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South Korea Sees More Patents for High-Tech Smart Gloves

South Korea Sees More Patents for High-Tech Smart Gloves

DAEJEON, April 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Patent applications for high-tech smart gloves are on the rise.  According to the Korea Intellectual Property Office, the number of smart glove patent applications quadrupled over the past five years (2012 to 2016) to an average of 17.8 per year from what was 4.6 patents between 2007 and 2011.  [...]

Samsung Apartments Equipped with Anti-Fine Dust Systems

Samsung Apartments Equipped with Anti-Fine Dust Systems

SEOUL, April 18 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Construction & Trading Corporation announced Monday that it is introducing fine dust filtering systems and air quality control devices at its upcoming Raemian apartments in Sinbanpo and Seokgwan-dong, Seoul.  The IoT Home Cube, a portable device developed by Samsung C&T’s residential engineering division, measures the fine dust concentration [...]

Scientists Develop Paper-Based Chip for Medical Diagnosis Using Single Blood Droplet

Scientists Develop Paper-Based Chip for Medical Diagnosis Using Single Blood Droplet

SEOUL, April 13 (Korea Bizwire) – A joint team of scientists from South Korea, Denmark and Thailand have developed a paper-based chip using conductive ink on printer paper that can be synced wirelessly with a smartphone for medical diagnosis.  The team took advantage of the properties of electrowetting – using voltage to change the shape of [...]

Seongnam City Receives Praise as Residents Discover Bicycle Rails on Stepping Stones Across River

Seongnam City Receives Praise as Residents Discover Bicycle Rails on Stepping Stones Across River

SEOUL, April 12 (Korea Bizwire) – The city government of Seongnam has received a warm reception for its attention to detail after resident cyclists discovered bicycle rails installed on stepping stones across the local Unjungcheon Stream. Seongnam residents are responding positively to two new bicycle rails installed along the stream that runs from the Pangyo area [...]

Seoul to Use Fire Hydrants During Fine Dust Warnings

Seoul to Use Fire Hydrants During Fine Dust Warnings

SEOUL, April 10 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government announced plans yesterday to use fire hydrants to clean the streets when find dust warnings are issued, after officials decided to consider fine dust as a natural disaster. Seoul’s resourceful new initiative comes after a task force dedicated to improving air quality decided to utilize [...]

Shake Yourself Out of an Emergency With New Police App

Shake Yourself Out of an Emergency With New Police App

SEOUL, March 31 (Korea Bizwire) – A new safety monitoring app which is set to be released tomorrow will help vulnerable members of society such as women and youth get out of dangerous situations by shaking their phone, Daegu Metropolitan City announced yesterday. The new crime reporting app was invented by both the Daegu city government [...]

South Korean City Begins Sales of “Drone Soccer Balls”

South Korean City Begins Sales of “Drone Soccer Balls”

JEONJU, South Korea, March 29 (Korea Bizwire) – Making further progress to market its ambitious fusion sport, the South Korean city of Jeonju will begin sales of “drone soccer balls” starting in April.  The idea was first announced in September of last year when city officials said they would present a new sport dubbed ‘drone [...]