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SK Telecom and Coactus Introduce Taxi App for Drivers with Hearing Disabilities

SK Telecom and Coactus Introduce Taxi App for Drivers with Hearing Disabilities

SEOUL, Mar. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. (SKT), in collaboration with Coactus Ltd., a South Korean social firm, released a “T map Taxi” application specially designed for cab drivers with hearing disabilities on Thursday. The new application notifies the driver of incoming ride requests via a blinking lamp and allows the driver to [...]

KT Launches Mobile App for Fine Dust Map

KT Launches Mobile App for Fine Dust Map

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s leading telecommunications company, said Monday it launched an air quality monitoring application to provide detailed information on fine dust across the nation. The new mobile app, Air Map Korea, provides real-time information on fine-dust levels and suggests useful information for daily lives to address rising [...]

DoubleVerify and InMobi Unite to Combat Mobile App Fraud

DoubleVerify and InMobi Unite to Combat Mobile App Fraud

NEW YORK, Dec. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — DoubleVerify (“DV”), the leading independent provider of marketing measurement software and analytics, today announced a partnership with InMobi, a global provider of enterprise platforms for marketers. As part of the partnership, DoubleVerify will provide always-on fraud filtering and measurement for mobile in-app advertising campaigns across the InMobi Exchange [...]

S. Korea Pushes to Allow Smartphone Taximeter

S. Korea Pushes to Allow Smartphone Taximeter

SEOUL, Nov. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will push to lower regulations to allow use of a mobile taxi meter application for easier metering and billing, the industry ministry said Wednesday. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy unveiled the plan as part of its deregulatory push aimed at facilitating development of new technologies [...]

Kia Launches Mobile App to Enhance Customer Service

Kia Launches Mobile App to Enhance Customer Service

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Kia Motors Corp., South Korea’s second-largest carmaker by sales, on Monday launched a mobile application to enhance customer services ranging from car purchases to used car sales. The KIA VIK mobile app allows Kia customers to check prices of Kia vehicles, test drive the vehicles they are considering buying, [...]

Corporate Messaging through KakaoTalk Rising Sharply: Data

Corporate Messaging through KakaoTalk Rising Sharply: Data

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of corporate messaging services through the country’s top mobile messenger KakaoTalk is surging and forecast to reach 15 billion this year, data showed Thursday. In September 2015, the company launched the so-called Notification Talk, or Allim Talk, service that allows corporations such as shopping malls and credit [...]

Kakao Begins Providing ‘Unsend’ Feature

Kakao Begins Providing ‘Unsend’ Feature

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Kakao Corp., the operator of South Korea’s No. 1 mobile messenger KakaoTalk, on Monday kicked off its “unsend” feature that allows users to delete missent messages on its messaging app. Users can delete most mistakenly sent messages, photos, videos or emojis, whether they were read or not by the recipient, within [...]

Medibio Broadens Opportunities with Compatibility to Fitbit Wearable Devices for Mental Health Measurement

Medibio Broadens Opportunities with Compatibility to Fitbit Wearable Devices for Mental Health Measurement

SYDNEY, Australia and MINNEAPOLIS, Jun. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — Medibio Limited  (ASX:MEB) (OTCQB:MDBIF), the world leader in objective measurement technology for mental health, has recently enhanced the compatibility of its mobile app product to accept data from Fitbit devices equipped with heart rate monitors. The mobile app, named Medibio Inform, allows businesses to offer employees [...]

Zara Showcases Augmented Reality Mobile App

Zara Showcases Augmented Reality Mobile App

SEOUL, Apr. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Global fashion brand Zara unveiled its augmented reality (AR) technology-based mobile application on Thursday to provide a better shopping experience for consumers amid a growing popularity of online malls. The app, Zara AR, shows models wearing selected clothing items when users hold their mobile phones towards a censor inside [...]