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Samsung’s newest 12 megapixel (Mp) image sensor for smartphones.
Image Sensor Technology
10 March 2016 - 10:45am
Samsung Electronics on March 9 unveiled its newest 12 megapixel (Mp) image sensor for smartphones, which will elevate the quality of mobile phone pictures. The 1.4μm-pixel-based image sensor, already...
Lee Se-dol (right in the picture) and AlphaGo had their first Go match on March 9 at the Four Seasons Hotel in Seoul.
Surprising Result
10 March 2016 - 10:00am
Google’s artificial intelligence system AlphaGo defeated Korea's Go genius Lee Se-dol in their first match on March 9. After the match, Google DeepMind CEO Demis Hassabis said on Twitter that he was...
Lee Se-dol (center) are holding the hands of Demis Hassabis, CEO of DeepMind (left) and Eric Schmidt, chairman of Google on March 8, the eve of the first match with Google’s artificial intelligence AlphaGo.
Invisible Huge Money
9 March 2016 - 12:15pm
A highly anticipated Go match will finally begin between Korea’s Go genius Lee Se-dol and the artificial intelligence system “AlphaGo” on March 9.  Lee is expected to romp with a winning percentage...
Prototypes of 75-ton liquid engine (left) and seven-ton liquid engine (right) to be subject to combustion tests next month
Engine for Space Rocket
9 March 2016 - 11:30am
The Korea Aerospace Research Institute plans to complete the assembly of 75-ton liquid engines for the Korea Space Launch Vehicle-II this week and move the engines to the Naro Space Center located in...
The GPS carrier wave, which carries messages used to receive GPS signals sent by satellites, reduces the positioning accuracy to 0.9 meters or shorter.
World’s First Commercialization
8 March 2016 - 6:00pm
Korean researchers succeeded in the world’s first commercialization of high-precision GPS technology for next-generation traffic that can be applied to self-driving cars and C-ITS (Cooperative-...
On the occasion of Go matches between Lee Se-dol, the world’s best professional Go player and Google’s AlphaGo, many people say that the event should be used to give a momentum for Korea to activate the AI technology development.
AI Competition
8 March 2016 - 12:45pm
These days, global IT industry leaders such as Google, IBM, Apple, Microsoft and Facebook are striving to further develop artificial intelligence.  It is IBM that pioneered the development of AI. Its...
Pangyo Global R&D Center in Gyeonggi Province, Korea.
Lagging Behind China
8 March 2016 - 12:30pm
The Korea Industrial Technology Association announced on March 7 that Korea’s top 20 R&D investors for 2014 recorded a total R&D investment of 28.4444 trillion won in that year, equivalent to...
A Korean research team defined the mechanism of PPKO (phenyl 2-pyridyl ketoxime), a compound that accelerates aging.
Clue to Anti-aging
24 February 2016 - 12:30pm
Dr. Jang Ik-soon at the Korea Basic Science Institute and professor Yeo Eui-ju at the Medical School of Gacheon University announced on February 23 that they found PPKO (phenyl 2-pyridyl ketoxime), a...
The ETRI research team tests the ATSC 3.0 system, together with the NAB research team.
Next-gen Transmission Platform
19 February 2016 - 1:15pm
The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) of Korea announced on Feb. 18 that it has co-developed ATSC 3.0, a next-generation transmission platform, with CleverLogic for the...
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) President Ha Sung-yong (right) delivers a commemorative picture for the T-X release to Lockheed Martin vice president George Standridge (far left) and president Orlando Carvalho (second from left).
Defense Project
19 February 2016 - 1:00pm
Korea Aerospace Industries (KAI) President Ha Sung-yong has strengthened the partnership with Lockheed Martin Corp. in order to win new aircraft export orders. KAI, South Korea's sole aircraft...
Hanwha Q CELLS recorded cumulative sales of 2 GW in the Japanese market as of the end of last year.
Solar Power Sales in Japan
18 February 2016 - 11:00am
Hanwha Q CELLS signed a photovoltaic module supply contract with Saga-Ouchi Mega Solar, which is a joint venture of Itochu Corporation and Kyudenko. The amount of supply is about 21 MW. The...
A Korean start-up will unveil the world’s first braille smartwatch at the MWC 2016.
Braille Smartwatch
17 February 2016 - 11:30am
The world’s first braille smartwatch, developed by a Korean start-up, will make its debut at the upcoming Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016, the telecom industry’s largest gathering in Barcelona,...

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