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Chungju’s Smart Farming Technologies Bear Fruitful Results

Chungju’s Smart Farming Technologies Bear Fruitful Results

CHUNGJU, South Korea, April 24 (Korea Bizwire) – Chungju, North Chungcheong Province, is making optimistic progress with its smart farm initiatives.  The city launched the project in 2015 by equipping a laboratory at the local Agricultural Technology Center with ubiquitous information technology (u-IT).  The horticulture lab, used mainly for plant research and production, can monitor [...]

S. Korea Promotes UHD TV Technology at Int’l Convention

S. Korea Promotes UHD TV Technology at Int’l Convention

SEOUL, April 23 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea successfully showcased its ultra-high-definition (UHD) television broadcasting technology at an annual media convention now being held in Las Vegas, Seoul’s science ministry said Sunday.  The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning said it promoted the country’s UHD TV broadcasting technology at the National Association of Broadcasters [...]

South Korean Government Plans to Establish 30,000 Smart Factories by 2025

South Korean Government Plans to Establish 30,000 Smart Factories by 2025

SEOUL, Apr. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean government is poised to bring the number of smart factories in the country up to 30,000 by 2015, with plans to train 40,000 skilled workers in preparation for the ever-expanding fourth industrial revolution. Speaking to small and medium size business owners during a meeting at the [...]

Samsung Estimated to Make Less Than 100,000 Won Per Galaxy S8 Sold: Sources

Samsung Estimated to Make Less Than 100,000 Won Per Galaxy S8 Sold: Sources

SEOUL, April 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. is estimated to make less than 100,000 won (US$88.20) for each Galaxy S8 smartphones sold, industry watchers said Friday, hovering far below the market price of 935,000 won. The calculation is based on the fact that Samsung’s mobile business saw its operating margin reach 10.8 percent [...]

New High-Tech Door Locks Feature IoT, AI Technology

New High-Tech Door Locks Feature IoT, AI Technology

SEOUL, April 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Smart door locks, incorporating artificial intelligence or Internet of Things technologies, are gradually emerging as the next big trend for security systems in South Korea.  According to the Korea Intellectual Property Office, the number of IoT door lock patent applications surged to 27 in 2014 and 48 in 2015. [...]

Samsung Seeks Software Update to Deal with Galaxy S8 Display Issue

Samsung Seeks Software Update to Deal with Galaxy S8 Display Issue

SEOUL, April 21 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. said Friday it will implement software updates for its Galaxy S8 smartphones next week amid complaints that some screens on the flagship device have an unnatural reddish tint.  “We plan to upgrade the color optimization feature next week through software updates,” an official at the tech [...]