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Seoul to Install 1,000 Electric Bike Charging Stations Using Public Phone Booths

Seoul to Install 1,000 Electric Bike Charging Stations Using Public Phone Booths

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Tuesday it would install 1,000 electric bike charging stations using public phone booths by 2025. The e-bike charging stations will be battery exchange-type charging stations that allow users to replace discharged batteries with fully charged ones. It is expected to take less than one [...]

Food Delivery Apps to Add New Function that Allows Users to Order Less Salty and Less Sugary Foods

Food Delivery Apps to Add New Function that Allows Users to Order Less Salty and Less Sugary Foods

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean food delivery apps will introduce a new function that will allow users to ask for less salt and sugar. The Ministry of Health and Welfare on Monday held the National Health Policy Deliberation Committee and resolved the 3rd National Nutrition Management Basic Plan (2022-2026). First of all, [...]

POSCO Develops Forklift Collision Prevention Technology

POSCO Develops Forklift Collision Prevention Technology

POHANG, June 6 (Korea Bizwire) — An automatic stop technology has been developed to prevent forklift collisions. South Korean steel giant POSCO said it had developed the automatic stop technology for forklifts in collaboration with the Research Institute of Industrial Science & Technology, Posco Group’s Future Technology Research Institute and local small and medium companies. [...]

Recording Breathing with Smartphone Helps Improve Accuracy of Sleep Apnea Diagnosis: Study

Recording Breathing with Smartphone Helps Improve Accuracy of Sleep Apnea Diagnosis: Study

SEOUL, May 26 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent study showed that if breathing sounds during sleep are recorded with a smartphone, it can help improve the accuracy of sleep apnea diagnosis. The diagnosis of sleep apnea, in general, uses a standard polysomnography. The individual undergoing the test stays overnight at a hospital and during their [...]

TMON Introduces New Payroll System with Gamification

TMON Introduces New Payroll System with Gamification

SEOUL, May 19 (Korea Bizwire) — TMON Inc., one of South Korea’s major e-commerce operators, said Wednesday it will introduce a new payroll system with gamification starting from July. Under the new system, employees can earn higher salaries if they achieve higher levels by gaining experience points depending on individual performance. They can get experience [...]

Hyundai Unveils Mobility Concept Based on ‘Ondol’ Heating System

Hyundai Unveils Mobility Concept Based on ‘Ondol’ Heating System

SEOUL, May 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Group on Sunday unveiled a mobility concept using “ondol,” Korea’s traditional underfloor heating system, as a motive. The Mobility Ondol concept uses batteries as a heat source and is based on the principle of improving heating efficiency by using the battery heat generated by the operation of [...]