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    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 Cent .... Read more

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    AI email security solution "Receive GUARD" to provide customized security service for Middle Eastern companies

    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 .... Read more

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    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 Inn .... 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 .... Read more

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    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 .... Read more

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    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 autonomou .... Read more

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    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 .... 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

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    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 .... 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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    2018 Olympics, a turning point in tech history

    The torch for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games flies onboard a drone powered by Korea's newest 5G technology, in Seoul on Jan. 13. (Jeon Han) By Xu Aiying and Sohn JiAe Information and communications technologies have grown and evolved on par with the Olympic Games over th .... Read more

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    See future of tech at Seoul's Igloo Festival

    By Jeon Han and Yoon Sojung Photos = Jeon Han Video = Kim Sunjoo Seoul Jan. 30 An igloo has been built in Seoul Plaza in central Seoul. This is not an ice house to avoid the cold, however. It's an igloo designed to show off the future of technology and to show what tech we already have in our .... Read more

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    Salted Venture develops "training coaches" rather than digital step counters

    Salted Venture, K-ICT Born2Global Centre's member company, makes smart wearable devices. However, while other smart wearable device manufacturers focus on measuring the wearer's heartrate, breathing, and distance traveled via a smart band or watch to ascertain the wearer's current status and total calories b .... Read more

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    Hankook NFC leads the emergence of a "cashless society" in Japan

    SEOUL, South Korea, Dec. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hankook NFC, a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, was founded in April 2014 by CEO Richard Hwang. The company's goal is to provide convenient and safe fintech services based on NFC technology, one of the most widely used examples of which is the t .... Read more

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    Medical Solution Company Specializing in Stroke Rehabilitation

    NEOFECT, K-ICT Born2Global Centre's member company, develops medical devices and software for stroke patients and people suffering from neurological or musculoskeletal diseases. At CES, the world's largest electronic device trade show, in 2017, NEOFECT received an Innovation Award for its RAPAEL Smart .... Read more

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    Planning Concerts Tailored to Individual Tastes "MyMusicTaste"

    MyMusicTaste, a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, is a global fan-initiated service for live events. MyMusicTaste connects artists and fans by allowing fans to request their favorite artist's concert in their city and planning events based on the analysis of the requests. With the majority of it .... Read more

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    Gov't predicts over 4% growth in exports in 2018

    Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy Paik Ungyu (eighth from right) poses for a group photo with staff at Korean Air’s cargo terminal at Incheon International Airport on Jan. 1. (Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy) By Kim Tae Won and Kim Young Shin Minister of Trade, Industry an .... Read more

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    TwoEyes Tech, 360-degree virtual reality that can be viewed easily and comfortably

    TwoEyes Tech is a startup that has developed a binocular 360-degree field-of-view VR camera that captures images using two pairs of fisheye lenses arranged 65 millimeters apart, just like the eyes of a human, thus allowing for a more comfortable VR experience. TwoEyes Tech was granted a CES 2018 Innovat .... Read more

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    Looxid Labs Wins a CES 2018 Best of Innovation Awards in Virtual Reality

    A startup Looxid Labs received the Best of Innovation Awards following last year's honoree Google Looxid Labs, a tech startup developing a user emotion recognition system optimized for Virtual Reality (VR), announced that LooxidVR -- a mobile based VR headset for eye tracking and EEG recording -- has .... Read more

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    MOIN Brings Affordable and Convenient Global Money Transfer System to Southeast Asia

    The K-ICT Born2Global Centre announced that MOIN, one of its member companies, will be launching its global money transfer service in Vietnamin Q1 of 2018. MOIN offers an international remittance service based on Blockchain and crypto-currency technologies. A simple authentication procedure enables safe .... Read more

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    Innomdle Lab to present Sgnl products at CES 2018

    Innomdle Lab, the first spin-off from Samsung Electronics' C-Lab, is set to present its new Sgnl products at CES 2018, a consumer electronics exhibition in the United States, this coming January. Now ready for mass production after a two-year development process, Sgnl is a watch strap that enables wearers to .... Read more

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    MINDs Lab Mesmerizes The World with Innovating AI Technology and Services

    MINDs Lab is an AI platform company that provides an integrated AI solution, including everything from core algorithms to AI consulting services. With the onset of the AI era, many companies wish to provide intelligent chatbots, smart call centers, VR consultants, smart machines, AI-based education, and other .... Read more

