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Samsung Joins Hands with Qualcomm, Google to Build XR Ecosystem

Samsung Joins Hands with Qualcomm, Google to Build XR Ecosystem

SAN FRANCISCO/SEOUL, Feb. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. said Thursday it will collaborate with Qualcomm and Google to build an ecosystem for extended reality (XR). Samsung announced the partnership at the Galaxy Unpacked event in San Francisco on Wednesday (local time), where it unveiled new Galaxy S flagship smartphones [...]

VR-based Logistics Facilities Management Technology Developed in Busan

VR-based Logistics Facilities Management Technology Developed in Busan

BUSAN, Jan. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean company has developed a new system that allows for the real-time monitoring of logistics facilities using virtual reality (VR) technology, the Busan city government said Thursday. Kuls, a logistics firm located in Busan, recently applied for a patent for its “VR-based logistics center monitoring technology and [...]

Nongshim Brings Metaverse Popup Store into Reality

Nongshim Brings Metaverse Popup Store into Reality

SEOUL, Jan. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean instant noodle maker Nongshim Co. is exploring ways to attract young consumers who are reducing their consumption of instant noodles, or “ramyeon” in Korean. The company opened a Shin Ramyun cafeteria popup store in the hip district of Seongsudong in eastern Seoul on Monday. It brought the [...]

Unification Ministry Recreates Lost Villages in DMZ on Metaverse

Unification Ministry Recreates Lost Villages in DMZ on Metaverse

SEOUL, Dec. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s unification ministry on Wednesday said it has virtually recreated lost villages in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) that existed prior to the 1950-1953 Korean War through a metaverse platform. Some 400 villages were known to have existed in the DMZ, among which the ministry picked the largest ones [...]

Construction Firms Showcase Metaverse Model Houses

Construction Firms Showcase Metaverse Model Houses

SEOUL, Oct. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Model houses using metaverse technology are emerging as a new trend in the South Korean construction industry, as part of efforts to reduce the cost needed to build and operate real model houses as well as to reach a wider customer base without physical limits. Lotte Engineering & Construction Co., [...]

KAIST Develops WonderScope Near-surface AR Device

KAIST Develops WonderScope Near-surface AR Device

DAEJEON, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) said Tuesday that its researchers had developed a practical near-surface augmented reality (AR) device dubbed WonderScope. After being mounted on a smartphone and linked through Bluetooth, the WonderScope can see through the inside of the exhibits just like a magic [...]