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Historic Text to be Recreated as Part of 3D Database

Historic Text to be Recreated as Part of 3D Database

CHEONGJU, May 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The “Anthology of Great Buddhist Priests’ Zen Teachings” (also known as “Jikji”), the world’s oldest existing book printed with moveable metal type, will be re-created and incorporated into a 3D database. The Korea Culture Information Service Agency has selected the Goryeo Virtual Reality Program proposed by the Jikji Korea [...]

Samsung Elec, LG Display Get Spotlight at CES

Samsung Elec, LG Display Get Spotlight at CES

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — New products from South Korea’s Samsung and LG received rave reviews from multiple foreign media after their showcase at the Consumer Electronics Show under way here Thursday. Samsung Electronics’ “The Wall,” the first MicroLED TV, and the rollable display from LG Display stood out the most, being selected [...]

Forgotten Bomb Shelter Shows Stark Reality of National Division

Forgotten Bomb Shelter Shows Stark Reality of National Division

SEOUL, Nov. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — For many and for so long, South Korea may have been a must-visit place, as it remains the last front line of the Cold War where hundreds of thousands of troops confront each other along the heavily fortified military border. But witnessing the true reality of division had never [...]

Int’l Slow Movement Fest Successfully Settling In

Int’l Slow Movement Fest Successfully Settling In

NAMYANGJU, Sept. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — An international festival for healthy eating and eco-friendly lifestyles in the South Korean city of Namyangju is successfully being conducted since its opening late last week, organizers said Tuesday. The accumulated number of visitors stood at about 260,000 as of Sunday, the third day of the Namyangju Slow Life [...]