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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 [...]

Cartoon and AR-based Exhibition to Convey Lives of Sex Slave Victims

Cartoon and AR-based Exhibition to Convey Lives of Sex Slave Victims

SEOUL, Nov. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — A cartoon and augmented reality (AR)-based exhibition will be held to commemorate the lives of Korean sex slave victims taken by the Japanese military. To be held jointly by the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family and Korea Manhwa Contents Agency, the exhibition will run from November 11 to [...]

LG Uplus Forms AR, VR Alliance with Global Telcos and Qualcomm

LG Uplus Forms AR, VR Alliance with Global Telcos and Qualcomm

SEOUL, Sept. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., South Korea’s No. 3 mobile carrier, said Tuesday it has formed an alliance with global telecom operators, content developers and U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Technologies Inc. to develop 5G-based augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) content to boost the budding industry. The Global XR Content Telco [...]

Medical Community Adopts VR Technology for Education of Medical Specialists

Medical Community Adopts VR Technology for Education of Medical Specialists

SEOUL, July 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean medical community has adopted virtual reality (VR) technology for the education of medical specialists with expertise on thoracic surgery. This move is line with the ever-growing ‘untact’ trend that has taken hold in the aftermath of the coronavirus outbreak. The newly-coined term ‘untact’ refers to non-face-to-face [...]