Ten years ago, we could hardly imagine cell phones or TVs will look like the fancy smartphones and smart TVs that we use today. Thanks to the rapid advancement in technology, these devices have evolved remarkably in a short period of time.
Every year, as the time nears to tear off the last page of the calendar, we ask ourselves how many of the resolutions set for the year we have achieved. Surely, we kept some. But, there are still others we didn’t and a few of them keep crawling back onto the list every year.
Consumers are at the heart of every important decision we make at Samsung as we strive to deliver world-leading products and services to our customers. And the first step in realizing this consumer-driven thinking starts with listening to our customers’ feedback and understanding their pain points.
Through our interviews with Samsung Fellows, we could see firsthand that Samsung’s innovativeness and technological prowess are pervasive not only in its high-quality products but also in its philosophy and passion to make the world a better place.
It’s been awhile since we last brought to you news about the WorldSkills Competition. It is considered the Olympics of world-class technicians, where youth of ages between 17 and 22 gather every two years to show off their excellent skills.
Mr. Arif Egilmez still remembers the roaring of the guns that pierced through the night endlessly. He was still a teenager and prayed every day and night that he would return home safely after surviving this war he was fighting in a country far, far away from home.
Earlier this month, we shared with you news on how our Samsung Electronics affiliate won multiple awards at the International Design Excellence Awards (IDEA) 2013. Among the products that won the Gold Awards was the LABGEO A20A, the blood analyzer.
We go to see doctors when we are sick. Where do we find them? At hospitals or medical clinics, you may say. And you are right. But, today we are going to introduce to you a Samsung doctor who doesn’t work at a medical clinic, but an insurance company!
Where would you expect to see a spider robot? You might think perhaps in science fiction movies. The robot we are going to tell you about today actually exists at Geoje Shipyard – the heart of Samsung Heavy Industries’ shipbuilding process. What’s a spider robot doing there?
Walking into a room as dark as an ancient cave, glittering artifacts made centuries ago catch your eyes. Standing in front of the shining treasures in the darkened room, you dive into the breath and sweat of the craftsmen that lived a thousand years ago.
A rice sommelier, who blends rice instead of wine. A soundscape designer, who designs the happiest sound environment. And an architectural lighting designer, who plays with lights to please people’s eyes.
There’s a common belief that in order to become a real expert, you need to concentrate on one field for at least 10 years. Today we would like to introduce to you an expert – a master technician at Samsung Heavy Industries, our shipbuilding affiliate – who focused on his field of expertise for more than 30 years!
During the 2013 International Consumer Electronics Show earlier this month, Samsung took center stage with a string of innovative products. Among the products that captured the greatest interest was our line of large-screen TVs of truly amazing design.
Do you remember our story earlier this year on how we helped open libraries in Vietnam to provide students with more opportunities to read and dream about their future? It’s been months since we shared the news, and today we bring a special message from one of the students whose favorite place at her school is this very library.
In a town called Eumseong in Korea is a special café with special baristas. The six baristas working at Café E-um are women from outside Korea who have come to live in the country after marrying Koreans. They are working at this café after receiving special training to become baristas in a program sponsored by Samsung.
Remember our past story on Lefa and her friends at the Solar Powered Internet School in South Africa? In a short video clip, we shared with you how they expand their cultural and intellectual horizon by using computers and accessing the Internet in their remote village. Today, in our continuous efforts to bring Samsung’s technology resources to man
We shared news with you here at Samsung Village how we have introduced the Solar Powered Internet School in South Africa to help students in remote villages learn about computers and access the Internet without having to worry about electricity supply.
We’ve had a chance to introduce to you here at Samsung Village how project management makes up a key service provided by our Samsung Engineering affiliate. In fact, Samsung Engineering’s project management service has been globally recognized for its excellence, with its gas separation plant project in Thailand winning the Distinguished Project Awa
Since the launch of the Galaxy S in 2010, our Samsung Electronics affiliate has become a dominant player in the smartphone industry and we owe it all to the love and care you have shown us. As we attract more users, our ecosystem is also taking shape.
Among Samsung Fellows – the highest recognition given to key technology experts throughout Samsung affiliates – are those who not only excel in one field, but also in others through convergence and integration of different technologies.
Hi Samsung Village readers! My name is Dohee Lee, an associate at Samsung Engineering, and today I’d like to share with you a heartwarming experience I had in a country far, far away from Korea where I live: Algeria.
Fiona Freeze, Brutus Battery and Loading Ball Larry. Who are they? Villains featured in our latest campaign to raise awareness of Samsung Electronics’ top-of-the-line memory products among all mobile device users out there!
Earlier this year, the usual festive mood in the Thai resort city of Pattaya got a boost from the celebration of Asia’s largest advertising festival, the Asia Pacific Advertising Festival (AdFest) 2012. And one of our colleagues at Cheil Worldwide was able to join the festivity in a special way – by taking part as a juror!
The reality show Project Runway has allowed us to take a peek into the world of fashion professionals, where creativity and passion of individuals play a crucial role. Leading designers atSamsungs affiliate Cheil Industries also wrestle with ideas around the clock to bring a new line-up that can win trend-seekers’ hearts in the next season.
It’s been almost a year since we last shared with you news that Samsung broke ground for a biopharmaceutical plant – being built as part of our efforts to expand into the bio sector, one of the five new strategic businesses that would lead Samsung’s future.
In February, we began a series on Samsung Fellows, a title given to key technology experts throughout Samsung affiliates who boast leading technology skills and have made substantial contributions to Samsung’s key businesses and research and development.
Software has always been an essential element in the development of technology. Its importance is highlighted more than ever nowadays amid a fast convergence between software and hardware in the IT industry to create a comprehensive ecosystem that fundamentally changes the way we interact with technology.
A couple of months ago we shared with you here on Samsung Village some of the key terminologies to understand the basic process of semiconductor production. Did you ever wonder what it’s like to be actually part of that process?
We started sharing stories about R&D and technology experts at Samsung last month with an interview of Mr. Jun-jin Kong, Master of memory signal processing. Today, we would like to introduce to you Mr. Satoru Yamada from Japan, who joined Samsung Electronics in 2004 and became the first non-Korean employee to be named Master.
It is by no means an easy task to research and develop technologies that would clear the path to uncharted areas. Yet, it is this very task that helped make today’s world a better place than yesterday’s and that will usher in a better tomorrow.
What types of clothes will be in fashion this winter? What kinds of electronic gadgets will be released next year? What are the market trends that will dominate the technology industry three years from now?
Designers at Samsung working toward “holistic sound experience” in brand
When you hear the name of a popular brand, what is the first thing that comes to your mind? What kinds of image stay with you after watching corporate TV commercials?
Samsung is a global corporate encompassing diverse businesses ranging from electronics, construction,
petrochemicals, finance and more. Founded in 1938, Samsung has worked to make a better world
through our products and services. With 2012 net sales of 303 trillion Korean won,
Samsung is also spearheading efforts to bring innovations in clean energy, healthcare and biotechnology.
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