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Samsung developing OLED without polarizer

Samsung Electronics unveiled several new display technologies at the private room during this year’s Mobile World Congress, including its development of OLED without polarizer, a source familiar wit...

Updated : 2017.03.21 15:13

Olympus Korea offers integration of surgical systems at hospitals

Olympus has launched its new surgical system integration solution Endoalpha, designed to improve work efficiency of endoscopy units and operating rooms inside hospitals of all sizes, in South Korea. ...

Updated : 2017.03.21 15:03

Public demand for security-related software surges in 2017

South Korea‘s public sector is seeing growing demand for software programs, particularly that for security, this year, a government report showed Monday. According to the Ministry of Science, ICT a...

Updated : 2017.03.20 15:46

Samsung’s QLED TV lineup certified as UHD Premium models

The QLED TV lineup by Samsung Electronics has been certified by the UHD Alliance as Ultra HD Premium models, the South Korean electronics maker announced on Monday. The UHDA is a global coalition co...

Updated : 2017.03.20 15:46

Netmarble aims to raise up to W2.7tr with IPO

South Korean mobile game giant Netmarble Games is out to raise as much as 2.66 trillion won ($2.4 billion) in an initial public offering as it seeks new capital to fund its continued global expansion...

Updated : 2017.03.20 15:23

Kakao aims for social impact with unique online commerce model

South Korean mobile messaging giant Kakao is moving to fulfill its corporate social responsibility with a unique, on-demand production system that benefits both small manufacturers and consumers — K...

Updated : 2017.03.20 15:22

LG takes aim at Samsung with new Nano Cell TV

PAJU, Gyeonggi Province -- LG Electronics and its sister firm LG Display on Friday offered a glimpse of their latest collaboration, “Nano Cell,” a new technology based on liquid-crystal display tha...

Updated : 2017.03.19 18:41

[Health-tech Korea] Adding perks to fitness: Zikto seeks to diversify application of fitness wearables

The Korea Herald is publishing a series of articles highlighting South Korea’s promising startups in the emerging sectors of digital health care and next-generation medical devices. This is the fift...

Updated : 2017.03.19 17:21

[KOSDAQ STAR] SK Materials benefits from semiconductor, display boom

This is the 37th in a series of articles analyzing major companies traded on the tech-heavy Kosdaq market. -- Ed SK Materials, a semiconductor materials company, is one of the top 10 caps on the tec...

Updated : 2017.03.19 17:18

AI, robots to lead future medical industry

Medical supplies and equipment based on artificial intelligence (AI) and robotic technology will dominate the global health care sector in the future, industry watchers said Sunday. The remarks were...

Updated : 2017.03.19 10:47

[Herald Interview] Algorithm-based logistics service ready for export

Algorithm-based transport management system and data learning technologies are crucial for last-mile delivery services in the growing e-commerce market, the head of an information technology logistic...

Updated : 2017.03.17 18:00

LG’s G6 hits US shelves

LG Electronics has embarked on global sales of its strategic G6 smartphone as the company opened presales of the latest model in the world’s biggest mobile market Friday. According to the company, ...

Updated : 2017.03.17 17:17

[Eye Plus] Agriculture will feed the future

While a UN report says agriculture has to produce 70 percent more food in 2050 than it did in 2006 to feed the world’s growing population, South Korea’s state-run agricultural think tank is busy ex...

Updated : 2017.03.17 17:16

3rd Korean hospital to adopt AI-based oncology system

South Korea’s Konyang University Hospital will adopt an artificial intelligence system based on IBM’s Watson for Oncology, becoming the country’s third medical institution to embrace AI for the di...

Updated : 2017.03.17 16:05

LG Hausys recognized for technological innovation of roof rack

LG Hausys has won an award in recognition of the technological innovation of its roof rack material at the JEC World 2017 in Paris, it said Thursday. The roof rack is a tool consisting of two long s...

Updated : 2017.03.16 17:12