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    Visual Camp to Enter Chinese Market via Korea-China Economic Trade Partnership

    Visual Camp, which has developed a VR eye-tracking technology that can be used with mobile phones, will soon be entering the Chinese market. A member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, Visual Camp announced that it has recently signed an MOU with Tsinghua University's new product research center (TusDW .... Read more

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    Global Restaurant Marketing Platform REDTABLE Expands Sales Channel from Greater China to All of Asia

    The global restaurant marketing platform REDTABLE has recently signed supply contracts with major online travel agencies in Taiwan, Japan, and Singapore to provide customers across Asia with Korean food tourism products. The K-ICT Born2Global Centre announced that its member company REDTABLE will be expa .... Read more

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    Musicanote Launches Online Music Score Annotation Service

    Musicanote, a music media content startup that developed a music search engine, has now launched an online music score annotation service. The K-ICT Born2Global Centre announced that Musicanote, one of its member companies, has launched an online music score annotation service that provides a platform for ar .... Read more

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    Buzzvil Launches Lockscreen Ad-funded Smartphone Device with Wileyfox

    The largest mobile lockscreen advertising platform in Asia joins forces with leading mobile device maker in Europe to subsidize devices with its lockscreen advertising platform. As Amazon has expanded its repertoire of prime exclusive phones with different device giants including LG, Nokia, Motorola, and .... Read more

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    SAMSUNG's Most Anticipated Spin-off, LINKFLOW, is Bringing FITT360, A 360-degree Camcorder Neckband, to Kickstarter

    Samsung Electronics unveiled the concept of the FITT360, a 360-degree wearable camcorder, last year. The K-ICT Born2Global Centre announced that accelerated and spun off from Samsung Electronics with this concept developed, LINKFLOW is bringing this state-of-the-art technology to the market via K .... Read more

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    SendBird Raises $16 Million during Series A Round Led by Shasta Ventures

    SendBird, a leading global provider of chat API and messaging SDK for in-app chat and messaging, raised $16 million during its Series A led by Shasta Ventures and August Capital with participation from existing investors at Y Combinator and FundersClub. SendBird, K-ICT Born2Global Centre's member .... Read more

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    Lockin Company Launches SaaS-style App Security Solution NEXT LIAPP

    The mobile security provider Lockin Company will soon be releasing an upgraded version of its mobile app security solution LIAPP (Lockin App Protector). NEXT LIAPP, the latest creation of K-ICT Born2Global Centre member Lockin Company, is a revolutionary mobile security solution that blocks attempt to ha .... Read more

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    Twinword Included among Top Seven Companies on Amazon Web Services Marketplace

    Twinword, a company that has developed a platform that collects, analyzes, and uses big data based on natural language processing technology, was recently ranked among the top seven companies on Amazon Web Services (AWS) Marketplace. A member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, Twinword anno .... Read more

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    KIWONTECH Launches an AI-Integrated Email Security Platform in Vietnam

    The security solution company KIWONTECH has officially launched its Personnel optimization AI email security platform, SECU MAIL in Vietnam. A member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, KIWONTECH recently announced that it is actively preparing to enter the global market, as evidenced in its .... Read more

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    BlueSignal Knocks on Door of U.S. Market with Signing of MOU with CarForce

    BlueSignal, a company that has developed an AI-based solution capable of predicting future traffic conditions, will soon be entering the U.S. market. BlueSignal, a member company of K-ICT Born2Global Centre, announced that it has secured a foothold in the U.S. market by signing an MOU with CarForce on No .... Read more

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    TwoEyes Tech Named as CES 2018 Innovation Awards Honoree

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    World's First Health Management Smart Belt "Welt" Arrives in Japan

    WELT is planning to start selling the "smart belt" in Japan - namely, its accomplishment of 881 percent of its funding goal on Makuake, the leading Japanese crowdfunding platform. According to K-ICT Born2Global Centre its member company WELT developed the world's first "smart belt," designed to assist users .... Read more

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    Pitch Perfect: Meet the Smartest Korean Startups in SV

    - Innovative 7 Korean Startups Pitch at K-Global @ Silicon Valley 2017 Seven hottest startups in Korea have been selected to pitch their business ideas at Silicon Valley. K-ICT Born2Global Centre (Born2Global) announced that “K-Global @ Silicon Valley 2017: K-Pitch” event will take place on Thursday fro .... Read more

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    Macron Releases Hand Gesture Recognition App "Fingertalk"

