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  • 2019-02-22 thumbnail

    [Global Success Stories #3] What Kind of Company is ulalaLAB?

    What Kind of Company is ulalaLAB? ulalaLAB’s signature product is WimFactory, a cloud and machine-learning-based smart factory platform that analyzes industrial data. WimFactory consists of WICON, an IoT device that collects and transmits production facility data, and Wim-X, an integrated managem .... Read more

  • 2019-02-18 thumbnail

    Wearable medical device earns gov't's 1st regulatory waiver

    Memowatch, a wearable electrocardiogram measurement device developed by the Korean company Huinno, has received Korea's first waiver under the government's regulatory sandbox program in the information and communication technology (ICT) sector. (Huinno) By Oh Hyun-woo and Yoon Sojung A wearable electroca .... Read more

  • 2019-02-15 thumbnail

    Prevent the Worst, Through Precise Diagnosis

    Prevent the worst, through precise diagnosis!Wearable atrial fibrillation diagnostic device "CART" can be used to monitor atrial fibrillation.Sky Labs (B2G '17-'18) has created an innovative ring-type Cardio Tracker that can manage their heart health status anytime, anywhere!Check this video and l .... Read more

  • 2019-02-14 thumbnail

    Smart city era grows closer in Korea

    President Moon Jae-in on Feb. 13 visited the Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO) to see a presentation on the Busan Smart City Innovative Strategy. He is seen here trying a high-tech floor designed by the Korean company HNJ that transforms kinetic energy into electricity when users step on the ti .... Read more

  • 2019-02-13 thumbnail

    Ministry announces setup of hydrogen stations in Seoul under ‘regulatory sandbox’ initiative

    Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Sung Yunmo (center) on Feb. 11 attends the first meeting of a committee for reviewing regulatory exemptions for new business models at the Korea Chamber of Commerce and Industry in Seoul. By Park Gil-ja and Kim Young Shin Photos = Ministry of Trade, Industry and E .... Read more

  • 2019-02-13 thumbnail

    Korean won emerges as more stable, less volatile currency

    Foreign exchange dealers on Feb. 7 work at the headquarters of KEB Hana Bank in Seoul's Jung-gu District. The won-dollar exchange rate that day closed at 1,124.10, up 5.30 points from the previous day. (Yonhap News) By Xu Aiying and Yoon Sojung The Korean won, once one of the world's most volatile curr .... Read more

  • 2019-02-13 thumbnail

    Truly-wearable augmented reality - closer to reality by combining highly efficient see-through optics and ultra-low power OLED microdisplay technologies

    LetinAR, Korean startup that develops an optical solution for Augmented- reality (AR) glasses, and Fraunhofer FEP, German specialist for the customized development of OLED microdisplays for wearables will present together the future of AR eyewear technology by their first joint demonstrator of the P .... Read more

  • 2019-02-08 thumbnail

    Korea's default risk at lowest level since 2007-08 crisis: think tank

    The Korea Center for International Finance on Feb. 1 announces that Korea's default risk dropped to its lowest level since the global financial crisis of 2007-08. (iclickart) By Min Yea-Ji and Kim Young Shin Korea's risk of sovereign default has fallen to its lowest level since the global financial cri .... Read more

  • 2019-02-07 thumbnail

    5G bus displays vast potential of new cellular mobile standard

    A passenger on a test ride of KT's 5G bus tries a virtual reality (VR) head-mounted display (HMD). By Min Yea-Ji and Kim Young Shin Photos = KT Korea, the world’s first country to launch the 5G cellular network for business clients last year, is preparing to kick start 5G service for consumers in March .... Read more

  • 2019-02-07 thumbnail

    Inclusive growth boosts quality of life: OECD's top statistician

    Martin Durand, director of statistics and chief statistician of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), says "Better Policies for Better Lives" is the theme of the OECD's mission and that she will conduct joint research on inclusive growth with Korea. By Park Gil-ja an .... Read more

  • 2019-02-07 thumbnail

    [Global Success Stories #2] SendBird Heralds a New Era of Global Success through a Mobile Chat Solution

    SendBird Heralds a New Era of Global Success through a Mobile Chat Solution SendBird is a startup offering a chat and messaging solution to corporations. In 2013, the company was cofounded by CEO John Kim, Head of Trust and Safety Brandon Jeon, CTO Harry (Yeusin) Kim, and Head of Designer Forest .... Read more

  • 2019-02-07 thumbnail

    Agriculture Is Getting Smarter - HanaroFarm

    Agriculture Is Getting Smarter - HanaroFarm Agriculture is getting smarter! Hanaro Farm (B2G '18) created an innovative smart farming system incorporating latest technologies of AI, IoT, and Cloud. "B2G Tech News" presents exclusive video of Hanaro Farm, how they design the future of ag .... Read more

  • 2019-02-01 thumbnail

    The Korean Economy – the Miracle on the Hangang River

    The Constitution of South Korea stipulates that “the right of property shall be guaranteed for every citizen.” In short, the country has adopted the market economy system, respects individuals’ and businesses’ right to conduct free economic activities, and guarantees the profits and properties made and accumu .... Read more

  • 2019-01-31 thumbnail

    [Global Success Stories #1] NEOFECT, Aiming to Become the World’s No. 1 Rehabilitation Platform

