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Medical Community Adopts VR Technology for Education of Medical Specialists

Medical Community Adopts VR Technology for Education of Medical Specialists

SEOUL, July 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean medical community has adopted virtual reality (VR) technology for the education of medical specialists with expertise on thoracic surgery. This move is line with the ever-growing ‘untact’ trend that has taken hold in the aftermath of the coronavirus outbreak. The newly-coined term ‘untact’ refers to non-face-to-face [...]

Dirty Dogs Get Clean: Wet Dog Corp. Out on Steam VR May 4th

Dirty Dogs Get Clean: Wet Dog Corp. Out on Steam VR May 4th

Austin, TX & Sarasota, FL, April 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Today, Ringling College of Art and Design with Flight School Studio announced that the first student game from their virtual reality educational partnership, Wet Dog Corp., will come to Steam on May 4. Mentored by the award-winning team at Flight School, students from Ringling’s newly-founded Virtual [...]

LG Uplus to Supply 5G VR Content to Hong Kong’s Top Telco

LG Uplus to Supply 5G VR Content to Hong Kong’s Top Telco

SEOUL, March 22 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., South Korea’s No. 3 mobile carrier, said Sunday it will supply 5G virtual reality (VR) content to Hong Kong’s largest telecommunication firm. LG Uplus’ VR content will be also available on Hong Kong Telecommunications (HKT) Ltd.’s 5G service starting next month, the company said. This is [...]

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 [...]

University Introduces AR and VR Technology in Classroom

University Introduces AR and VR Technology in Classroom

SEOUL, Oct. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — A local university in Gyeonggi Province has introduced augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technology in classrooms, receiving a positive response from the students. Gachon University Medical Campus, located in the city of Incheon, introduced AR and VR technology in exercise physiology course. Students listen to the lecture [...]

S. Korea Develops VR Rehabilitation Program for Stroke Patients

S. Korea Develops VR Rehabilitation Program for Stroke Patients

SEOUL, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers have developed a rehabilitation program using virtual reality (VR) to help stroke patients. Researchers from Seoul National University Hospital and biotech venture TechVillage Co. announced on Thursday that they had developed a program that can assist in the rehabilitation of stroke patients. As part of the [...]