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Seoul to Introduce World’s 1st Mobile Hydroelectric Generator

Seoul to Introduce World’s 1st Mobile Hydroelectric Generator

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Agency and Enomad, a South Korean startup, plan to hold a special program on eco-friendly energy from October 12 to 20. The event, titled the ‘Cheonggyecheon Energy Fishing Ground’, invites participants to use a mobile hydroelectric generator to ‘catch’ hidden energy in the Cheonggyecheon Stream. Participants [...]

Most Accurate Standard Time Station in South Korea to Open Next Year

Most Accurate Standard Time Station in South Korea to Open Next Year

DAEJEON, Apr. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — The most accurate standard time station to date in South Korea will begin its test broadcasts sometime next year. According to the Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS), a new long-wave station will open early next year in Gyeonggi Province. Using a frequency between 50 and 100 kHZ, [...]

First Apple Store in S. Korea Previews with a “Nice to Meet You”

First Apple Store in S. Korea Previews with a “Nice to Meet You”

SEOUL, Jan. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The pure white wall standing at the Sinsa-dong location of South Korea’s first Apple Store is wearing a friendlier face. Pedestrians striding pass the area have taken note of the colorful “반가워요”, Korean for “nice to meet you”, that has been inscribed from left to right underneath the unmistakable [...]

Robots to Help Passengers at Gimpo Airport

Robots to Help Passengers at Gimpo Airport

SEOUL, Jan. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Robots have been introduced at Gimpo Airport to help passengers find gates, restrooms and provide weather information. According to the Korea Airports Corporation, self-driving robots are being trailed from Tuesday in waiting areas for international flights at Gimpo Airport. Equipped with four-sided LCD screens and self-driving technology, the robots can [...]