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Samsung to Apply Smart Features to All Home Appliances by 2020

Samsung to Apply Smart Features to All Home Appliances by 2020

SEOUL, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it plans to apply smart features, such as Internet-of-Things (IoT) and voice recognition, to all of its home appliances lineup by 2020. The South Korean tech giant said it has been making efforts to prepare for what it calls “the era of smart homes,” [...]

Wind-Free Air Conditioners Highlight Samsung’s Growing Tech Acumen

Wind-Free Air Conditioners Highlight Samsung’s Growing Tech Acumen

SEOUL, Jul. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics’ dedication to technology development has entered the spotlight, as tech enthusiasts and everyday consumers alike have taken notice of the company’s groundbreaking product releases like the new Wind-Free Air Conditioner. Technologies like the Wind-Free Air Conditioner (it’s exactly what it sounds like) and Samsung washing machines with [...]

LG Says Its Robot Vacuum Cleaner as ‘Intelligent as 7-year-old child’

LG Says Its Robot Vacuum Cleaner as ‘Intelligent as 7-year-old child’

SEOUL, Jul. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Monday that independent studies showed its robot vacuum cleaner released earlier this year were as intelligent as a 6-to-7-year-old child. Citing a research conducted by Robotics & Intelligent Systems Lab under Seoul National University, the South Korean consumer electronics giant said the vacuum cleaner, named [...]

IoT Subscribers Surpass 6 mln in S. Korea

IoT Subscribers Surpass 6 mln in S. Korea

SEOUL, Jul. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of subscribers to Internet-of-Things (IoT) services in South Korea is presumed to have surpassed the 6 million mark last month, government data showed Wednesday. According to the data compiled by the Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning, the number of South Koreans using IoT-related services came [...]

Samsung Collaborates with Red Bull on Extreme Sports Content

Samsung Collaborates with Red Bull on Extreme Sports Content

SEOUL, June 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it will showcase video content on extreme sports produced in collaboration with Austria-based Red Bull through its high-end TV products. Under the project named “See the unexpected,” the video will be showcased through its QLED TVs displayed at the company’s shops around the globe [...]

Head of SK Says Toshiba Deal is ‘Not Finished’

Head of SK Says Toshiba Deal is ‘Not Finished’

SEOUL, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Group Chairman Chey Tae-won said Friday its semiconductor arm’s move to join the acquisition of Toshiba Corp.’s chip business is “not finished,” hinting there are still challenges moving forward. The remark came as a global consortium including South Korea’s SK hyinx Inc. was tapped as the preferred bidder [...]

LG to Market Premium Home Appliances on Vietnamese TV Show

LG to Market Premium Home Appliances on Vietnamese TV Show

SEOUL, May 15 (Korea Bizwire) – LG Electronics has partnered with Vietnam’s leading state-run broadcaster, HTV7, to market its premium line-up of home appliances through a local entertainment program.  According to the company, the show titled Smart Wives premieres on May 16, to be aired for the next thirteen weeks.  In the show, two local [...]

Premium Home Appliances a Boon for Electronics Makers

Premium Home Appliances a Boon for Electronics Makers

SEOUL, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) – The home appliance divisions at Samsung and LG thrived in the first quarter of this year, despite Q1 traditionally being an off-season for household appliances, a reversal of fortunes largely attributed to the electronics giants’ premium products.  Despite higher price tags for premium electronics, the products help manufacturers boost [...]

S. Korea Launches Alliance to Nurture “Smart Home” Industry

S. Korea Launches Alliance to Nurture “Smart Home” Industry

SEOUL, April 26 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea launched an alliance of leading information and communication technology and construction firms on Wednesday to nurture the “smart home” industry that connects artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) to home appliances.  “We can make the world’s leading smart home industry with the combination of our [...]