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LG Electronics, Naver Team Up for Robot Technology

LG Electronics, Naver Team Up for Robot Technology

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean home appliance maker LG Electronics Inc. and portal operator Naver Corp. said Wednesday they will partner to develop an advanced guide robot. The two Korean companies agreed to apply Naver’s integrated location and mobility solution eXtended Definition & Dimension Map (xDM) in LG’s guide robot called Air [...]

Naver Reveals New Year’s Resolutions at CES with Automatic Driving and Cartography Technologies

Naver Reveals New Year’s Resolutions at CES with Automatic Driving and Cartography Technologies

SEOUL, Jan. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – Han Seong-sook, CEO of Naver Corp., a South Korean online search portal, said Naver’s success over the last 20 years is based on “taking a path different from others.” At a press conference held in Las Vegas on Monday, Han said that Naver created the search engine, Line mobile messenger, and [...]

Samsung Set to Unveil 5G Smartphone in U.S. in H1

Samsung Set to Unveil 5G Smartphone in U.S. in H1

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Monday it plans to roll out its first fifth-generation (5G) Galaxy smartphone in the United States within the first half of the year. The global tech giant unveiled the ambitious plan during a press conference on its future vision and key business projects for [...]

Naver to Debut AI, Robotics Technologies at CES

Naver to Debut AI, Robotics Technologies at CES

SEOUL, Jan. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Naver Corp., South Korea’s dominant Internet portal and search engine, on Monday announced the global debut of its artificial intelligence (AI) and other breakthrough robotic technologies at an upcoming international exhibition. Naver will be showcasing its portfolio of 13 technologies for the first time at the Consumer Electronics Show [...]

Samsung’s Sound Laboratory Keeps Hitting the Right Notes

Samsung’s Sound Laboratory Keeps Hitting the Right Notes

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – On the outskirts of Los Angeles sits a white, rather nondescript building that is Samsung Electronics’ Audio Lab, an R&D center dedicated to fine-tuning the South Korean tech giant’s speakers into the world’s best. Though on January 12, there were a mere 23 employees found working in the [...]

LG Display Unveils World’s First 65-Inch Rollable Display

LG Display Unveils World’s First 65-Inch Rollable Display

SEOUL, Jan. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean flat-panel display maker LG Display Co. said Tuesday that it has showcased the world’s first 65-inch ultra high-definition rollable organic light-emitting diode panel at the world’s largest consumer electronics tradeshow in the U.S. Rollable display means that consumers can easily roll up a display and enjoy bright, [...]

Competition for Sensors Greater than for Smart Cars Themselves

Competition for Sensors Greater than for Smart Cars Themselves

SEOUL, Jan.10 (Korea Bizwire) – Kia Motors presented its Soul EV autonomous vehicle at CES 2016 (Consumer Electronics Show), the largest electronics exhibition in the world, which is currently being held in Las Vegas. Mercedes-Benz, Audi, Volkswagen, Ford and Toyota also presented partially autonomous vehicles or smart concept cars. However, the real competition is said [...]