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  • 2019-01-30 thumbnail

    Korea, Qatar to expand economic cooperation to wider range of fields

    Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani (left) and President Moon Jae-in on Jan. 28 shake hands before their summit at Cheong Wa Dae. By Park Gil-ja and Kim Young Shin Photos = Cheong Wa Dae President Moon Jae-in on Jan. 28 held a summit with Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani in Seoul o .... Read more

  • 2019-01-28 thumbnail

    [Innovative Startup 4] I-Bricks uses advanced AI to create high-tech personal assistants

    I-Bricks CEO Chae Jong Hyun on Dec. 26, 2018, spoke to Korea.net on his company's artificial intelligence (AI)-based technology for natural language processing and big data at his office in the Pangyo-dong neighborhood of Seongnam, Gyeonggi-do Province. (Kim Sunjoo) By Min Yea-Ji and Yoon Sojung Photos .... Read more

  • 2019-01-28 thumbnail

    Drone Show Korea 2019 showcases latest, greatest in drones

    Drone Show Korea 2019 opened on Jan. 24 at the Busan Exhibition and Convention Center (BEXCO). First Vice Minister of Science and ICT Mun Mi-ock (third from left) and Vice Minister Cheong Seung-il join visitors in listening to an explanation about the power pack, or a fuel cell battery used in drones, produ .... Read more

  • 2019-01-24 thumbnail

    Bloomberg names Korea 'most innovative country' for 6th straight year

    Korea on Jan. 22 was announced as the world's most innovative country by the Bloomberg Innovative Index. (Screen capture from Bloomberg website) By Oh Hyun-woo and Kim Minji Korea has topped for the sixth straight year the Bloomberg Innovative Index as the world's most innovative nation. Bloomberg News .... Read more

  • 2019-01-24 thumbnail

    Survey shows 80 percent of world has 'positive' image of Korea

    According to an annual national image survey conducted by the Korean Culture and Information Service, 2018's top keywords about Korea were "Korean food," "K-pop" and "Korean culture." Most respondents said the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics and the three inter-Korean summits had a positive influence on the .... Read more

  • 2019-01-21 thumbnail

    [Innovative Startup 1] Upstart bag manufacturer seeks to do Morethan earn profit

    Morethan CEO Choi Ian on Nov. 28 at his Seoul office says his company’s growth is based on its innovation philosophy of creating positive effects for society. By Jung Joo-ri and Yoon Sojung Photos = Choi Taesoon Seoul Nov. 28, 2018 Korea.net from 2019 will feature companies leading innovative grow .... Read more

  • 2019-01-21 thumbnail

    [Innovative Startup 2] Ecube Labs utilizes IoT to advance smart waste management

    Ecube Labs CEO Sean Gwon on Dec. 14 presents his company’s products -- the monitoring solution Clean City Networks and the solar-powered trash compactor CleanCube -- at his office in Seoul’s Guro-gu District. By Jung Joo-ri and Yoon Sojung Photos = Choi Taesoon Seoul Dec. 14, 2018 Korea.net in 20 .... Read more

  • 2019-01-21 thumbnail

    Korean gov’t to promote hydrogen economy through car, fuel cell sectors

    President Moon Jae-in (second from left) on Jan. 17 looks at the booth of a hydrogen fuel car at Ulsan City Hall ahead of the announcement of the administration’s pro-hydrogen economy policy. (Hyoja-dong Studio) By Jung Joo-ri and Yoon Sojung The government on Jan. 17 announced an ambitious plan to fos .... Read more

  • 2019-01-21 thumbnail

    [Innovative Startup 3] Lunit's AI-powered software bolsters accuracy in medical diagnostics

    Lunit CEO Brandon B. Suh on Dec. 28 discusses his company's medical AI software designed to raise efficiency in diagnosis and treatment at his office in Seoul’s Yeoksam-gu District. (Kim Sunjoo) By Jung Joori and Lee Hana Seoul Dec. 28, 2018 Korea.net in 2019 will feature startups leading innovative .... Read more

  • 2019-01-21 thumbnail

    Enjoy wild and vivid experience with VR/AR content!

    Enjoy wild and vivid experience with VR/AR content! We introduce the REALGAM GAUNTLET (B2G '18) that allows user to feel and experience each moment of the virtual world through wrist wearable device combined with VR/AR robot arm. .... Read more

  • 2019-01-17 thumbnail

    Economy minister announces plans to foster hydrogen, big data, AI sectors

    Minister of Economy and Finance Hong Nam-ki on Jan. 16 chairs a meeting on innovative growth strategies at Yangjae Innovation Hub in Seoul. (MOEF) By Xu Aiying and Lee Hana The government on Jan. 16 announced plans to boost innovative growth by fueling the hydrogen economy as well as through projects in .... Read more

  • 2019-01-16 thumbnail

    Twinword -- Now Also On AWS Marketplace for Machine Learning

    Twinword homepageTwinword Inc., a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, announced on Nov. 30 the listing of eight of its inference models on the new Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace for Machine Learning. Twinword's inference models can now be discovered and obtained from the Amazon SageMaker c .... Read more

  • 2019-01-16 thumbnail

    Korea's lululab Awarded Grand Prize at Cosmoprof Awards Asia 2018

    lululab, a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, has developed LUMINI, an AI-based skincare assistant consisting of a handheld scanning device and AI technology software.lululab, a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, was selected as one of the "Winners of Cosmoprof Awards Asia" at COSMOP .... Read more

