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KT Teams Up with KAIST to Develop Hyperscale AI Model

KT Teams Up with KAIST to Develop Hyperscale AI Model

SEOUL, Aug. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., a major South Korean telecom operator, said Wednesday it has joined hands with the country’s top science university KAIST to develop a hyperscale artificial intelligence (AI) language model. The telecom operator plans to commercialize the model, which uses massive computing infrastructure for natural language processing, in the [...]

KAIST Teams Up with SM Entertainment for Metaverse Research

KAIST Teams Up with SM Entertainment for Metaverse Research

SEOUL, June 24 (Korea Bizwire) — KAIST, South Korea’s top science university, said Thursday it is teaming up with K-pop powerhouse SM Entertainment Co. to conduct joint research on digital avatars for virtual concerts in an effort to boost development in metaverse technology. The metaverse — a virtual environment where users interact through digital avatars [...]

KAIST-designed Mobile Ward Wins Red Dot Design Award 2021

KAIST-designed Mobile Ward Wins Red Dot Design Award 2021

DAEJEON, April 20 (Korea Bizwire) — A modular facility of negative pressure rooms that was developed for treatment of severe COVID-19 patients by the Korea Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (KAIST) has won a grand prize in a globally-renowned design competition. A team led by Nam Taek-jin, a professor and the head of Industrial [...]

KAIST Holds S. Korea’s First VR-based Orientation Session

KAIST Holds S. Korea’s First VR-based Orientation Session

DAEJEON, Dec. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The Electrical Engineering Department at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) held the nation’s first virtual reality (VR)-based orientation session on Monday. The department introduced KAIST’s educational and research environment through a virtual studio using the program ‘Discord’ and the 3D VR platform ‘Mozilla Hub.’ In [...]

KAIST Successfully Hosts Cybathlon 2020

KAIST Successfully Hosts Cybathlon 2020

DAEJEON, Nov. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — A wearable robot technology developed by South Korean research teams to help people with disabilities walk again topped the standings at Cybathlon 2020 held on Friday at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in Daejeon. The Cybathlon is a competition for people with disabilities using state-of-the-art [...]

Robot-assisted Competitors Compete at CYBATHLON 2020 Global Edition

Robot-assisted Competitors Compete at CYBATHLON 2020 Global Edition

DAEJEON, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) is participating in an international symposium to introduce high-tech wearable robot technology. On Nov. 13, a research team from KAIST will be competing at the CYBATHLON 2020 Global Edition, an international contest for robot-assisted competitors with disabilities, to be held [...]

KAIST Develops ‘Mini-organ’ to Reveal How COVID-19 Damages Lungs

KAIST Develops ‘Mini-organ’ to Reveal How COVID-19 Damages Lungs

SEOUL, Oct. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) said Monday its researchers have found how the novel coronavirus destroys lung cells by developing a “mini-lung” using stem cell technology. The university said its team at the Graduate School of Medical Science and Engineering, and other researchers from the [...]

Daewoo Shipbuilding to Foster Ship-related Digital Technology Experts

Daewoo Shipbuilding to Foster Ship-related Digital Technology Experts

SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Daewoo Shipbuilding & Marine Engineering Co. said Friday that it will nurture digital technology workforces to improve the management and production procedure of its shipyards. A program to be run by the software education center of Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) will train experts of ship-related [...]

New Camera Can Spot People Who Cough or Sneeze, Sensing the Risk of COVID-19 Infection

New Camera Can Spot People Who Cough or Sneeze, Sensing the Risk of COVID-19 Infection

DAEJEON, Aug. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — A new camera has been developed to indicate the location of people who cough or sneeze as an image by recognizing the sound of coughing on a real-time basis, the South Korea’s top engineering and technology university said Monday. The camera is expected to contribute to preventing the spread [...]