The Jeju Free International City Development Center (JDC) is focused on developing flagship industries, attracting foreign investment and carrying out PR work in a bid to catapult Jeju to one of the best global tourist cities. To learn the JDC's major projects and get a glimpse of what Jeju would turn into in the future, Korea IT Times interviewed the JDC.
Korea Evaluation Institute of Industry Technology (KEIT) is ultimately seeking to export Korean-made software overseas under the world best software (WBS) project. Suh Young-ju, President of KEIT delivered the full story about his organization's method of making state-of-the-art software in an interview with Korea IT Times.
Q: How was the WBS project drawn up and what is the goal of the project?
The Korean research team, led by Dr. Oh Hyeon-seok, has successfully developed the much sought-after core technology for producing cylindrical nano molds that are needed for next-generation semiconductors and displays.
In the midst of growing interest in eBooks, fueled largely by the launch of Apple's iPad (a tablet PC with a built-in eBook reader), Samsung Electronics is about to launch its new WiFi eBook reader, creating a buzz in the market. On February 2, Samsung Electronics announced that it would launch its new 6-inch eBook reader (model: SNE-60/60K), with WiFi connectivity.
The Korea Communications Commission (KCC) has come under criticism from relevant industries for making no significant contributions to industrial promotion in the past two years, except for its effort for IPTV commercialization. The Commission was created two years ago to serve as one of the main props for the broadcasting & communications industry.
Straightening out the controversy over the sale of online-game virtual assets, the Supreme Court of South Korea ruled in favor of virtual asset traders by allowing game virtual assets to be exchanged for real money.
An ambitious project has been launched to develop an ultra high-altitude solar powered unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) - which can hover at an altitude of 20 km for several months- solely with Korean technologies.
Outdoor displays have evolved as the epitome of state-of-the-art media. Called digital signage or out-of-home (OOH) media, outdoor displays have been taken to new heights, transforming the world outside buildings into a gigantic media world.
The prices of LCD rallied this month, earlier than expected. Generally, the prices of LCD continue on a downward trajectory during the low season from the fourth quarter to the first quarter. But this time around, the prices of LCDs for monitors led the early recovery in prices.
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