distributing COVID-19 vaccines for the coronavirus through an Internet of Things (IoT)-based integrated control center. The company will be bringing in the first batches of Pfizer Inc.’s vaccines, which will require cold storage. [...]