History of Prazen

PRAZEN started in 2017 under the mission to “innovate the way people see the world”.  The founders of PRAZEN are the experts in display industry who worked for Samsung Electronics for many years. Founder, Heekyung Kim has developed the world’s best level of technology in projection optics during the C-lab project of Samsung Electronics, which resulted in spin off of a new company, finally leaded to PRAZEN.

PRAZEN continues its way of upgrading the technology. The TR value of projection optics of PRAZEN was improved 30%  by the TR value that was developed at Samsung Electronics by the PRAZEN’s founder. PRAZEN provides unique and innovative AR display solutions to help people experiencing totally new way of seeing the world, and finally becoming the augmented humans.

’15  Spin off from Samsung Electronics

’16  New Co.

’17   Establish PRAZEN

       Google Campus Seoul Residency

’18   ‘Up creation audition’ first prize

’19   Seed Round Investment


Heekyung Kim


2017 – Todayㅣ CEO, PRAZEN

2009 – 2015 ㅣ Principal Research Engineer, C-lab Samsung Electronics

2008 – 2009 ㅣ RLE/Visiting Scientist, MIT

2003 – 2008 ㅣ Samsung Advanced Institute of Technology

2002 – 2003 ㅣPost Doctorial Fellow, Tokyo Institute of Technology

1997 – 2002 ㅣ Doctor, Physics, Korea University

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