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AR and VR to Help with Job Training for the Disabled

AR and VR to Help with Job Training for the Disabled

DAEJEON, Apr. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers will use augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) technologies to support job training and employment for the those with developmental disabilities. According to the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute on Monday, the research team led by the Creative Contents Research Division has begun developing virtual [...]

Sookmyung Women’s University Offers VR Job Interview Simulations

Sookmyung Women’s University Offers VR Job Interview Simulations

SEOUL, Apr. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Sookmyung Women’s University (SWU) announced on Tuesday that it had conducted a simulated interview program for job seekers using virtual reality. The program, which runs on virtual reality (VR) technology, brings participants to a virtual interview session, where interviewers are present for a real-time interview. All of the answers [...]

‘Screen Golf’ Expands Scope of Teeing Up in S. Korea

‘Screen Golf’ Expands Scope of Teeing Up in S. Korea

SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Thirty-year-old fund manager Park Jong-il, who works in the financial district of Yeouido in western Seoul, tees off at his favorite golf course located on the southern resort island of Jeju at least once a week after work. Instead of booking the one-hour flight and possibly reserving a hotel [...]

Everland Goes ‘Smart’ with IT Technology

Everland Goes ‘Smart’ with IT Technology

SEOUL, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Everland, the amusement park operating unit of Samsung C&T Corp., is incorporating cutting-edge information technology to amusement facilities and customer service to provide smart access to visitors. Samsung C&T announced on Sunday the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Friends program for Everland in collaboration with Samsung Electronics. The program [...]

8 out of 10 People “Interested” in Virtual Reality Content

8 out of 10 People “Interested” in Virtual Reality Content

SEOUL, Oct. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — As a flood of theme parks and gaming centers featuring virtual reality (VR) content have been attracting customers, a new survey highlighting the interest in VR content by the mass public was published yesterday. According to the market research firm Embrain, 81.3 percent of 1,000 adult respondents between the [...]

KT’s AR Shopping Platform Named Innovative Service of the Month

KT’s AR Shopping Platform Named Innovative Service of the Month

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., South Korea’s leading wireless and fixed-line services provider, said Monday its mobile shopping service using augmented reality (AR) technology placed first among dozens of global innovative services rated by a market consulting firm. The company’s AR Market, which allows users to look at AR videos of products [...]