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LG Electronics Launches Rollable TV in S. Korea for 100 mln Won

LG Electronics Launches Rollable TV in S. Korea for 100 mln Won

SEOUL, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. on Tuesday released the world’s first rollable TV in South Korea at a jaw-dropping price of 100 million won (US$87,000) as the tech giant aims to target high-end consumers amid the pandemic. The company said overseas launch schedules of LG Signature OLED R have not been [...]

Samsung Display Commercializes Foldable Panel with World’s Smallest Curvature

Samsung Display Commercializes Foldable Panel with World’s Smallest Curvature

SEOUL, Sept. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Display Co. said Wednesday it has commercialized a foldable display panel with the smallest radius of curvature in the world. Samsung Display said its latest foldable OLED panel that was applied to Samsung Electronics Co.’s Galaxy Z Fold 2 smartphone has a 1.4R rating for its curvature, which [...]

Samsung Electro-Mechanics Develops World’s Smallest Power Inductor

Samsung Electro-Mechanics Develops World’s Smallest Power Inductor

SEOUL, Sept. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electro-Mechanics Co., a major electronic components maker in South Korea, said Sunday it has developed the world’s smallest power inductor. The affiliate of Samsung Group said its new power inductor measures 0.8 millimeter in width and 0.4 mm in length, which is a significant decrease from the industry’s [...]

Hyundai Heavy Builds World’s First LNG-powered Container Ship

Hyundai Heavy Builds World’s First LNG-powered Container Ship

SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Global shipbuilding giant Hyundai Heavy Industries (HHI) Group said Monday it has built a very large container ship powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) for the first time in the world. The group said Hyundai Samho Heavy Industries Co., one of its shipbuilding units, will deliver the vessel with [...]

World’s 1st Byproduct Hydrogen Fuel Cell Power Plant Built in S. Korea

World’s 1st Byproduct Hydrogen Fuel Cell Power Plant Built in S. Korea

SEOUL, July 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Hanwha Energy Corp., an energy solutions affiliate of Hanwha Group, said Tuesday it has completed the construction of a hydrogen fuel cell power plant, the first of its kind and the largest in the world to be powered solely by hydrogen that is extracted as a byproduct from petrochemical [...]

Korean Researcher Develops Breakthrough Parkinson’s Treatment

Korean Researcher Develops Breakthrough Parkinson’s Treatment

SEOUL, June 3 (Korea Bizwire) — A Korean scientist has succeeded in curing Parkinson’s disease using a patient’s own stem cells for the first time in history. Prof. Kim Kwang-soo of McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School and his research team announced Tuesday that they had succeeded in a clinical treatment of transplanting stem cells extracted [...]

Hyundai Motor Group Develops World’s First Automatic Gear Shift System

Hyundai Motor Group Develops World’s First Automatic Gear Shift System

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp. announced Thursday the development of the world’s first predictive Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Connected Shift System, enabling a vehicle to automatically shift to the optimal gear after identifying the road and traffic conditions ahead. The two companies have submitted [...]

S. Korea Unveils World’s First Geostationary Air Pollution Monitoring Satellite

S. Korea Unveils World’s First Geostationary Air Pollution Monitoring Satellite

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea on Thursday unveiled the world’s first geostationary environmental monitoring satellite that can closely check the movement of fine dust and other air pollutants in the East Asian region in real time. The 3.4-ton Chollian-2B, scheduled to be sent into orbit from French Guiana in February 2020, will [...]