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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 [...]

VR Games Can Help Transtibial Amputees with Rehabilitation: Study

VR Games Can Help Transtibial Amputees with Rehabilitation: Study

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent survey showed that virtual reality (VR) games are an effective exercise tool for transtibial amputees who have difficulty working up a sweat when they exercise. A research team from the Korea Orthopedics & Rehabilitation Engineering Center, which operates under the umbrella of the Korea Workers’ Compensation and [...]

Virtual Reality Tour Announced by Cutting Edge Canadian Energy Tech Company

Virtual Reality Tour Announced by Cutting Edge Canadian Energy Tech Company

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Due to the travel restrictions of the current global pandemic, Eavor Technologies addresses increasing client demand for tours of its facilities through a scalable, innovative, technologically clever solution. Utilizing virtual reality, Eavor can now showcase their demonstration project (Eavor-Lite™) located near Rocky Mountain House, Alberta to any potential [...]

Telcos Expand VR Services amid Pandemic

Telcos Expand VR Services amid Pandemic

SEOUL, July 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Local mobile carriers are expanding virtual reality (VR) services to cope with increased demand for online content amid the COVID-19 pandemic, industry sources said Saturday. Leading mobile carrier SK Telecom Co. has started offering recorded VR sessions of the Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival on its Jump VR application [...]

Genie Music Launches New Service Combining VR with K-pop

Genie Music Launches New Service Combining VR with K-pop

SEOUL, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Genie Music, the music streaming subsidiary of telecommunications giant KT Corp., launched a new entertainment service that combines the 5G-powered virtual reality technology with K-pop on Tuesday. Announcing the launch of the new service, Virtual Play (VP), Genie Music began Tuesday presales of the first VP product featuring soaring [...]

S. Korea Develops Virtual Platform for Shopping, Games, and Communication

S. Korea Develops Virtual Platform for Shopping, Games, and Communication

DAEJEON, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Experts are expecting that a world of virtual reality (VR), similar to what was seen in the 2018 Hollywood blockbuster “Ready Player One” where people meet in a virtual world to play games and go on shopping, will soon become a reality. The Center of Human-Centered Interaction for Coexistence [...]