  • 2019-01-16 thumbnail

    VisualCamp to Launch Mobile SDK to Enable Eye Control and Analytics for Smartphones

    VisualCamp's eye-tracking technology TrueGaze vastly expands smartphone functionality for manufacturers, developers, and users.VisualCamp, a Korean startup which is a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, will officially launch TrueGaze, one of the most advanced gaze analytics and smartphone eye con .... Read more

  • 2019-01-14 thumbnail

    [CES2019]The smart diaper has entered the building at CES 2019

    The Monit smart diaper sensor attaches to the outside of a baby's diaper. Nobody likes a dirty diaper, even if it's one of the realities parents have to cope with. So South Korean company Monit has set out to make the experience a bit more bearable. At CES, Monit shared what might be the ultimate .... Read more

  • 2019-01-14 thumbnail

    [CES2019]Neofect’s powered glove for people with paralysis is shipping this summer

    Neofect’s come a ways since we first saw them at CES this time last year. Late last month, the San Francisco-based team completed an Indiegogo round, picking up north of $28,000 — around 130 percent of its initial goal for the NeoMano. The leather hand-worn device is designed to give users mobil .... Read more

  • 2019-01-14 thumbnail

    [CES 2019]Welt is a smart belt that monitors your health

    Manufacturers are increasingly looking at locations other than your wrist to monitor health. At CES 2019, a Korean-based startup called Welt unveiled its smart belt. A few years in the making, Welt looks like a normal belt but can keep tabs on a wide range of health data. The device tracks waist .... Read more

  • 2019-01-14 thumbnail

    [New Year's news conference on economy] President Moon pledges easing economic inequality through innovation

    President Moon Jae-in on Jan. 10 answers questions from both Korean and foreign journalists during his New Year’s news conference at the Yeongbingwan Guest House of Cheong Wa Dae. (Cheong Wa Dae) By Jung Joo-ri and Yoon Sojung President Moon Jae-in on Jan. 10 announced the policy direction of his admin .... Read more

  • 2019-01-11 thumbnail

    All You Gotta Do Is Focus on Your Ride, LUXI Will Do the Rest!

    *Smart bike lighting, reinforce and extend your safety – LUXI. Ordinary bike lights cannot always guarantee your safety; battery might run out, lighting not adaptable to ambient conditions etc. Unlike, LUXI helps you enjoy riding safer and longer. By using APS (Adaptive Power Saving) techn .... Read more

  • 2019-01-11 thumbnail

    Korea's Exosystems Debuts Personalized Neuromuscular Rehab Solution at MEDICA

    Exosystems, a Korean healthcare startup, will unveil the exoRehab, an ICT rehabilitation device, at the World Forum for Medicine in Dusseldorf, Germany, this month.The exoRehab provides electrical stimulation that helps patients receive therapeutic stimulation and personalized exercises.Exosystems, a Korean h .... Read more

  • 2019-01-11 thumbnail

    COOLJAMM Company Becomes First Korean Startup to Participate in Skydeck Demo Day

    COOLJAMM officials participate in SkyDeck Demo Day held at UC Berkeley’s campus on Nov. 7. COOLJAMM Inc., a Korean startup that developed the humming-based song composition application "HumOn," participated in the demo day event hosted on Nov. 7 by the California-based startup accelerator and incubator SkyDec .... Read more

  • 2019-01-11 thumbnail

    Pivo Breaks Past Its Kickstarter Funding Goal in Less Than 15 Hours

    Pivo is an interactive smart pod that enables anyone with a smartphone to create highly dynamic interactive videos, images and GIFs in an easy and affordable way.On Nov. 13, 2018, Pivo officially launched globally on Kickstarter and within the first 15 hours, the campaign was 100% funded by over 200 backers w .... Read more

  • 2019-01-11 thumbnail

    JLK Inspection to Showcase AI-based Medical Solutions at RSNA

    AI HUB, an AI medical all-in-one platform developed by JLK Inspection.This month JLK Inspection, a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, will participate in the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA) 2018 in Chicago, presenting its latest AI-based medical image diagnosis system. The South Kor .... Read more

  • 2019-01-11 thumbnail

    Philippines IT Firm Partners with Korea's 12CM Inc. for Mobile Convergence

    Echoss Stamp service provided by 12CM, a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre.12CM Inc. (One-two-cee-em), a Korean startup that provides a variety O2O services via partnerships with a variety of partners, has joined hands with SMS Global Technologies Inc. (SMSGT), the leading system integrator in th .... Read more

  • 2019-01-11 thumbnail

    Korean exports hit record $600 bln in 2018

    The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announces on Jan. 1 that Korean exports exceeded a record USD 600 billion in 2018. (Yonhap News) By Jung Joori and Lee Hana Korea last year saw exports reach a record-high USD 600 billion, the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced on Jan. 1. Exports .... Read more

  • 2019-01-11 thumbnail

    Unified Korea to rank as world’s 6th-largest economy in 2030: U.K. think tank

    The World Economic League Table published by the U.K.-based Centre for Economics and Business Research on Dec. 25 ranks Korea 11th in GDP. A British economic think tank on Dec. 25 predicted that Korea will rise to one of the world’s ten largest economies by 2026 and could rank sixth in 2030 if reunification .... Read more

