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Startup Asleep Wants to Help People Fall Asleep Better with AI-powered Data

Startup Asleep Wants to Help People Fall Asleep Better with AI-powered Data

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Sleep deprivation is prevalent in the modern world. Smartphone lights confuse the natural sleep-and-wake cycle of ordinary people, and the remote working culture makes it harder for them to switch off, even at night. There is also an acceptance — or even a glorification — of forgoing sleep, fueled [...]

State Weather Agency to Open Climate, Weather Big Data to the Public

State Weather Agency to Open Climate, Weather Big Data to the Public

SEOUL, Nov. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Meteorological Administration (KMA) announced on Monday that it will release the climate and weather observation and prediction data that it has accumulated internally to the public. Such data will be provided in one stop through the application programming interface (API)-based climate weather data hub. Once an integrated [...]

Legendary Korean Cartoonist Teaches Drawing Techniques to AI

Legendary Korean Cartoonist Teaches Drawing Techniques to AI

SEOUL, Oct. 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Famous South Korean cartoonist Lee Hyun-se has decided to teach his cartoon drawing techniques to an artificial intelligence (AI). Comic book publisher Jaedam Media Co. announced that it had signed a deal with the 66-years-old legendary cartoonist to develop AI technology for cartoon and webtoon production. After establishing a [...]

LG Uplus Unveils New AI Services

LG Uplus Unveils New AI Services

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., South Korea’s third-largest wireless carrier, on Tuesday unveiled its new artificial intelligence (AI) services as part of its long-term strategy to transform itself from its traditional telecom identity into a digital platform service provider. Its AI brand, named “ixi,” offers AI-powered services for sports match predictions, [...]

GIST Breakthrough Uses AI to Clear Up Blurred Faces in CCTV Footage

GIST Breakthrough Uses AI to Clear Up Blurred Faces in CCTV Footage

SEOUL, Oct. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed a new technology that uses artificial intelligence (AI) deep learning to clearly recognize and identify the key features of human faces such as eyes, nose and lips, even in low-resolution images. The Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) said Monday that [...]

New AI Technology Developed to Predict Risk of Forest Fire

New AI Technology Developed to Predict Risk of Forest Fire

GWANGJU, Oct. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korea-U.S. joint research team has developed new technology that uses an artificial intelligence (AI) prediction model to predict the most forest fire vulnerable weather conditions one week before the weather condition is realized and identify the risk of forest fire before it actually breaks out. The Gwangju [...]

SK Gas Develops AI-based Chemical Processing Yield Estimation System

SK Gas Develops AI-based Chemical Processing Yield Estimation System

SEOUL, Oct. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Gas, a key energy affiliate of energy and telecom conglomerate SK Group, said Wednesday it had developed a new artificial intelligence (AI)-based system that anticipates and simulates the yield of chemical processing, and introduced it to its subsidiary SK Advanced Co. The company is the first to use [...]

Gov’t to Minimize Flood Damages Using Digital Twin Technology

Gov’t to Minimize Flood Damages Using Digital Twin Technology

SEOUL, Oct. 11 (Korea Bizwire) – The government plans to minimize damage from heavy rains using digital twin technology that enables researchers to analyze and forecast expected weather conditions through a simulation of a virtual world. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Monday it will provide the Ministry of Environment with 3D spatial [...]