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LG Electronics Focuses on Robots to Fuel Growth

LG Electronics Focuses on Robots to Fuel Growth

SEOUL, Mar. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s LG Electronics Inc. said Thursday it will develop different types of robots and services to find new growth momentum in the future-oriented industry. LG Electronics CEO Cho Sung-jin vowed to expand support for the company’s robotics business, following creation of a dedicated robot center under his office [...]

LG Electronics, Naver Sign MOU on Robot R&D

LG Electronics, Naver Sign MOU on Robot R&D

SEOUL, Jan. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean home appliance maker LG Electronics Inc. and portal operator Naver Corp. on Wednesday agreed to jointly develop an advanced guidance robot based on the high-tech mobility platform. LG Electronics and Naver’s R&D subsidiary signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate on research and development of robot [...]

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 [...]

Sungkyunkwan University AI Robot Offers Academic Information to Students

Sungkyunkwan University AI Robot Offers Academic Information to Students

SEOUL, Dec. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Sungkyunkwan University announced on Monday that it has introduced LIBO, an intelligent library robot that provides information on academic services at the university. The robot was modeled on Furo-D, first designed by the Future Robot Company. LIBO is capable of engaging in basic conversation, like exchanging greetings or asking [...]

Paris Baguette Showcases Robots at its Bakeries

Paris Baguette Showcases Robots at its Bakeries

SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Paris Croissant Co., the operator of South Korea’s leading bakery chain, Paris Baguette, said Tuesday that it launched a test operation of robots at its outlets as local retailers accelerate their push for automation. According to the company, seven Paris Baguette outlets in Seoul began the two-month trial run [...]

Lotte Unveils ‘Hand-pay’ Robot for 7-Eleven

Lotte Unveils ‘Hand-pay’ Robot for 7-Eleven

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Korea Seven Co., the operator of convenience store chain 7-Eleven in South Korea, on Tuesday unveiled a robot that allows customers to pay with their hands as local retailers accelerate their move to take the lead in next-generation retail models using the latest technologies. The robot, dubbed Veny, was [...]