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Tongyeong to be Revamped as Maritime City Under New Deal Project

Tongyeong to be Revamped as Maritime City Under New Deal Project

SEJONG, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – The government has announced plans for nationwide New Deal projects that will see 68 attractions across the country revitalized, including the city of Tongyeong. According to plans revealed by the government on Thursday, a number of old local landmarks and cultural assets in South Korea will take center stage [...]

Hypersensitive Paper Keyboard Developed by S. Korean Researchers

Hypersensitive Paper Keyboard Developed by S. Korean Researchers

DAEJEON, Dec. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – A team of Yonsei University researchers has successfully developed a keyboard using paper and pencil. As society moves forward into the Internet-of-Things age, academic research on pressure sensors through upgrading the sensitivity and pliability of surface microstructures is going strong. Typically, the development process of surface microstructures is both [...]

South Korean Military to Launch Drone Bot Combat Unit

South Korean Military to Launch Drone Bot Combat Unit

SEOUL, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean army is reportedly on course to launch a combat unit consisting of drone bots sometime next year, in a move that signals a new era of drone bots in the military. According to a source close the army on Tuesday, a new group will be formed in [...]

S. Korea to Use AI to Better Combat Money Laundering

S. Korea to Use AI to Better Combat Money Laundering

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top financial regulator said Tuesday it will use artificial intelligence (AI) technology to automate some of the nation’s probe systems against money laundering. Kim Yong-beom, vice chairman of the Financial Services Commission (FSC), said it will start building the anti-money laundering compliance system using AI next year. [...]

Seoul to Tap IoT to Solve Sinkholes As a Preemptive Measure

Seoul to Tap IoT to Solve Sinkholes As a Preemptive Measure

SEOUL, Dec. 5 (Korea Bizwire) – A municipal government in Seoul has installed an underground monitoring system that feeds data in real time to a command center, which will help city officials prevent dangers like sinkholes — a road hazard frequently linked to underground infrastructural problems. The local government in question is in Seongdong District, located [...]

Seoul to Use Waste Water to Heat 24,000 Households

Seoul to Use Waste Water to Heat 24,000 Households

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government has built a new wastewater recycling center that could produce enough energy to heat 24,000 households. The construction of the new wastewater heat recovery system at Seonam Water Recycling Center in Gangseo District has been completed, with the opening ceremony taking place today. The facility will [...]

Songpa District to Provide Daylight Devices for Semi-Basement Households

Songpa District to Provide Daylight Devices for Semi-Basement Households

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) – The Songpa District office announced plans on Monday to provide daylight devices for low-income households living in semi-basement apartments. With technical support from energy company NLS, the newly proposed measure named ‘Make A Sun-filled Happy Room’ is designed to help raise daylight intake for people living in apartments below [...]