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Samsung Seeks to Catch Up with Sony in Image Sensor Market

Samsung Seeks to Catch Up with Sony in Image Sensor Market

SEOUL, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. is seeking to narrow its gap with Japanese rival Sony Corp. in the global image sensor market, industry watchers said Thursday, as the segment is set to post sharp growth down the road on rising demand from smartphones and security solutions. Industry tracker IC Insights estimated [...]

Hyundai Mobis to Make Inroads into Automotive Digital Instrument Cluster Market

Hyundai Mobis to Make Inroads into Automotive Digital Instrument Cluster Market

SEOUL, May 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea’s biggest auto parts maker by sales, said Wednesday it aims to make inroads into the global automotive digital instrument cluster market to generate future growth. Hyundai Mobis, the auto component affiliate of Hyundai Motor Group, said it began production of 7-inch digital instrument clusters [...]

E-Mart Unveils ‘Robot Concierge’

E-Mart Unveils ‘Robot Concierge’

SEOUL, May 9 (Korea Bizwire) — E-Mart Inc., South Korea’s leading discount store chain operator, said it launched a test operation of a robot to provide automated concierge service to shoppers on Wednesday, as the company moves to strengthen its competitiveness in its offline distribution network with cutting-edge technologies. The proof of concept for the [...]

LG Electronics to Release New Smartwatch Next Month: Sources

LG Electronics to Release New Smartwatch Next Month: Sources

SEOUL, May 9 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc., which recently showcased the LG G7 ThinQ smartphone, plans to release a new smartwatch next month, seeking to accelerate efforts to revitalize its struggling mobile communication business, industry watchers said Wednesday. The new smartwatch would become the successor of the LG Watch Style released in March [...]

South Korean Bourse Taps Artificial Intelligence

South Korean Bourse Taps Artificial Intelligence

SEOUL, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Exchange announced Thursday that it has initiated a new market surveillance system based on artificial intelligence. The main bourse operator said the construction of the new system, EXIGHT, was complete and a kickoff celebration was held the same day. EXIGHT is a portmanteau of the words “exchange” [...]

Kia Partners with Facebook to Test Augmented Reality

Kia Partners with Facebook to Test Augmented Reality

SEOUL, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Kia Motors Corp., South Korea’s second-largest carmaker by sales, said Friday it has partnered with Facebook to help the U.S. social media giant test augmented reality. Earlier in the week, Facebook announced it will test a new feature in Facebook Messenger that will let users message companies to see [...]

LG Acquires Shares in S. Korean AI Startup Acryl

LG Acquires Shares in S. Korean AI Startup Acryl

SEOUL, May 2 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Wednesday that it has invested 1 billion won (US$934,000) in the South Korean startup Acryl, which specializes in the development of artificial intelligence technologies. Under the deal, LG acquired a 10 percent stake, or 336,000 shares in the venture firm. Established in 2011, Acryl focuses [...]

Samsung to Supply Onyx Cinema LED Solution to Latin America

Samsung to Supply Onyx Cinema LED Solution to Latin America

SEOUL, May 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Tuesday it agreed to supply its light-emitting diode (LED) display solution to a major Mexican theater chain last week, speeding up efforts to promote global sales of its premium cinema screen. The company said it signed the agreement with the Mexico-based theater chain Cinemex on [...]

LG Electronics to Bolster LED Lighting Product Portfolio

LG Electronics to Bolster LED Lighting Product Portfolio

SEOUL, Apr. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Monday it aims to expand its light-emitting diode (LED) lighting product portfolio by releasing products that emit less blue light, which is easier on the human eye. The South Korean consumer electronics giant has showcased 14 different new products for commercial use under the brand [...]