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Incheon Airport to Introduce Helper Robots Next Month

Incheon Airport to Introduce Helper Robots Next Month

SEOUL, June 20 (Yonhap) – Incheon International Airport is introducing robots next month which could soon help customers find check-in counters and move luggage, and will also be capable of serving food at restaurants. According to Incheon Airport officials on Monday, five guide robots and another five for cleaning will be trialed from next month, [...]

Drone Events Enter the Mainstream Amid Growing Public Interest

Drone Events Enter the Mainstream Amid Growing Public Interest

SEOUL, June 7 (Korea Bizwire) – As drone sales worldwide are forecast to reach 2.5 million units this year, the growing interest in unmanned aerial vehicles in South Korea is seeing a number of drone events take place around the country. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport (MOLIT) is holding a competition for 3D [...]

New Report Tracks EM Wave Absorption for Industry’s Top Smartwatches

New Report Tracks EM Wave Absorption for Industry’s Top Smartwatches

SEOUL, June 2 (Korea Bizwire) – A recent report from the National Radio Research Agency has revealed that an LG smartwatch has the highest Specific Absorption Rate, as part of an EM wave absorption analysis for Apple, Samsung and LG smartwatches.  The SAR measures the rate at which energy is absorbed by the human body [...]

South Korean Research Institute Develops 3-Dimensional Wireless Charger

South Korean Research Institute Develops 3-Dimensional Wireless Charger

SEOUL, May 26 (Korea Bizwire) – Researchers at the Electronics Telecommunications Research Institute have developed a cup holder-shaped wireless charger for smartphones dubbed E-Cup, allowing devices to charge regardless of their position as long as they sit inside the cup.  According to researchers, conventional wireless smartphone chargers are two-dimensional, and typically operate by placing the [...]

South Korea Sees More Patents for High-Tech Smart Gloves

South Korea Sees More Patents for High-Tech Smart Gloves

DAEJEON, April 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Patent applications for high-tech smart gloves are on the rise.  According to the Korea Intellectual Property Office, the number of smart glove patent applications quadrupled over the past five years (2012 to 2016) to an average of 17.8 per year from what was 4.6 patents between 2007 and 2011.  [...]

Galaxy S8 Sales Estimated at Beyond 40 Mln Units

Galaxy S8 Sales Estimated at Beyond 40 Mln Units

SEOUL, April 7 (Korea Bizwire) – The combined sales of Samsung Electronics Co.’s new flagship Galaxy S8 series, which will officially hit shelves later this month, is expected to surpass the 40 million unit mark, industry data showed Friday. South Korea’s brokerage houses estimated the sales of the Galaxy S8 and the Galaxy S8 Plus [...]

Naver’s Self-Driving Robot Highlights Future Ambitions

Naver’s Self-Driving Robot Highlights Future Ambitions

GOYANG, South Korea, March 31 (Korea Bizwire) – Making an appearance at an auto show for the first time, Naver, operator of Korea’s leading web portal, showcased its ambitious self-driving technology at the 2017 Seoul Motor Show.  But it wasn’t the Naver autonomous vehicle that the tech giant was bragging about at the show, it [...]