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S. Korea to Protect VR, AR Videos as Intellectual Property

S. Korea to Protect VR, AR Videos as Intellectual Property

DAEJEON, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Virtual reality and augmented reality videos, as well as images expressed on websites, street walls and human bodies will be eligible to be registered as intellectual property (IP) in South Korea, the country’s patent office said Tuesday. The Korea Intellectual Property Office announced that digitally-produced designs with various purposes [...]

New Exhibition Offers Chance to View Korean Cultural Assets Held Overseas in AR Format

New Exhibition Offers Chance to View Korean Cultural Assets Held Overseas in AR Format

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — An exhibition will be held to provide the chance for visitors to enjoy Korean cultural assets held overseas in augmented reality (AR) format. The Korea Cultural Heritage Foundation will host the ‘exhibition without artworks’ at the National Intangible Heritage Training Center in Seoul from Aug. 20-31. This exhibition will [...]

Joseon-era Gov’t Office, Palace Rituals to be Reborn Through AR, VR Technology

Joseon-era Gov’t Office, Palace Rituals to be Reborn Through AR, VR Technology

SEOUL, July 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul metropolitan government said Tuesday it is developing augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) platforms to enable the public to virtually experience a government office and historical palace rituals from the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910). The city government will develop the platforms in partnership with the Cultural Heritage [...]

Hyundai E&C Employs AR Technology for Construction and Quality Management

Hyundai E&C Employs AR Technology for Construction and Quality Management

SEOUL, March 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Engineering & Construction Co., a major South Korean builder, is set to employ augmented reality (AR) technology for construction and quality management. The company announced on Tuesday that it had developed a building information modeling (BIM)-based AR quality management platform. When accessing BIM data through the platform, it’s [...]

5G-based AR Service Successfully Demonstrated in Subway

5G-based AR Service Successfully Demonstrated in Subway

SEOUL, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) — A group of local and foreign researchers have succeeded in demonstrating augmented reality (AR) service at a giga-level speed in a running subway. In a joint study with researchers from Britain, the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) said Wednesday the successful demonstration of 5G AR service at a [...]