South Korean designers are dipping their toes into the world of metafashion, with the government launching its first-ever digital wardrobe. 30 outfits are planned to be completed with model line-up being A-list actress Han Sun-hwa, singer Ravi, and model Jaesi. Read more here!
Why are companies paying attention to 'buccaneer marketing'? Generation MZ reveals how media consumption has changed forever. Audiences tune in to their favorite content more based on the personality than the content itself. So the importance of building a branded personality is critical for young and growing content creators and companies seeking Gen MZ audience and attention.
South Korean robotics maker Rainbow Robotics said Monday that it recorded 3.6 billion won ($2.8 million) in sales during the first quarter of this year, up 182 percent from last year. Collaborative robots assist humans or replace the roles of humans in terms of conducting simple and repetitive tasks. Learn more here!
Korean game companies are increasingly setting their eyes on projects centered on virtual human character development, aimed at carving out new endeavors in non-gaming areas such as music and marketing sponsorships. With the advancement in computing power and artificial intelligence (AI) technology, experts predict more projects will launch in the future in various commercial applications with dynamic characters.
Introducing the T-Money Card: the essential Korean transportation card! Whether you are a short-term tourist or long-term resident in Korea, this transportation card is a must-have purchase that will make traveling in Korea much more convenient, easier, and cheaper. Read more here.
South Korea’s largest mobile carrier, SK Telecom, unveiled an open beta version of a virtual assistant the company said is aimed at providing an “intimate” and “emotional” experience for Android mobile phone users. Giving Google's language processing model IaMDA 2 stiff competition. The industry is eager to continue developing hyperscale AU engines and hopes that Korea can lead the charge on multimodal language-processing projects in the future. But what does this mean for privacy concerns?
In fact, he says “Matisse’s popularity has been growing here for some time”. Recently, a surge of websites are selling posters, postcards and canvases of works by Matisse. A quick search shows there are over 22,000 items currently being sold alongside keywords such as “cafe,” “interior design” and “living room.” This craze only heightened during COVID-19 and is now a global phenom.
South Korea's Hyundai Motor Group said Saturday it will invest US $5.54 billion to build a dedicated electric vehicle and car battery manufacturing plant in the United States to further solidify its electrification push in the world's most important automobile market. The announcement comes during US President Joe Biden visit to South Korea as part of his first trip to Asia amid ongoing tension with China and continued provocations from North Korea.
The speed of the 5G network promises endless possibilities for both consumers and enterprises. Globally, countries that have already deployed 5G have noticed accelerated speed in downloads and connectivity. South Korea, which was the first country to adopt 5G on a large scale in April 2019 now dominates 5G speed globally.
Digital healthcare is core for the future of Korea. LG Electronics, KT, Naver, Kakao, and other Korean companies are foraying into the world of digital healthcare ― including telemedicine ― as the importance of healthcare has been highlighted by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
McDonald's Korea took some time to reflect on the importance of food safety, especially hygiene and quality control. A total of 2,100 people including head office employees participated in the town hall. But what makes this not a traditional meeting between employees is that this all took place in the Metaverse.
Samsung has begun rolling out digital car keys starting in South Korea with the all-electric Genesis GV60. The feature allows Samsung smartphone users to lock their car and start it even if they don’t have the physical keys in hand. The digital car keys use ultra-wideband technology, a wireless protocol that transmits high-frequency radio waves; enabling highly accurate spatial awareness so the car and phone can communicate without any delays or issues.
South Korea’s homegrown app marketplace One Store aims to challenge Google and Apple, two US tech giants that enjoy a near-monopoly in the whopping 300 trillion won ($235 billion) app store market globally, with its forthcoming stock market debut here. One Store, the nation’s sole operator of an app store of the same name, is a merged entity of the nation’s four app stores that were previously operated separately by SK Telecom, KT, LG Uplus and Naver. Now it is an affiliate of SK Square, SK Group’s investment unit.