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Korean Researchers Develop Nine-Core Image Recognition Processor for Driverless Cars

Korean Researchers Develop Nine-Core Image Recognition Processor for Driverless Cars

DAEJEON, Sept. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – The government-funded research institution ETRI (Electronics and Telecommunications Institute) has announced a breakthrough in its development of image recognition processors geared towards driverless car technology. The achievement – the successful design of a nine-core processor – is a notable one for South Korean interests, as it was only last [...]

Research Team Develops Processor for Autonomous Vehicles

Research Team Develops Processor for Autonomous Vehicles

DAEJEON, Dec. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute announced Thursday that a joint team of researchers from ETRI, Samsung Electronics, NextChip, and Unmanned Solution had developed Aldebaran, a gigahertz-scale processor that will serve as the brain of future self-driving vehicles.  Such processors gather data from various sensors on an autonomous vehicle [...]

ETRI Develops Cutting-edge “Voice-to-text” Conversion Technology

ETRI Develops Cutting-edge “Voice-to-text” Conversion Technology

SEOUL, March 23 (Korea Bizwire) – Korean scientists have developed a voice-to-text conversion technology that can automatically transcribe the voice of callers seamlessly to texts in Korean. The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute of Korea (ETRI) announced on March 22 that it had successfully developed the Natural Language Recognition software. As financial institutions and other corporations [...]

Korean Developers Create Petabyte Cloud Storage System Software

Korean Developers Create Petabyte Cloud Storage System Software

SEOUL, March 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Korean IT researchers at the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) have developed a software-based petabyte-level cloud storage system, said the institute on March 18. Existing cloud storage systems, typically made by well-known Japanese companies, can be only established by purchasing hardware with non-replaceable on-board software, which can hinder efficient [...]

ETRI in South Korea Develops Indoor Navigation

ETRI in South Korea Develops Indoor Navigation

SEOUL, Oct. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute announced on October 15 that it has developed an indoor positioning system working in indoor environments such as shopping malls. The indoor navigation utilizes applications in smartphones to gather maps inside a building and process the information automatically to keep track of the user’s location. [...]

ETRI Unveils the New ‘Genie Talk’ an Instant Translation App

ETRI Unveils the New ‘Genie Talk’ an Instant Translation App

SEOUL, Sep. 2 (Korea Bizwire) – An instant automatic translation application for a smartphone has been newly released so that with its new version users are expected to make good use of it when traveling in another country, even without the Internet connection. On Sep. 1, the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) launched and [...]

New Tech Threatening to Replace English-speaking Teachers in Korea

New Tech Threatening to Replace English-speaking Teachers in Korea

SEOUL, July 21 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea is famous for its obsession with English education. So passionate about improving English skills that there is a rising number of ‘English-only villages’ across the nation, including the Paju English Camp in Gyeonggi Province. The volume of the nation’s private English education market is estimated at roughly 6 [...]

Gesture-activated Smart Device Controlling Technology Developed by Local Research Center

Gesture-activated Smart Device Controlling Technology Developed by Local Research Center

SEOUL, June 2 (Korea Bizwire) – A technology that can control smart devices with hand gestures without the need for touch has been developed by a state-run research outfit. The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute said on June 1 that it has succeeded in developing the “wearable gesture technology” capable of controlling wearable computers such as [...]