SaeHan Information Systems

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SaeHan Information Systems
새한 정보 시스템
Industry Conglomerate
Founded 1997
Headquarters Seoul, South Korea
Area served
Products Electronics

SaeHan Information Systems (Hangul새한 정보 시스템) is a South Korean information systems company based in Yeouido, Seoul. The company started out as a small subsidiary of Jaeil Textiles(Hangul제일합섬) in January 1973. SaeHan Information Systems is credited with the development of the world's first MP3 player.[1]


  • 1973 Jaeil Textiles computing division launched
  • 1982 Saehan Media computing division launched
  • 1982 separated from Samsung Group computing division. Founded Jaeil Textiles KyungSan Factory (IBM-4341)
  • 1991 consolidated to Samsung SDS
  • 1997 group Separated. Separated from Samsung SDS and Founded SaeHan Information Systems
  • 1997 first MP3 Player development in the world (CeBit H/W award)
  • 2008 Incorporation – Woongjin Group
  • 2010 Incorporation – GS Group
  • 2012 Changed Company name as TAK Information Systems

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  1. ^ Tony Smith (10 March 2008). "Ten Years Old: The World's First MP3 Player". The Register. Retrieved 28 July 2016.