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S. Korea to Protect VR, AR Videos as Intellectual Property

S. Korea to Protect VR, AR Videos as Intellectual Property

DAEJEON, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Virtual reality and augmented reality videos, as well as images expressed on websites, street walls and human bodies will be eligible to be registered as intellectual property (IP) in South Korea, the country’s patent office said Tuesday. The Korea Intellectual Property Office announced that digitally-produced designs with various purposes [...]

Asan Medical Center Introduces VR Platform for Heart Resuscitation Training

Asan Medical Center Introduces VR Platform for Heart Resuscitation Training

SEOUL, Sept. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — A new education program to teach cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) has introduced a virtual reality (VR) platform to adjust to the pandemic era. Asan Medical Center in Seoul said Tuesday that it introduced the country’s first VR-based training program for CPR to cope with contact restrictions to prevent the spread of COVID-19. [...]

Joseon-era Gov’t Office, Palace Rituals to be Reborn Through AR, VR Technology

Joseon-era Gov’t Office, Palace Rituals to be Reborn Through AR, VR Technology

SEOUL, July 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul metropolitan government said Tuesday it is developing augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) platforms to enable the public to virtually experience a government office and historical palace rituals from the Joseon Dynasty (1392-1910). The city government will develop the platforms in partnership with the Cultural Heritage [...]

POSCO E&C Introduces Virtual Model Home Developed with 3D and VR Technology

POSCO E&C Introduces Virtual Model Home Developed with 3D and VR Technology

SEOUL, April 21 (Korea Bizwire) — POSCO Engineering & Construction Co., the construction arm of South Korean steelmaker POSCO, introduced Tuesday the industry’s first 3D virtual reality (VR) technology to build a virtual model house for a new apartment complex to be built in Incheon’s Songdo International City. Unlike other preceding 3D model homes made [...]