  • 2019-01-11 thumbnail

    Leading Korean tech inventions earn global accolades

    The U.S. magazine Time has included Samsung’s QLED TV (second from the first row) and LG’s CineBeam Laser 4K Projector (second from the second row) on its list of Best Inventions 2018 in the toys, games and entertainment category. (Time Magazine) By Jung Joo-ri and Hahm Hee-eun Korea’s leading companies .... Read more

  • 2019-01-11 thumbnail

    Major indicators say Korean economy is comparatively fine

    The Bank of Korea on Dec. 6 said Korea recorded a trade surplus of USD 9.19 billion in October 2018 according to the balance of payment. (Korea.net DB) By Min Yea-Ji and Yoon Sojung Major economic indicators have shown that the Korean economy is relatively healthy. The Bank of Korea on Dec. 6 releas .... Read more

  • 2019-01-11 thumbnail

    Cutting-edge roll-out TV, smarter robots unveiled at CES 2019

    LG Electronics on Jan. 7 debuts its revolutionary rollable Signature OLED TV R at a news conference held before CES 2019. (LG Electronics) By Min Yea-Ji and Lee Hana A TV that rolls up into a speaker when not in use and a robot that monitors the user's health and calls 911 in case of emergency. These .... Read more

  • 2019-01-11 thumbnail

    Korea’s space program gets boost from launch of weather satellite

    The Ariane 5-ECA rocket carrying the Korean weather satellite Chollian 2A on Dec. 4 blasts off from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana. (Arianespace) By Min Yea-Ji and Hahm Hee-eun Korea has taken another major step forward in space technology by launching the weather satellite Chollian 2A on Dec .... Read more

  • 2019-01-11 thumbnail

    Korea begins world's 1st commercial 5G network service

    Three telecommunication operators in Korea started to provide commercial 5G network service for firms in six metropolitan cities, including Seoul, starting from Dec. 1. (SK Telecom) By Oh Hyun-woo and Yoon Sojung Korea has started to provide the world’s first commercial 5G network service from Dec. 1. .... Read more

  • 2019-01-11 thumbnail

    Korea successfully tests 75-ton space rocket engine

    Korea’s locally developed space rocket engine Korea Space Launch Vehicle-2 Nuri test-launches at the Naro Space Center in Goheung, Jeollanam-do Province on Nov. 28. By Min Yea-Ji and Kim Young Shin Photo & video = Korea Aerospace Research Institute Korea successfully test-launched its homegrown Korea S .... Read more

  • 2019-01-03 thumbnail

    Influencers Essentials — Meet Your Very Own Smart Shooter! Pivo

    Influencers Essentials — Meet Your Very Own Smart Shooter! B2G Tech News presents a way for you to create your creative contents using Pivo! *Pivo (B2G '16-'18) is an interactive smart pod that empowers smartphone photographers and videographers to create truly engaging yet dynamic c .... Read more

  • 2019-01-03 thumbnail

    AI-Based Class III Medical Device of JLK Inspection Approved by S. Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety

    JLK Inspection has obtained approval on its ischemic stroke diagnosis-supporting software JBS-01K from Korea's Ministry of Food and Drug Safety.JLK Inspection (CEO Wontae Kim), a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, announced that its ischemic stroke diagnosis-supporting software JBS-01K has been .... Read more

  • 2019-01-03 thumbnail

    S. Korea's Dable hosts Indonesia Native Ads Conference 2018

    Dable hosted Indonesia Native Ads Conference (INAC) 2018 in Kuningan, Jakarta as a platform for discussions on everything from successful marketing examples to the latest trends.Dable, a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, announced On September 12 that it hosted Indonesia Native Ads Conferenc .... Read more

  • 2019-01-03 thumbnail

    Identify Emotions in Written Text - Twinword Inc. Announces New Emotion Analysis API

    The Emotion Analysis API from Twinword, a South Korean startup, enables a comapny to identify six different emotions of its customers.Twinword Inc., a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, announced on Sept. 17 the launch of its newest application programming interface (API), the Emotion Analysis AP .... Read more

  • 2019-01-03 thumbnail

    Korea's AR Optics Startup LetinAR Raises US$3.6m in Series A Funding

    LetinAR's self-developed "Pin Mirror (PinMR) lens" shows up to 66% wider virtual screen than the currently available optical systems while more accurately expressing colors. PinMR lens can also show a clear image without inducing dizziness because it is able to extend the depth of field (DOF) multiple times.L .... Read more

  • 2019-01-03 thumbnail

    VisualCamp Provides 'Gaze Tracking Technology' to ETRI

    The eye-tracking technology from VisualCamp drastically decreases the dizziness and motion sickness felt by users of VR headsets. VisualCamp, a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, has developed an innovative eye-tracking technology that is a key component of the algorithm that measures the levels .... Read more

  • 2019-01-03 thumbnail

    FITT360, the World's First Wearable 360-degree Camera, Receives CES Innovation Award for Two Consecutive Years

    The world's first neckband wearable 360-degree camera, the "FITT360," which was developed by Korean startup LINKFLOW, has received the coveted Innovation Award at the Consumer Electronics Show for the second year in a row.The world's first neckband wearable 360-degree camera, the "FITT360," which was develope .... Read more

  • 2018-09-12 thumbnail

    S. Korea's IdeaLink Unveils 3D Mobile Golf Analyzer, Smart Golf Club

    IdeaLink has unveiled an innovative 3D mobile golf analysis system and a smart golf club based on the IoT through the crowdfunding platform Wadiz Funding. IdeaLink, an innovative Korean venture company, unveiled the world’s first avatar golf swing analysis system based on the IoT through the crowdfunding pla .... Read more

