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AI Breakthrough for Flatfish Aquaculture on Jeju Island

AI Breakthrough for Flatfish Aquaculture on Jeju Island

JEJU, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — A new technology that automatically controls fish farming equipment will be developed with artificial intelligence (AI) and the Internet of Things (IoT) for use in flatfish aquaculture on Jeju Island. The Jeju Oceans and Fisheries Institute announced on Tuesday that it has started developing technologies to culture flatfish as [...]

Sungkyunkwan University AI Robot Offers Academic Information to Students

Sungkyunkwan University AI Robot Offers Academic Information to Students

SEOUL, Dec. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — Sungkyunkwan University announced on Monday that it has introduced LIBO, an intelligent library robot that provides information on academic services at the university. The robot was modeled on Furo-D, first designed by the Future Robot Company. LIBO is capable of engaging in basic conversation, like exchanging greetings or asking [...]

“Smart” Farms Increase in Number

“Smart” Farms Increase in Number

SEOUL, May 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The number of “smart” farms integrated with the latest ICT technology has increased significantly recently, spurring a concomitant rise in productivity. This is according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, which announced these results at the Korea Innovation Growth Symposium held yesterday at the R&D Complex [...]

VR Theme Park Opens in Seoul

VR Theme Park Opens in Seoul

SEOUL, March 22 (Korea Bizwire) — A virtual reality theme park has opened in Seoul’s popular Hongdae neighborhood, and will serve as a hub of VR content production and distribution. VR Square, a multi-purpose cultural venue, was established as part of the Ministry of Culture, Sports, and Tourism and the Korea Creative Content Agency’s joint efforts [...]

Remote-controlled Cameras to Check Blind Spots at Han River

Remote-controlled Cameras to Check Blind Spots at Han River

SEOUL, Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government is adopting remote-controlled wireless cameras for safety checks at bridges spanning the Han River. The new initiative will see the local government use wire and rail cameras to inspect hard-to-reach areas like facilities underneath bridges, without putting safety inspectors in danger. “Until recently, a barge had [...]

Korea Traditional Culture Center to Open VR Experience Zone

Korea Traditional Culture Center to Open VR Experience Zone

JEONJU, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – The city of Jeonju will open a virtual reality experience zone at the Korea Traditional Culture Center for local residents and tourists next month. According to the Jeonju IT & CT Industry Promotion Agency, the VR experience zone on the first floor of the Korea Traditional Culture Center (KTCC) will [...]

South Korea Shows Off Cooperative Driving Among Autonomous Vehicles

South Korea Shows Off Cooperative Driving Among Autonomous Vehicles

HWASEONG, Feb. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea successfully demonstrated 5G cooperative driving technology for autonomous vehicles at K-City in Hwaseong on Monday, along with the latest road safety technology that prevents accidents in inclement weather and blind spots. It’s the first time in the world that cooperative driving has been trialed as part of [...]

Cheonggyecheon Stream to Become ‘Language-Free Zone’

Cheonggyecheon Stream to Become ‘Language-Free Zone’

SEOUL, Dec. 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The Seoul Metropolitan Government has teamed up with translation startup Flitto to introduce a language free zone along Cheonggyecheon Stream. According to Flitto on Friday, a language free zone service will be available in eight locations around Cheonggyecheon Stream, presenting information in different languages in tandem with the company’s [...]

Autonomous Shuttle Service Begins at University of Transportation

Autonomous Shuttle Service Begins at University of Transportation

SEOUL, Dec. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Self-driving shuttles are now shuffling students across campus at the Korea National University of Transportation. According to the KNUT, the self-driving shuttle service began on Wednesday after a launch ceremony was held at its Chungju campus, in a move to develop a brand new public transport service. The autonomous shuttle [...]