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Advanced Technology Moves into Daily Life as Fear of Coronavirus Spreads

Advanced Technology Moves into Daily Life as Fear of Coronavirus Spreads

SEOUL, Feb. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — As the aftermath of the novel coronavirus outbreak, technologies that can reduce anxiety and fear in daily life are rapidly gaining popularity. In particular, so-called ‘untact’ ordering services are quickly gaining ground at restaurants. These types of services allow customers to order and pay for their food at the [...]

S. Korean Drone Industry Makes Inroads in Africa

S. Korean Drone Industry Makes Inroads in Africa

SEOUL, Feb. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s drone industry has taken a first step towards foreign markets by expanding its presence in the African drone market. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said Tuesday it formed a joint civilian-government delegation with 10 local drone companies to participate in the African Drone Forum (ADF) [...]

Google Improves Weather Predictions with AI Technology

Google Improves Weather Predictions with AI Technology

SEOUL, Feb. 4 (Korea Bizwire) – Google Inc. could greatly improve weather predictions by using machine learning, a type of artificial intelligence (AI) technology, a scientist from the company claimed Tuesday. Accurately predicting weather can be particularly challenging for localized events that evolve on hourly timescales, such as thunderstorms. Google, however, said it is currently [...]

S. Korea Fines Google over YouTube Premium Service

S. Korea Fines Google over YouTube Premium Service

SEOUL, Jan. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s telecommunications regulator said Wednesday it has imposed a fine of 867 million won (US$740,000) on Google Limited Liability Corp. for violating local telecom laws in the operation of its YouTube Premium service. In a two-year investigation through December 2018, the Korea Communications Commission (KCC) found Google didn’t [...]

LG Joins Hands with U.S. Firm for In-vehicle Infotainment System

LG Joins Hands with U.S. Firm for In-vehicle Infotainment System

SEOUL, Jan. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Electronics Inc. said Tuesday it has signed a partnership with U.S.-based automotive voice recognition solutions provider Cerence Inc. to develop an in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system. Under the deal, which was signed on the sidelines of Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, last week, LG and Cerence will [...]

Samsung Unveils New Tech Vision Highlighting Human-centered Solutions

Samsung Unveils New Tech Vision Highlighting Human-centered Solutions

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Samsung Electronics Co. on Monday unveiled its new vision highlighting human-centered solutions as the South Korean titan introduced its latest achievements in future technologies like robotics, artificial intelligence (AI), 5G and internet of things (IoT) ahead of the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) here. Kim Hyun-suk, president and CEO [...]