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South Korean Coffeehouse Chain Showcases Robot Cafe

South Korean Coffeehouse Chain Showcases Robot Cafe

SEOUL, Jan. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — A new café where robots serve drinks has opened in Seoul. South Korean Coffeehouse chain Dal.komm Coffee held a launch event for the new robot café ‘b;eat’ on Tuesday at Some Sevit Floating Island in Seocho District, Seoul, celebrating the first robot café which opened at Incheon Airport’s new Terminal [...]

Samsung, LG Add New Logistics Facilities in U.S. over Safeguard Measures

Samsung, LG Add New Logistics Facilities in U.S. over Safeguard Measures

SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. said Tuesday they have set up new logistics facilities in the United States in an apparent move to better cope with U.S. safeguard measures. Samsung Electronics America has signed a deal with a real-estate firm to lease a 421,000-square-foot facility in Edgefield [...]

Samsung Galaxy S9 Likely to Feature Variable Aperture

Samsung Galaxy S9 Likely to Feature Variable Aperture

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy S9 smartphone appears likely to feature a variable aperture camera, according to industry sources and news reports. The new smartphone, set to be unveiled next month, reportedly has a camera that can be moved from a very fast aperture of f/1.5 to a slightly slower [...]

Apple to Launch 1st Retail Shop in South Korea

Apple to Launch 1st Retail Shop in South Korea

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Apple Korea said Wednesday it will open its first full-fledged retail shop in South Korea this month to help customers buy, repair and experience iPhones and other Apple products. The first shop in South Korea will open on Garosugil in the affluent southern district of Gangnam in Seoul on [...]

Samsung, LG to Release New AI-based Air Conditioners This Month: Sources

Samsung, LG to Release New AI-based Air Conditioners This Month: Sources

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean air conditioner manufacturers will begin selling new air conditioners this month, well ahead of summer, promoting models with artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) technology, industry sources said Tuesday. IoT is a concept in which objects are connected to the Internet and identify themselves [...]

Samsung’s Sound Laboratory Keeps Hitting the Right Notes

Samsung’s Sound Laboratory Keeps Hitting the Right Notes

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – On the outskirts of Los Angeles sits a white, rather nondescript building that is Samsung Electronics’ Audio Lab, an R&D center dedicated to fine-tuning the South Korean tech giant’s speakers into the world’s best. Though on January 12, there were a mere 23 employees found working in the [...]

Samsung Elec, LG Display Get Spotlight at CES

Samsung Elec, LG Display Get Spotlight at CES

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — New products from South Korea’s Samsung and LG received rave reviews from multiple foreign media after their showcase at the Consumer Electronics Show under way here Thursday. Samsung Electronics’ “The Wall,” the first MicroLED TV, and the rollable display from LG Display stood out the most, being selected [...]