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Windshield to Become AR Navigation Display

Windshield to Become AR Navigation Display

DAEJEON, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Technological developments are on their way to use augmented reality (AR) in the driver’s seat to display navigation information on the windshield, increasing driving safety. The Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) reported on Wednesday that patents related to navigation systems using AR technology have increased in number. While there [...]

S. Korea to Develop AR-based Search Engine for Buildings

S. Korea to Develop AR-based Search Engine for Buildings

SEJONG, Jun. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport plans to organize the Construction Information System Innovation Task Force on Wednesday to introduce a new service that uses augmented reality (AR) technology to provide information on various buildings to the public. The task force will be headed by Kim Sang-mun, a [...]

Military Seeks to Harness Cutting-edge Technologies for Troop Training

Military Seeks to Harness Cutting-edge Technologies for Troop Training

SEOUL, Mar. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s military will seek to employ virtual reality, artificial intelligence and other cutting-edge technologies for field training, defense operations and troop welfare, Seoul’s defense ministry said Friday. Defense Minister Jeong Kyeong-doo convened a session of his ministry’s “smart defense innovation” panel to discuss how to capitalize on such [...]

SK Telecom Goes for AR to Take Full Advantage of 5G

SK Telecom Goes for AR to Take Full Advantage of 5G

BARCELONA, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. will expand investment in augmented reality (AR) gear and content to offer a new level of media experiences to users of upcoming 5G networks, its chief executive said Monday. Park Jung-ho, CEO of South Korea’s leading mobile carrier, said his company has been negotiating with major [...]

Kia Partners with Facebook to Test Augmented Reality

Kia Partners with Facebook to Test Augmented Reality

SEOUL, May 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Kia Motors Corp., South Korea’s second-largest carmaker by sales, said Friday it has partnered with Facebook to help the U.S. social media giant test augmented reality. Earlier in the week, Facebook announced it will test a new feature in Facebook Messenger that will let users message companies to see [...]

South Korea to Invest 19 Billion Won in Augmented Reality and Blockchain

South Korea to Invest 19 Billion Won in Augmented Reality and Blockchain

SEOUL, Apr. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean government will invest nearly 19 billion won to develop augmented reality platforms over the next three years. The Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism announced plans for a number of major technology research projects worth 18.7 billion won on Monday, including AR platform development, support for blockchain-based [...]