1993 - 1990

Competing in a
Changing Tech World

The early 1990s Presented tremendous challenges for high-tech businesses.

1993

  • Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology (SAIT) developed first-ever digital video disk recorder (DVD-R)
  • Samsung Electronics acquired U.S. firm HMS

1992

  • Samsung Electronics developed mobile phone system
  • Samsung Electronics completed development of 250MB disc drive
  • Samsung Electronics completed development of world’s first 64M DRAM
  • Samsung acquired Kukje Secutities Co., today known as Samsung Securities Co., Ltd.
  • Samsung Electronics produced 10 millionth industrial robot
  • Samsung Electronics began manufacturing in China

1991

  • Samsung supported installation of Korean Pavilion at the Royal Museum of England
  • Samsung Electronics completed development of mobile phone handset