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Use of Drones for Accident Investigation and Disaster Areas on Rise

Use of Drones for Accident Investigation and Disaster Areas on Rise

SEOUL, Jan. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The value of drones mounted with infrared ray cameras, thermal sensors and radar is gradually rising, particularly for use in accident investigation or disaster areas that are inaccessible to humans. According to the National Fire Agency, firefighting drones were mobilized for various accident areas 4,782 times over the past [...]

Samsung’s New Portable Projector Popular Among Employees

Samsung’s New Portable Projector Popular Among Employees

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co.’s new portable projector The Freestyle is enjoying significant popularity at an online shopping mall for employees only. The new portable projector for which reservation sales began at Samsung FamilyNet employee mall from Tuesday, is available at a price of 690,000 won (US$580), almost half-price compared to [...]

T-map Teams Up with Cargo Truck Association to Develop Exclusive Navigation Service

T-map Teams Up with Cargo Truck Association to Develop Exclusive Navigation Service

SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — T Map Mobility Co., a mobility unit under telecom operator SK Telecom Co., said Wednesday that it had signed an agreement with the Seoul Trucking Association to introduce its T-map navigation service specially designed for cargo trucks. As T-map Mobility plans to support the digitalization of South Korea’s cargo [...]

KT Develops ‘Smart Green’ Service that Uses IoT Sensors to Manage Grass at Golf Courses

KT Develops ‘Smart Green’ Service that Uses IoT Sensors to Manage Grass at Golf Courses

SEOUL, Dec. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — KT Corp., a major mobile carrier, said Tuesday that it had developed a so-called ‘Smart Green’ service to manage the cultivation of grass at golf courses. The two parties supplied the service to the Jungwon Golf Club in Chungju, North Chungcheong province. ‘Smart Green’ refers to a grass cultivation [...]

Seoul City Introduces Metaverse Platform for Bicycle Safety Education

Seoul City Introduces Metaverse Platform for Bicycle Safety Education

SEOUL, Dec. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Facilities Management Corp. said Monday the creation of the ‘Ttaereungyi Metaworld’, a virtual safety education and promotion platform for Seoul’s public bicycle brand. It can be accessed by signing up on the Roblox app or Ttaereungyi’s official website. The virtual safety education platform was set up [...]