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Video Demonstrates Durability of Samsung’s New Folding Smartphone

Video Demonstrates Durability of Samsung’s New Folding Smartphone

SEOUL, Mar. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. released a video of durability tests on Thursday ahead of the release of its first foldable smartphone, dubbed the Galaxy Fold. To use a foldable smartphone over a long period of time, there should be no distortion in the display, as there are no scratches or [...]

Gov’t Mulls Stricter ID Verification for Carsharing Services

Gov’t Mulls Stricter ID Verification for Carsharing Services

SEOUL, Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — In order to prevent the misuse of carsharing service vehicles, the government is pushing for a new system that would require users to verify their carsharing ID through a mobile device. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport (MOLIT) revealed yesterday that a new verification system that would require [...]

Globecomm Introduces Vector, a Virtualized Video Headend for Delivering Hundreds of Channels Across Multiple Platforms

Globecomm Introduces Vector, a Virtualized Video Headend for Delivering Hundreds of Channels Across Multiple Platforms

HAUPPAUGE, N.Y., Oct. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Globecomm announced today the introduction of Vector℠, a virtualized video headend system able to support hundreds of channels and deliver content across multiple platforms.  Vector’s IP-centric platform simplifies the processing, packaging and customization of video content from acquisition and contribution to playout and distribution for delivery across DTH, [...]

Ooyala and joiz Team Up to Enable Media Companies to Better Monetize Audiences

Ooyala and joiz Team Up to Enable Media Companies to Better Monetize Audiences

SANTA CLARA, CA and ZURICH, SWITZERLAND, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – Ooyala, a Telstra subsidiary and a leading innovator in premium video publishing, analytics and monetization, announces a strategic partnership with joiz, the creators of a groundbreaking community marketing and social TV platform, to provide third parties powerful video, interactive and analytics technologies. Additionally, Ooyala [...]

Global Social Video Service Using Korean Technology to Launch in U.S.

Global Social Video Service Using Korean Technology to Launch in U.S.

SEOUL, Aug. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – First-generation venture businessman Jeon Jae-wan, who created the ‘Freechal’ online community, is now seeking success in America by launching a global video communication service. The social network based service will be called ‘Air Live’, and will offer a place where users can share the videos they are watching with [...]

KT’s Olleh TV Passes Record-setting 300 Million Monthly Viewership

KT’s Olleh TV Passes Record-setting 300 Million Monthly Viewership

SEOUL, Sep. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — KT,  South Korea’s largest telecommunications provider, has pulled off a record-setting viewership for its flagship Internet TV service “Olleh TV”.   KT announced on September 15 that the number of VOD transactions for its Olleh TV hit the 300 million marks in last August alone — the largest monthly figure for its popular IPTV service. [...]