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Seoul City Develops VR Program that Allows Seniors to Revisit Happiest Moments

Seoul City Develops VR Program that Allows Seniors to Revisit Happiest Moments

SEOUL, July 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Thursday that it will introduce a new virtual reality (VR) program that allows seniors to revisit their happiest moments. The city held a demonstration of the program at a local welfare center, where seniors could revisit their lost hometowns, places they’ve visited with their [...]

Incheon Education Office to Launch VR-based Safety Education Program for Island Schools

Incheon Education Office to Launch VR-based Safety Education Program for Island Schools

INCHEON, April 15 (Korea Bizwire) — The Incheon Metropolitan City Office of Education said Thursday it will launch a virtual reality (VR)-based safety education program for students living on islands during the period from April to November of this year. The education will be offered to groups of fifth and sixth-grade students and middle and [...]

Furniture, Home Appliances Makers Vying to Create Customer Experience Online

Furniture, Home Appliances Makers Vying to Create Customer Experience Online

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Furniture and home appliances makers, for which consumers have struggled to decide if size and color match well until such items are placed in actual spaces, are vying to bring offline retail experiences online. Shinsegae Casa, a furniture brand of Shinsegae Department Store, unveiled an augmented reality (AR) service [...]

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 [...]