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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 [...]

Researchers Develop Bracelet-shaped Wearable Device for Play

Researchers Develop Bracelet-shaped Wearable Device for Play

DAEJEON, July 30 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers have developed a bracelet-shaped wearable device by using a sound augmented technology, a national research university said Wednesday. The device named ‘Sound Wear’ is a wearable device for play that allows children not only to detect and choose sounds but also make them and exchange them [...]

SK hynix Joins Hands with KAIST on Use of AI Tech in Chipmaking

SK hynix Joins Hands with KAIST on Use of AI Tech in Chipmaking

SEOUL, May 12 (Korea Bizwire) — SK hynix Inc., South Korea’s second-largest chipmaker, said Tuesday it has joined hands with the country’s leading research university to use artificial intelligence (AI) technology in the chip manufacturing process. Under the memorandum of understanding with the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), SK hynix will provide [...]