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South Korean Police Unveil Virtual Reality Training Program

South Korean Police Unveil Virtual Reality Training Program

SEOUL, Apr. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — A new virtual reality program that will be used to better prepare police officers for cases of sexual violence and child abuse is being launched by a South Korean police agency. The Gyeonggi provincial government and the Gyeonggi Bukbu Provincial Police Agency held a test event for the agency’s VR-based [...]

LG Helps Former NASA Astronaut Experience Moon Landing with VR

LG Helps Former NASA Astronaut Experience Moon Landing with VR

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Tuesday it assisted a retired NASA astronaut who took part in the ill-fated Apollo 13 mission to experience landing on the moon with Google’s Daydream View VR headset. LG Electronics said it used the V30 smartphone and the Google headset to help the astronaut, Jim [...]

Korean Companies Turn to Virtual Reality for Marketing

Korean Companies Turn to Virtual Reality for Marketing

SEOUL, Sept. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — An increasing number of South Korean companies are using virtual reality in their marketing campaigns as the latest technology that allows people to thoroughly experience products online before purchasing has proven to improve customer satisfaction. VR technology has been increasingly popular in the mobile and desktop online shopping industry in [...]

South Korea’s Largest VR-Theme Park Opens in Incheon

South Korea’s Largest VR-Theme Park Opens in Incheon

INCHEON, Aug. 3 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s largest urban virtual reality-theme park, Monster VR, opened its doors to the public in Incheon on Thursday, the government said. The park is located on the 1,320 square meters of land in the Songdo district of Incheon on the western outskirts of Seoul, according to the Ministry [...]

S. Korea to Open 2 More VR, AR Complexes

S. Korea to Open 2 More VR, AR Complexes

SEOUL, Jul. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s ICT ministry said Thursday that it will open two additional new complexes to promote virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technology as the country aims to become a global powerhouse in the sectors. The two centers will be set up at Korea National University Of Arts [...]