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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 [...]

Researchers Develop Quantitative Measure of VR Sickness

Researchers Develop Quantitative Measure of VR Sickness

DAEJEON, March 19 (Korea Bizwire) — A research team from the Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS) said Thursday that it had developed new technology that can quantitatively measure the degree of virtual reality (VR) sickness. Thus far, VR sickness has to be evaluated subjectively through questionnaires. However, the research team succeeded in [...]

Local Startup Develops Virtual Inspection System for Ships and Offshore Structures

Local Startup Develops Virtual Inspection System for Ships and Offshore Structures

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — TOADS, a local tech startup that participated in the region’s software service commercialization support project, received a Ministerial Award in the competition hosted by the Ministry of Science and ICT, the Busan IT Industry Promotion Agency said Wednesday. The company has developed and is preparing to commercialize a virtual [...]

KAIST Holds S. Korea’s First VR-based Orientation Session

KAIST Holds S. Korea’s First VR-based Orientation Session

DAEJEON, Dec. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The Electrical Engineering Department at the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) held the nation’s first virtual reality (VR)-based orientation session on Monday. The department introduced KAIST’s educational and research environment through a virtual studio using the program ‘Discord’ and the 3D VR platform ‘Mozilla Hub.’ In [...]

New Technology Helps Reduce Nausea That Can Occur During VR Gameplay

New Technology Helps Reduce Nausea That Can Occur During VR Gameplay

DAEJEON, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed new technology that helps people enjoy virtual reality (VR) content without feeling nausea and dizziness. The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) announced on Thursday that it succeeded in developing a new software technology that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to predict the [...]

Institute Develops VR-based Fire Extinguishing Training Simulator

Institute Develops VR-based Fire Extinguishing Training Simulator

DAEJEON, Sept. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The state-run Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) announced on Wednesday that it has developed a virtual reality (VR) fire extinguishing training simulator that allows firefighters to be trained in real-like fire environments. The VR training simulator was developed to enable fire extinguishing training using real fire extinguishing equipment. [...]