12 Oct 2023 | Mike Boland
AWE Talks: Is South Korea the Next XR Hotbed?
AWE Asia

Welcome back to AWE Talks, our series that revisits the most engaging content from AWE’s catalog of conference sessions. Now that AWE Asia 2023 has concluded, we have a fresh batch of sessions to dive into. 

This week, we zero in on a South Korean delegation of XR players at AWE Asia, collectively known as the K-Metaverse. What are these companies building and what are common traits of XR innovation in the region?

See the summarized takeaways below, along with the full session video. Stay tuned for more video highlights each week and check out the full library on awe.live and AWE’s YouTube Channel.


Salin provides a tailored XR Metaverse platform per enterprise/organization. Its service ReadyPlay is a SaaS-based metaverse platform that has more than 11 enterprise customers. It provides a wide range of device support such as Android / iOS / Windows / MacOS / HMD.


Dataking is a Web 3.0 Metaverse Solution Provider. It is the No.1 VR museum content creator in Korea amongst other competitors. It has 77 business partners and has created 230 online virtual museum content. So far, 360xcon’s main customers are companies that work for building exhibition conventions, and companies(B2B). Its Hexaworld Web 3.0 metaverse co-creation platform also allows you to create and trade your 3D content in a virtual space.


Emotionwave operates under the slogan "Convergence of Arts and Technology", creating a new culture where anyone can easily create their own musical inspiration. It utilizes diverse metaverse technologies, specialized AI music, media live streaming, virtual human production, and even blockchain technology. And it is realizing metaverse digital twins based on these advanced digital technologies. Now it's providing an innovative musical experience that connects to O2O through Metaverse Internet of Things.


LITA Corp's "Lost World" offers a unique virtual reality experience through HMDs, allowing users to immerse themselves in ancient civilizations that no longer exist. Some of these virtual settings replicate existing sites, while others, based on historical accounts, recreate landmarks that have either vanished or cannot be verified today. This content transports participants across various civilizations, giving them a sensation akin to traveling through time, as if they are stepping into authentic scenes from history. Currently, the platform provides immersive experiences of six distinct civilizations: Angkor Wat, Rome, the Pyramids, Bagan, Baekje, and the Mausoleum of the First Qin Emperor. LITA Corp. aims to expand this virtual space, intending to create an expansive metaverse where users can explore the entirety of human civilization in one place.HERE


Doribun's I-TUBER enables everyone in the metaverse space to become active content creators with their own personas, rather than passive observers. Incorporating real-time facial capture technology and various broadcasting features into one software, anyone can easily and conveniently become a virtual creator. Without complex equipment or specialized skills, you can become a virtual character and create content within just 10 minutes with only a PC, iPhone, and a microphone.


P&C Solution

P&C Solution is specialized in XR technologies including AR glasses, VR simulators, and metaverse solutions. With a focus on addressing industry challenges, the company introduced an augmented reality glasses "Metalense". Metalense addresses the discomfort commonly associated with AR solutions by offering an in-house AR Engine, and the advanced optical technology that seamlessly integrates real-world and augmented digital images. As a dedicated member of the XR community, P&C Solution stands at the forefront of XR technology advancement.

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