  • 2018-09-12 thumbnail

    Innomdle Lab unveiled three new Sgnl products at IFA 2018

    Samsung Electronics C-Lab's first spin-off venture company, Innomdle Lab, just launched its three new products at IFA 2018. A member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, Innomdle Lab displayed the already-released Sgnl WB-S50, a revolutionary smart watch band that allows users to make phone calls w .... Read more

  • 2018-09-10 thumbnail

    VisualCamp to Go Global with World's First Software Solution for Gaze Data Analysis

    "True Gaze," the world's first software solution for gaze data analysis in the software as a service (SaaS) format, provides immediate technical support for various issues that occur during an eye tracking experiment. Eye-tracking software company Visual Camp will release “True Gaze,” the world's first sof .... Read more

  • 2018-09-10 thumbnail

    Content discovery platform Dable establishes branch office in Indonesia

    The content discovery platform Dable is picking up the pace in its entry into the Indonesian market by forging partnerships with major Indonesian media corporations. Dable, a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, signed service partnerships with half of Indonesia's top 20 media corporations ( .... Read more

  • 2018-09-10 thumbnail

    Largest Lockscreen Media Platform Buzzvil Acquires India and Pakistan's SlideApp

    - Softbank-backed Buzzvil acquires India and Pakistan's leading lockscreen content curator SlideApp - Second acquisition since US's largest lockscreen app, Slidejoy, in 2017 - Aims to widen global reach with internationally patented lockscreen SDK World's largest mobile lockscreen media platform, Buzzvil .... Read more

  • 2018-08-03 thumbnail

    VisualCamp Successfully Attracts Investment of 1.85 Billion Won

    Officials of VisualCamp pose for a photo. VisualCamp, a company that provides eye-tracking technology for virtual and augmented reality systems and mobile devices and a gaze data analysis service, successfully attracted a round of Series A investment. On Aug 1, the K-ICT Born2Global Centre announc .... Read more

  • 2018-08-03 thumbnail

    AI email security solution

    Protects users against email threats including BEC scams and advanced malware using an AI system with machine learning capability that can assess Arabic emails Receive GUARD, an email security solution designed for oil and trade companies who transact using large amounts of money with parties all aro .... Read more

  • 2018-07-30 thumbnail

    Connectivity Global launches AI email security solution in Singapore

    - Protect against business email compromise (BEC) attacks through Receive GUARD Singapore-based company Connectivity Global Pte. Ltd., has launched Receive GUARD, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled email security solution in Singapore. Connectivity Global has partnered with Microsoft distributor Innov .... Read more

  • 2018-07-26 thumbnail

    Korean carriers to commercialize world’s first 5G services in March

    LG U+ CEO Ha Hyun Hwoi (left), KT CEO Hwang Chang-Gyu (second from left), Minister of Science and ICT Yoo Young min (third from left) and SK Telecom CEO Park Jung Ho pose for a photo after their meeting at the Merriott Park Center in Yeouido, Seoul, on July 17. (Yonhap News) By Lee Yoonseo and Kim Youn .... Read more

  • 2018-07-26 thumbnail

    Korean firms target top tech

    LG Electronics invested in USD 3 million into the U.S.-based robotics firm BossaNova Robotics on June 22. The photo shows a BossaNova Robotics service robot managing the shelves at a retail store. (LG Electronics) By Jung Joo-ri and Yoon Sojung Korean companies are concentrating on high-tech inform .... Read more

  • 2018-07-18 thumbnail

    Gov't plans smart, eco-friendly cities

    A visitor tries out life in a smart city through some VR gear at the Busan Eco-Delta City booth, at the DMC Hi-Tech Industry Center in Seoul on July 16. (Yonhap News) By Kim Eun-young and Kim Young Shin John Doe, a resident of the "smart city" of Sejong City, commutes to work in an autonomous car. .... Read more

  • 2018-07-18 thumbnail

    Korea pushes for new energy sources

    A Korea Gas Corporation (KGC) employee explains how LNG is transported to representatives from the Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy, in front of a model of the KGC's new LNG terminal, at the KOGAS Incheon LNG Terminal on June 28. (Kim Sunjoo) By Lee Yoonseo and Kim Young Shin Interest in cle .... Read more

  • 2018-07-17 thumbnail

    Unveiling the world's first mobile liquid hydrogen refueling station!

    Unveiling the world's first mobile liquid hydrogen refueling station! Hylium Industries (B2G '17-'18)'s liquefied hydrogen-based mobile hydrogen refueling station offers advantages such as safe, high storage efficiency and reduced hydrogen transportation cost compared to conventional high .... Read more

  • 2018-07-03 thumbnail

    K-Global @ India 2018 Demo Day: Get access to 8 prominent tech companies from Korea

    Eight hottest tech companies in Korea have been selected to pitch their business ideas in New Delhi. K-ICT Born2Global Centre (Born2Global) announced that "K-Global @ India 2018: Demo Day" event will be held at the Windsor Place (address: Windsor Place, New Delhi, New Delhi, 110001, India) on July 10, 2 .... Read more

