0
Wireless

KT launches 5G-powered robot cafe and bus in Seoul

Thursday 31 January 2019 | 14:27 CET | News
South Korean mobile operator KT gas opened a robot cafe using its 5G mobile network in Seoul. The 5G-powered cafe was opened after the company introduced an AI-equipped guide robot named Lota in December 2018, its first 5G subscriber, at the landmark Lotte World Tower in the capital city. KT has unveiled a 5G bus in downtown Seoul during a promotional event. In the 5G-connected limousine bus, passengers experienced various AR and VR services available from the company's GiGA Live TV.

Thank you for visiting Telecompaper

We hope you've enjoyed your free articles. Sign up below to get access to the rest of this article and all the telecom news you need.

  • Register free and gain access to even more articles from Telecompaper. Register here
  • Subscribe and get unlimited access to Telecompaper’s full coverage, with a customised choice of news, commentary, research and alerts.

Subscriptions

Already registered?



Free Headlines in your E-mail

Every day we send out a free e-mail with the most important headlines of the last 24 hours.

Subscribe now

Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: KT / Safaricom
Countries: Korea, Republic of
::: add a comment
This article is part of dossier

5G


Add comment

We welcome comments that add value to the discussion. We attempt to block comments that use offensive language or appear to be spam, and our editors frequently review the comments to ensure they are appropriate. If you see a comment that you believe is inappropriate to the discussion, you can bring it to our attention by using the report abuse links. As the comments are written and submitted by visitors of the Telecompaper website, they in no way represent the opinion of Telecompaper.


Related

KT launches 4K wireless VR service

Published 03 Jul 2019 11:13 CET | Korea, Republic of
South Korean operator KT has introduced a wireless virtual reality media service with 4K resolution. Dubbed 'KT Super VR', the ...

Docomo, Tohoku Univ develop AI service for periodontal disease detection

Published 23 May 2019 11:13 CET | Japan
NTT Docomo and Tohoku University have started the development of an AI-based service that will be used in the detection of ...

KT deploys 5G MUX infrastructure, 25G optic modules based on LWDM

Published 22 Feb 2019 13:39 CET | Korea, Republic of
South Korean mobile operator KT has announced it has implemented a differentiated infrastructure to develop its 5G network, ...

LG Uplus to complete 5G network deployment in major cities by end-2019

Published 22 Jan 2019 14:31 CET | Korea, Republic of
South Korean mobile operator LG Uplus has announced that it plans to complete the deployment of its 5G infrastructure in major ...

KT launches 5G mobile network service on Seoul bus

Published 16 Jan 2019 16:58 CET | Korea, Republic of
South Korean operator KT has delivered 5G mobile network service on a specially rigged bus in central Seoul, Yonhap news agency ...

LG U+ launches platform for VR contents

Published 07 Jan 2019 14:42 CET | World
South Korean mobile carrier LG U+ launched a platform for VR contents named 'virtual reality (VR) contents-exclusive application ...

KT deploys 5G-based barista robot at Gangnam cafe

Published 25 Dec 2018 12:14 CET | Korea, Republic of
South Korean operator KT has applied 5G network technology to a barista robot at an unmanned cafe near Gangnam Station in ...

KT launches 5G commercial service through AI-equipped robot

Published 14 Dec 2018 07:49 CET | Korea, Republic of
South Korean operator KT has launched its 5G network commercial service through an AI-equipped robot dubbed 'Lota'. On 1 ...





Calendar   /   Industry Events

22 Jul NOS Q2 2019
22 Jul Logitech fiscal Q1
23 Jul Megacable Q2 2019
23 Jul Calix Q2 2019
23 Jul Iridium Q2 2019
23 Jul Snap Q2 2019
23 Jul AudioCodes Q2 2019
23 Jul Vodafone AGM
24 Jul Mellanox Technologies Q2 2019
24 Jul Netgear Q2 2019
24 Jul Telekom Slovenije Q2 2019
24 Jul Orange Poland Q2 2019
24 Jul AT&T Q2 2019
24 Jul Orange Belgium Q2 2019
24 Jul F5 Networks fiscal Q3
24 Jul Altigen Communications fiscal Q3
24 Jul Facebook Q2 2019
24 Jul Line Q2 2019
24 Jul KPN Q2 2019
24 Jul Telefonica Deutschland Q2 2019
24 Jul Technicolor H1 results
25 Jul Comcast Q2 2019
25 Jul Juniper Networks Q2 2019
25 Jul Orange Q2 2019
25 Jul Alphabet Q2 2019
25 Jul STMicroelectronics Q2 2019
25 Jul Maxlinear Q2 2019
25 Jul Telefonica Q2 2019
25 Jul Amazon Q2 2019
25 Jul Smith Micro Q2 2019
::: More Calendar Items