SEOUL, KOREA – Samsung Electronics’ OS choice for its smart home appliances is Linux while LG Electronics’ is Android. As the importance of OS gets bigger in tandem with the emergence of intelligent home appliances, the two global home appliance giants’ different OS strategies have gained attention. Smart home appliances are still in their infancy.
SEOUL, KOREA – Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO), the largest state-run electric utility in South Korea, said Thursday it clinched a USD 2.3 billion deal to build a coal power plant in Vietnam. This build–operate–transfer (BOT) deal is expected to serve as a model IPP (Independent Power Producer) project in Vietnam’s power market.
SEOUL, KOREA - SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) introduces Atti*, a learning robot for children, for the first time, and Smart Beam, the world’s smallest pico projector for smartphones and tablet PCs, at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2013.
SEOUL, KOREA - Hite-Jinro is making inroads into the Indian market with its soju drink, a Vodka-like distilled spirit made of grain. According to investment banking sources on April 29, Hite-Jinro has signed a partnership agreement with India's alcoholic beverage importer Advent Brand House to supply soju concentrates.
SEOUL, KOREA – Rather than flaunting communications technologies, SK Telecom and KT put forward a variety of convergence-based solutions such as medicine, TV contents, music and payment systems. They tried to put on display what can be done via technologies.
SEOUL, KOREA - Italy's best-known brand Fiat has landed in Korea on February 5. Chrysler Korea CEO Pablo Rosso said at the launching ceremony for the Fiat brand, "Fiat is a car built for those addicted to life." "With its unique design, the world's best safety, and ergonomics, Fiat allows its users to enjoy every moment of their life," he added.
SEOUL, KOREA- 삼성전자는 10일 업계 최초로 '옥타코어 빅리틀(big.LITTLE) 멀티프로세싱 (Multi-Processing) 솔루션'을 개발하고 이를 '엑시노스 5 옥타 시리즈'에 적용한다고 밝혔다. '옥타코어 빅리틀 멀티프로세싱'은 '옥타코어 빅리틀 모바일AP'를 구성하는 8개의 코어를 작업 환경에 따라 필요 수 만큼 작동시켜 모바일AP의 성능과 효율을 크게 개선한 CPU 구동방식이다.
CAPE TOWN, REPUBLIC OF SOUTH AFRICA - LG Electronics (LG) announced that its sixth annual LG Home Chef Championship (LG-HCC) Global Masters Competition was won by Thi Dieu Thuy and Giap Dieu from Vietnam.
A Maryland-based firm has developed a technology that it says can turn windows into solar panels. New Energy Technologies says that its new SolarWindow product can be directly sprayed on to windows at room temperature to turn them into solar energy generators.
Currently in the prototype stage, it has been demonstrated powering LED lights and the blades of a small model helicopter from the energy generated, say executives.
SHANGHAI, Jan. 5 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- High-performance specialty tapes for industrial converting applications featuring the new, patented advanced acrylic adhesive technology - HPA - were launched by the company's Specialty Tape division earlier this year as part of the Specialty Tape Advantage Solutions portfolio.
SEOUL, KOREA - The recharging of electric vehicles would be available at E-Mart sooner or later.Korea’s largest retail outlet operator announced on March 12 that it will launch the EV charging station service as part of an effort to facilitate the adoption of EVs in Korea.
MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA - When choosing an enterprise content management (ECM) supplier, big is not necessarily best, according to Ovum. Enterprises must consider vendors in terms of market share, profitability, and capability to support the deployment and the enterprise’s own business requirements through its lifetime.
The 170th round of the 'Ubiquitous Social Leader Forum' was held at the Grand Ballroom of the Millennium Seoul Hilton at 7a.m. December 12, with over 50 participants including the forum's members and leaders from various sectors.
SEOUL, KOREA – Armed with a new patented technology, LG Electronics has set out to develop a new product. According to US IT magazine Engadget and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO), LG Electronics has patented a novel method for utilizing head-mounted displays.
SEOUL, KOREA - The sales of import cars rose 31 percent in February 2014, led by German brands such as BMW, Mercedes Benz, and Audi.According to the Korea Automobile Importers and Distributors Association on March 6, the number of import cars newly registered last month totaled 13,852 units, up 31.2 percent year on year.
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