  • 2018-07-03 thumbnail

    VisualCamp unveils mobile eye-tracking technology at MWC Shanghai 2018

    Targeting Chinese market with smartphone-based eye-tracking technology Signed MOU with TUS-VR of Tsinghua University regarding commercialization in China VisualCamp unveiled its mobile eye-tracking technology at MWC Shanghai 2018, which the company participated in from June 27 to 29. The .... Read more

  • 2018-06-04 thumbnail

    World IT show introduces 4th industrial revolution, innovative growth

    Visitors to the World IT Show 2018 experience driving a car in a VR simulator at the COEX convention center in southern Seoul on May 25. By Kim Tae Won and Hahm Hee-eun Photos = Kim Sunjoo Seoul May 29, 2018 Asia’s largest international exhibition of info-communications, the World IT Show 2018, was .... Read more

  • 2018-06-04 thumbnail

    Korea ranks 5th in economic growth rate: OECD

    According to a report by the OECD, Korea has set a 1.1 percent economic growth rate in the first quarter of 2018. The photo shows workers taking a break at the Yeosu Industrial Complex. (Yonhap News) By Lee Yoonseo and Hahm Hee-eun Korea's economic growth rate in the first quarter of 2018, from Januar .... Read more

  • 2018-05-15 thumbnail

    Seoul to launch self-driving buses next year

    The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announces that it will build a cooperative intelligent transportation system (C-ITS) across downtown Seoul, in Seoul on May 13. The photo shows a concept map of the autonomous driving area. (Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport) Kim Eun-young a .... Read more

  • 2018-05-15 thumbnail

    Korean economy expected to continue recovery: finance ministry

    The Ministry of Strategy and Finance announced on May 14 that the Korean economy is expected to continue its recovery, considering the improvement of the world economy and the high-performance of its exports. The photo above shows containers at a port in Busan. (Yonhap News) By Kim Young Shin The Min .... Read more

  • 2018-05-11 thumbnail

    Forging a new industry in the cloud era: Multi-cloud migration SaaS company "ZConverter"

    The value of an IT "moving service" Just as families and companies move to new homes, corporate IT services also need to be moved around. As infrastructures age, corporate IT services increasingly struggle with decreased service speed or even service discontinuation, forcing them to move to new infra .... Read more

  • 2018-05-11 thumbnail

    Expectations rise for high-speed train across Korean Peninsula

    The 2018 Inter-Korean Summit has led to growing interest in a high-speed railway connecting South and North Korea. Moon Jong-mook, director of the Pan-Citizen Measure Committee for Nurturing the KTX Gwangmyeong Eurasia Departure Station, holds up a virtual train ticket on Dec. 31, 2017. (Gwangmyeong City) .... Read more

  • 2018-05-02 thumbnail

    Smart Factory developer ulalaLAB raises $2M in Series A to strengthen its R&D and accelerate market expansion

    UlalaLAB, an IoT development company, raised $2 million during its Series A, led by STIC Investment and MAGNA Investment. The lead investor in this round is one of the top venture capital firms in South Korea. Smart Factory developer ulalaLAB raises $2M in Series A to strengthen its R&D and accelerate .... Read more

  • 2018-05-02 thumbnail

    IMF predicts 3 percent growth for Korea

    The IMF forecasts on April 17 that Korea’s GDP growth rate for 2018 and 2019 will be 3.0 and 2.9 percent, respectively. (Korea.net DB) By Park Gil-ja and Hahm Hee-eun The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted that the Korean economy will grow by 3 percent this year and by 2.9 percent next y .... Read more

  • 2018-04-20 thumbnail

    Korean economy to grow 3 percent in 2018: ADB

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) says that Korea’s economic growth this year will be 3.0 percent, according to the ‘Asian Development Outlook 2018’ report published on April 11. (Asian Development Bank) By Lee Yoonseo and Kim Young Shin The Asian Development Bank (ADB) predicts that Korea's GDP growth in .... Read more

  • 2018-04-18 thumbnail

    JLK Inspection Trials Its Pioneering AI-Based Ischemic Stroke Diagnosis System in Korea

    JLK Inspection (JLK), the Seoul-based deep learning and artificial intelligence company, announced that after extensive research and development, it has achieved a major milestone in the development of a technology for assisting in the diagnosis of ischemic strokes, which can provide key information to determ .... Read more

  • 2018-04-18 thumbnail

    Seoul to set up ‘soundproof, energy-generating tunnel’

    The city of Seoul is to install a soundproof and solar-energy generating tunnel along the Dongbu Expressway. (Seoul Metropolitan Government) By Kim Eun-young and Sohn JiAe A tunnel the size of a soccer field -- approximately 7,192 square meters -- is set to be complete along the Dongbu Expressway, and i .... Read more

  • 2018-04-13 thumbnail

    Livestock industry sees new tech horizons

    The Rural Development Administration develops an IT-based tool that can check on the health of pregnant pigs by monitoring their body movements in real time. (RDA) Park Hye-ri and Sohn JiAe The livestock industry is getting tech savvy. The Rural Development Administration (RDA) announced on March 26 .... Read more

  • 2018-04-12 thumbnail

    Korean designs highlighted at Red Dot awards

    LG Electronics’ Signature Kitchen Suite Pro Range Oven and the LG CineBeam Laser 4K projector received Best of the Best honors at this year’s Red Dot Awards, one of the world’s top design awards. (LG Electronics) Min Yea-Ji and Kim Young Shin LG Electronics and Kia Motors have been recognized for their .... Read more

