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Samsung, LG to Battle in Commercial Air Conditioner Market with New Products

Samsung, LG to Battle in Commercial Air Conditioner Market with New Products

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s two largest appliance makers — Samsung Electronics Co. and LG Electronics Inc. — have begun their duel in the commercial air conditioner market, industry observers said Saturday, as they released new products with upgraded design and features. Samsung was the first one to make a move, launching [...]

Air Conditioner Sales Drop Sharply as Record Long Rainy Season Drags On

Air Conditioner Sales Drop Sharply as Record Long Rainy Season Drags On

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Unlike previous weather forecasts that predicted a record hot summer this year, South Korea is now in the midst of a record-breaking rainy season, dealing a blow to some domestic electronics companies. Based on the Korea Meteorological Administration’ previous forecasts that this year would have a record hot summer, [...]

Samsung, LG Introduce AI-based Air Conditioners

Samsung, LG Introduce AI-based Air Conditioners

SEOUL, Jan. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean home appliance makers have showcased their latest lineup of air conditioners with artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities and advanced air purification features to target the premium market, industry sources said Thursday. Industry leader Samsung Electronics Co. unveiled its latest wind-free air conditioners that gently disperse cold air through [...]

Samsung, LG to Release New AI-based Air Conditioners This Month: Sources

Samsung, LG to Release New AI-based Air Conditioners This Month: Sources

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean air conditioner manufacturers will begin selling new air conditioners this month, well ahead of summer, promoting models with artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) technology, industry sources said Tuesday. IoT is a concept in which objects are connected to the Internet and identify themselves [...]

Gov’t to Fine Stores for Leaving Doors Open with Air Conditioners on

Gov’t to Fine Stores for Leaving Doors Open with Air Conditioners on

SEJONG, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – As part of energy-saving measures, the government will levy a fine of up to 3 million won (US$2,711.4) on shops, restaurants and other businesses that are caught leaving their front doors open with the air conditioning on, officials said Tuesday.  The crackdown against wasteful air conditioning started earlier in [...]

Samsung Rolls out Portable Cooler, “Coolpresso”

Samsung Rolls out Portable Cooler, “Coolpresso”

SEOUL, June 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics introduced a small-sized portable cooler with which people can enjoy cool air conveniently anywhere with an electric plug. Samsung’s portable cooler “Coolpresso” is an innovative air-conditioner without an outdoor unit and people can use it anywhere if there is electricity. The Coolpresso adopts the mini digital inverter [...]