All Posts Under Seoul

KOTRA: IT and Cultural Industry Marketing for Korean internationalization

In Business and Technology, Networks and Organizations

KOTRA (Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency), established in 1962 to bolster the Korean economy through trade, is a non-profit governmental trade-investment promotion organization. It has facilitated Korea’s rapid export-led economic development through various activities such as overseas market surveys and business matchmaking.

Chips&Media: Advanced Video Solutions for Multimedia Devices

In Networks and Organizations

Chips&Media, which was founded in 2003, is a developing and providing professional video IP company by implementing video compression algorithm into hardware that is fundamental to Multimedia Devices such as Mobile phones, Home consumer devices, Wired and Wireless Communications, PMPs, Tablet PCs.There are two types of products in Chips&Media that one is BODA™ supporting decoder and the other is CODA™ supporting both encoder and decoder, which provide multiple standards including MPEG2, MPEG4, H.264/AVC, H.263, VC-1, AVS, RealVideo, VP8, Sorenson and Theora etc. as a single core. Mobile Wolrd Congress 2012.

KIST: Korea Institute of Science and Technology

In Business and Technology

Founded in 1966, KIST is a premier multi-disciplinary research institute in Korea. Their goal is to research, develop, and transition creative, original technologies that are necessary to advance our nation’s science and technology base. Specifically, they focus on fusion technologies that will power Korea’s economic growth, especially in the areas of energy, environment, health, security, and materials. 

Digital Media City

In Arts and Culture

The DMC will greatly contribute to Korea’s positioning in the knowledge-based market of the 21st century through its advanced IT, human resources and entertainment capabilities, already demonstrated through a global phenomenon called Korean Wave. The DMC will be a core element of the new Sangam Millennium City Plan along with the World Cup Stadium, World Cup Park and Eco Village.

Art Center Nabi

In Business and Technology

Since its opening, Art Center Nabi has actively promoted new media arts in Korea. The Center’s goal is to open a new space for creative practices formed around the idea of humanizing technology and its integration with human’s cultural life  This can be achieved only after the fruitful collaboration and understanding among science technology, humanities and arts.