  • 2018-04-12 thumbnail

    Micro EVs ready to hit Korean market

    The Twizy, an ultra-small electric car, is imported and distributed by Renault Samsung Motors. Between its debut in June 2017 and March 2018, it has sold over 1,141 units. (Renault Samsung Motors) By Kim Eun-young and Hahm Hee-eun Amid growing interest in ultra-small electric vehicles (EVs), the governm .... Read more

  • 2018-04-12 thumbnail

    Konolabs Launches Kono for Slack to Help You Schedule Ad Hoc Meetings Effortlessly

    Konolabs, the AI scheduling service provider, has announced Kono Slack bot is available on Slack app directory. Konolabs announced Kono for Slack, the release of their scheduling bot is now available on Slack. The bot allows teams to schedule ad hoc meetings and manage their work calendars directly f .... Read more

  • 2018-03-27 thumbnail

    Korea, Vietnam trade continues to grow, expand

    As President Moon Jae-in visits Vietnam, the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Paik Ungyu (right) and Vietnam’s Minister of Industry and Trade Tran Tuan Anh sign a memorandum of understanding covering bilateral trade that’s expected to be worth some USD 100 billion by 2020, in Hanoi on March 22. (Ministr .... Read more

  • 2018-03-27 thumbnail

    Seoul, Hanoi to strengthen cooperation

    President Moon Jae-in (left) and Vietnamese President Tran Dai Quang pose for a photo at the Presidential Palace in Hanoi on March 23. Yoon Sojung Photos = Cheong Wa Dae Facebook President Moon Jae-in, currently in Vietnam on a state visit, vowed to bolster bilateral ties between Seoul and Hanoi on Ma .... Read more

  • 2018-03-27 thumbnail

    Korea, UAE agree to become special strategic partners

    President Moon Jae-in (left) shakes hands with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan, at the UAE Presidential Palace in Abu Dhabi on March 25. Sohn JiAe President Moon Jae-in, currently on a visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), met with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi Mohammed bin Zayed A .... Read more

  • 2018-03-27 thumbnail

    10 Innovative Technology Companies Present Their Innovations at B2G Demo Day in Vietnam

    On March 22 K-ICT Born2Global Centre (B2G) held the “Go-To-Market Road show @ Hanoi: IR Pitching Event” at Grand Plaza Hanoi Hotel in Vietnam. Ten innovative companies pitched their impressive ICT technology. Five judges, including experts VCs, accelerators, entrepreneurs and corporate partne .... Read more

  • 2018-03-15 thumbnail

    Korea signs FTA with 5 Central American countries

    Trade Minister Kim Hyun-chong (third from left) joins hands with ministers from five Central American countries at the Korea-Central America Free Trade Agreements (FTA) signing ceremony at the Lotte Hotel in Seoul on February 21. (Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy) By Kim Eun-young and Lee Hana Kor .... Read more

  • 2018-03-14 thumbnail

    Korea Startup Index 2017 Is Now Published

    Download now and view the report right away K-ICT Born2Global Centre (B2G) has published the “Korea Startup Index 2017,” the fourth publication in the series. Korean innovative technology companies need far more opportunities to enter the global market and these opportunities can be created only when the .... Read more

  • 2018-03-14 thumbnail

    SmartGolf Releases First Sensor-Equipped Golf Putter that Allows Players to Practice Anywhere

    Ready to improve your golf game? The Smart Putter gives you accurate analysis to improve your putts, strokes and everything in between. Ready to improve your golf game? The Smart Putter gives you accurate analysis to improve your putts, strokes and everything in between. Ready to improve your golf game? The .... Read more

  • 2018-03-14 thumbnail

    South Korea’s 4DReplay Making Its Presence Known In American Sports

    Recently, sports fans may have noticed a new type of replay where the play stops and rotates to a new angle. Those replays have been made possible with technology from 4DReplay that has been shown by CBS Sports, FOX Sports, NBC Sports. A company created in South Korea and part of the K-ICT Born2Global C .... Read more

  • 2018-03-13 thumbnail

    Foreign media dub PyeongChang Games as ‘most high-tech Olympics ever’

    Media outlets are praising the state-of-the-art tech that was showcased at the 2018 Winter Olympics. The above photo shows a drone delivering the Olympic torch using some of Korea's newest 5G technology connection speeds in Seoul on Jan. 13. (Jeon Han/Korea.net) By Jung Joo-ri and Yoon Sojung Foreign me .... Read more

  • 2018-03-13 thumbnail

    Curling robot vs. humans

    By Jung Joo-ri and Yoon Jihye Video = Park Jang-bhin Icheon l March 8, 2018 A high-tech curling match recently took place between a human team and a specially designed curling robot. The Ministry of Science and ICT hosted the match between an up-and-coming men’s curling team and the robot, appropria .... Read more

  • 2018-03-07 thumbnail

    Recruitment of B2G Channel Partners (CPs)

    Recruitment of B2G Channel Partners (CPs) K-ICT Born2Global Centre (B2G) is accepting applications from professional Channel Partners (CPs) that can provide consulting to Korean innovative technology companies in successfully entering the global market. The application deadline is March 18, .... Read more

  • 2018-02-26 thumbnail

    Application begins for B2G Membership Program 2018

    K-ICT Born2Global Centre (B2G) receives applications from Korean innovative technology companies that wishes to enter or expand their business in the global market. “B2G Membership Program” is the one stop platform that provides opportunities for business development and investment attraction thr .... Read more

