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SK E&C Introduces Smart Construction Site CCTV for Safety Management

SK E&C Introduces Smart Construction Site CCTV for Safety Management

SEOUL, Apr. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Engineering & Construction Co. has introduced smart closed-circuit television (CCTV) and other high-tech devices at construction sites to prevent accidents. The company said that it introduced CCTV systems and wearable cameras at a construction site in Hanam, Gyeonggi Province on March 12. The CCTV camera and its enclosure [...]

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 [...]