    - Enables hand gesture-based AR control - Available for free download on Google Play K-ICT Born2Global Centre announced that its member company Macron Co., Ltd. recently released its mobile application "FingerTalk", which allows users to experience hand gesture recognition technology. Finge .... Read more

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    AI Customer Service Solution, Minds Lab Selected as Best, Most Innovative Company at ITU Telecom World 2017

    The excellence of MINDs Lab, an artificial intelligence (AI) platform company, was recognized at ITU Telecom World 2017, hosted by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU). The K-ICT Born2Global Centre announced that its member company MINDs Lab was selected as the best and most innovative .... Read more

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    Archisketch, an Interior Design Portable Solution, Reaches its Full Kickstarter Funding Goal in 3 Hours

    Architecture IT startup "Archisketch" successfully launched the world's simplest interior design solution on the crowdfunding platform Kickstarter. In less than three hours, Archisketch had reached the full funding goal of US$30,000. Archisketch is continuing crowdfunding at Kickstarter until December 1st. .... Read more

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    K-Beauty Is No Longer A Trend

    K-beauty is not a trend. At this point “K-beauty” can simply be called “beauty”, as Korea has firmly established itself as the literal global leader of cosmetics trends. Buzzwords like hallyu have long passed their expiry dates and it’s now perfectly normal to smear snail cream all over your face to start the .... Read more

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    Born2Global Signs MOU with Renault Group on Joint Support for Overseas Debuts of Promising Mobility Companies

    On August 28, the world-class automaker Renault Group and the K-ICT Born2Global Centre (Born2Global) signed an MOU to cooperate in finding promising Korean companies specializing in mobility technologies and supporting them with their debuts in overseas markets. The MOU aims to have Renault Grou .... Read more

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    Next Aeon Introduces 360 Social Media Platform

    Next Aeon Inc., a member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, announced the official launch of its virtual reality brand, YouVR.On September 25th, YouVR 360 and YouVR Maker will be available on Google Play Store and App Store. This innovative mobile solution will change the way people engage with 360 degr .... Read more

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    Looxid Labs Debuts Globally as a Startup Battlefield Participant at TechCrunch Disrupt SF 2017

    Looxid Labs announced today to showcase its emotion recognition system with eye and brain interface optimized for VR at TechCrunch Disrupt Startup Battlefield San Francisco 2017, which is known as the world's leading authority in debuting revolutionary startups. At the competition, Looxid Labs revealed Looxid .... Read more

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    Kiwontech Launches Ai-Integrated Email Security Solution Platform in Japan

    Kiwontech will soon be launching its AI-integrated email security solution platform in Japan. A member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, Kiwontech recently announced that it will be expanding sales of its AI email security solution platform in Japan as part of a business partnership with Tai .... Read more

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    REDTABLE Signs Supply Contract with Klook to Provide Food Tour Products

    REDTABLE, the developer of a global restaurant marketing platform, recently signed a contract with Klook, Southeast Asia's largest travel platform, regarding the distribution of food tour products. A member company of the K-ICT Born2Global Centre, REDTABLE announced its signing of the contract wi .... Read more

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    Exciting Korean Startups to Be Unveiled at IFA NEXT

    Korea's most exciting startups will make their debut at IFA 2017 in Germany. The K-ICT Born2Global Centre, a major Korean government agency, announced that some of its member companies will be participating in IFA 2017, the world's leading trade show for consumer electronics and home appliances, scheduled to .... Read more

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    Don’t Sleep on Korea, the Optimal Tech Test Bed

    In my last post, I explained the current state of Korea’s tech and startup ecosystem. This post takes a deeper dive into why Korea is such an ideal environment for startups to grow. Wired and Ready to Go Korea has rapidly advanced to become the world’s most connected country. It leads the wo .... Read more

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    Carah, a Smart Safety Watch with Function & Flair Launches on Kickstarter

    K-ICT Born2Global Centre, a major Korean government agency, announced that its member company DNX launched the Carah safety watch on Kickstarter for a campaign that will last 30 days. Carah is a real analogue watch with smart capabilities and a built-in SOS safety alert. Carah, which without the .... Read more

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    ESMLab to Receive Investment from KDDI

    ESMLab successfully attracted investment from KDDI, one of Japan's three largest mobile telecommunications companies. The K-ICT Born2Global Centre, a major Korean government agency, announced that its member company ESMLab signed an investment agreement with KDDI earlier this month. The investment will be ma .... Read more

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