  • 2018-02-21 thumbnail

    Now everyone can be a songwriter - HumOn

    Create your song in few minutes with just simple humming! Simple humming is all it takes for you to be a composer and make music in any genre. It won't take long for your melody to be transformed into a beautiful music by 험온 - HumOn (B2G '17). Would you like to be the next biggest compose .... Read more

  • 2018-02-14 thumbnail

    AI meets a shopping mall: capitalizing on the perceptive abilities of AI "Odd Concepts"

    Odd Concepts, a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, supplies an AI-based image search application program interface (API) through a cloud service. First, it allows the user to choose clothes that match his or her tastes, and then automatically employs the image search engine DeepLook (independentl .... Read more

  • 2018-02-14 thumbnail

    Buzzvil Enters the Global Market with Mobile Lockscreen Advertising

    Buzzvil, a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre provides a mobile lockscreen advertising service. Upon its founding, Buzzvil first considered providing a service through which compensation is provided to people who participate in viral marketing campaigns on social media sites. The two founders name .... Read more

  • 2018-02-02 thumbnail

    From domestic leagues to the major league with 4D videos "4DReplay"

    As its name suggests, 4DReplay, a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, has developed technology for replaying 4D videos. 4DReplay’s technology goes beyond the space-oriented video filming method to record the movements of the subject from a 360-degree angle, allowing any moment of the vide .... Read more

  • 2018-02-02 thumbnail

    Lunit Leads the Expansion of AI in the Healthcare Industry

    X-rays are a form of electromagnetic radiation used to detect and diagnose various injuries and diseases, such as bone fractures, lung cancer, and breast cancer. Compared to computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, x-rays are simpler and relatively less expensive. However, since th .... Read more

STARTUPS OF THE WEEK

    • 1 Mesh Korea
      Headquarters

      2~4F, Iksung Building, 6, Bongeunsa-ro 112-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 06170

      Description

      Innovative Last Mile Logistics Platform

    • 2 SendBird
      Headquarters

      541 Jefferson Ave. Suite 100 SendBird, Redwood City, CA 94063

      Description

      The Simplest Solution for Chat and Messaging

    • 3 SMART STUDY
      Headquarters

      5F, 94, Myeongdal-ro Seocho-gu, Seoul, 06668

      Description

      Sing, Play and Learn with PINKFONG

    • 4 COOLJAMM Company
      Headquarters

      14F, 5, Teheran-ro 69-gil Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 06160

      Description

      Let Your Voice Compose — The Simplest Music Creation App for Dreamers

    • 5 Visual Camp
      Headquarters

      Startup Campus #325, 289beon-gil 20, Pangyo-ro Bundang-gu, Gyeonggi-do, 13488

      Description

      Eye Tracking Technologies for Mobile VR Devices

    • 6 4DREPLAY KOREA
      Headquarters

      3003 NORTH 1ST ST. SUITE#221 SAN JOSE, CA, 95134

      Description

      Creating Experience ─ Highly Advanced 4D Video Solution

    • 7 Dable
      Headquarters

      #301, 22, Nonhyeon-ro 79-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 06237

      Description

      Explain Your Business in One Line

    • 8 MOPIC
      Headquarters

      85307, corporate collaboration center, 2066 Seobu-ro, Jangan-gu, Suwon-si Gyeonggi-do, Korea 16419

      Description

      Your Breathtaking Mobile 3D Theater

    • 9 MOIN
      Headquarters

      B2F, Google Campus, 417, Yeongdong-daero, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 06182

      Description

    • 10 Exosystems, Inc.
      Headquarters

      #804, 815, Daewangpangyo-ro, Sujeong-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, Republic of Korea

      Description

      Exosystems provides a new paradigm of rehabilitation with the slogan-“Fun @Home, Data Driven Rehab!”

    • 11 NEWRATEK
      Headquarters

      2~4F, Iksung Building, 6, Bongeunsa-ro 112-gil, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 06170

      Description

      New Radio Communications for a New Era

    • 12 ZOYI Corporation
      Headquarters

      15F, KR Tower, 141, Teheran-ro Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 06132

      Description

      Growth Hacking for O2O Commerce

    • 13 Luxrobo
      Headquarters

      63 Building, #10, 4F, Hanwha Financial Center, 60, Yeouido-dong Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, 07345

      Description

      Create Anything You Want with Robotics of Things

    • 14 SketchOn
      Headquarters

      Corporate Collaboration Center #85313, 2066, Seobu-ro, Jangan-gu, Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, 16419

      Description

      Harmless, Easy-to-Erase Printed Tattoos

    • 15 Salted Venture
      Headquarters

      340 Nonhyeon-ro, Gangnam-gu, Seoul, 06227

      Description

      Fixing Golf Swings and Squats from the Feet

    • 16 REDTABLE
      Headquarters

      410, Startup Campus Building #3, 20, Pangyo-ro 289 beon-gil, Bundang-gu, Seongnam-si, Gyeonggi-do, Korea

      Description

    • 17 eyedea
      Headquarters

      5F, 98, Seongmisan-ro, Mapo-gu, Seoul, 03986

      Description

      Autonomous Flying Selfie Drone

    • 18 Innomdle Lab
      Headquarters

      2F, 3, Eonnam 1-gil, Seocho-gu, Seoul, 06778

      Description

      Touch Your Sound

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