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Samsung Expands Area of Application for HDR10+ Service

Samsung Expands Area of Application for HDR10+ Service

SEOUL, Dec. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it will expand the application of HDR10+, a next-generation high dynamic range (HDR) video technology, to IPTV and video games. HDR10+, an open standard led by Samsung, refers to technology that delivers more vivid color displays by optimizing the level of brightness and contrast [...]

SK Telecom Prevents Manhole Accidents Through IoT Technology

SK Telecom Prevents Manhole Accidents Through IoT Technology

SEOUL, Dec. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s largest wireless carrier, said Wednesday it will introduce a new safety management solution in which smartphones are used to remotely monitor the risk factors of manhole accidents. The solution is a combination of TANGO, SK Telecom’s artificial intelligence (AI)-based system; cybersecurity service provider SK [...]

Samsung Foldable Phone Sales for Enterprise Use More than Double On-year in 10 Months

Samsung Foldable Phone Sales for Enterprise Use More than Double On-year in 10 Months

SEOUL, Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday its foldable phone sales to enterprise customers more than doubled over the past year, thanks in part to increased adoption by finance professionals. The number of Galaxy Z Fold and Galaxy Z Flip the company contracted to enterprise customers went up by 105 percent [...]

Research Institute to Issues Digital Test Result Certificates Using Blockchain Technology

Research Institute to Issues Digital Test Result Certificates Using Blockchain Technology

SEOUL, Nov. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Efforts are underway to issue digital test result certificates that cannot be forged, using blockchain technology. The state-run certification institute Korea Testing & Research Institute and local paperless trade service provider Korea Trade Network Co. on Tuesday signed a memorandum of understanding for the issuance and distribution of digital [...]

Seoul City Plans to Set Up Robot and Drone Logistics Center at Gas Station

Seoul City Plans to Set Up Robot and Drone Logistics Center at Gas Station

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Monday it will start an experimental project to transform gas stations into logistics hubs of the future. The growing popularity of online transactions and diversifying logistics channels have resulted in higher demand for distribution, but warehouses and logistics complexes in the capital city only [...]

Hyundai Mobis Develops Autonomous Industrial Robot

Hyundai Mobis Develops Autonomous Industrial Robot

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea’s biggest auto parts maker, said Sunday it had completed the development of industrial robot and system based on autonomous driving and launched trial operations. With articulated arms, the newly-developed mobile cooperative robot can perform tasks with other workers, while moving in self-driving mode in [...]

Local Businesses Join Hands to Create Connected Car Ecosystem

Local Businesses Join Hands to Create Connected Car Ecosystem

SEOUL, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A variety of South Korean businesses, including those specializing in automobiles, self-driving technology, semiconductors for automobiles, and telecommunications software will unite forces to create a connected car ecosystem. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced that it hosted an inauguration ceremony for the Connected Car Alliance in Yeouido, [...]

S. Korean Institute Develops Fire Extinguishing Grenade for Hard-to-Access Fires

S. Korean Institute Develops Fire Extinguishing Grenade for Hard-to-Access Fires

CHONAN, Nov. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Institute of Industrial Technology said Thursday its research team had developed a fire-extinguishing grenade using gas hydrate to help put out fires at hard-to-access sites in a fast and accurate manner. Gas hydrate is an ice-shaped material that contains gas molecules such as methane within water molecules. [...]