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AI-powered Solutions Play Major Role in Virus Fight

AI-powered Solutions Play Major Role in Virus Fight

SEOUL, April 9 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean IT solution providers are introducing various artificial-intelligence (AI)-based solutions to help the country’s fight against the novel coronavirus, industry insiders said Thursday. LG CNS Co., an IT service unit under LG Group, said it has recently launched an AI-powered facial recognition entrance gate control system at its [...]

S. Korean AI Technology Analyses Pneumonia in a Single Minute

S. Korean AI Technology Analyses Pneumonia in a Single Minute

SEOUL, April 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has introduced the country’s first commercial artificial intelligence (AI) medical imaging analysis technology that can accurately determine the severity of pneumonia in a coronavirus patient. The MEDIP PRO Technology developed by MEDICAL IP, an AI medical imaging analysis firm, is currently being used in 24 countries around [...]

S. Korea Develops Indigenous Port Surveillance System

S. Korea Develops Indigenous Port Surveillance System

SEOUL, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has developed a new port surveillance system with indigenous technologies that can better detect increasingly quiet submarines and other underwater moving objects, the arms procurement agency said Wednesday. The advanced maritime surveillance system, developed by the Agency for Defense Development with a 130 billio- won (US$106.6 million) [...]

Police Developing AI Voice Recognition Software for Victim Statements

Police Developing AI Voice Recognition Software for Victim Statements

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean police are seeking to introduce an artificial intelligence (AI) system that recognizes the voices of investigators and female crime victims and automatically makes statements. The National Police Agency is reportedly working on a system to “write statements with AI voice recognition” for related crimes against women. The [...]

Naver Declares War Against Malicious Comments

Naver Declares War Against Malicious Comments

SEOUL, March 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top portal operator Naver Corp. continues to show its determination to prevent malicious comments following the abolition of its entertainment news comment service. Starting Thursday, the company began to disclose its comment activity history and nicknames that users wrote on news articles. Until now, one could decide [...]

New Website Identifies Coronavirus ‘Safe’ Businesses

New Website Identifies Coronavirus ‘Safe’ Businesses

SEOUL, March 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Amid the spread of the novel coronavirus outbreak, an online service that provides information about areas where disinfection has been completed is growing in popularity. South Korean software developer The DASH said Saturday that it has launched a beta service to help small business owners struggling with COVID-19. The [...]

Seoul’s Smart City Special Zone Project Making Progress

Seoul’s Smart City Special Zone Project Making Progress

SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — A year after the Seoul Metropolitan Government designated Seongdong and Yangcheon districts as “Smart City Special Zones”, the city’s initiative to find technological solutions to urban issues is starting to pay off. The special districts are areas where new technologies and services can be applied in a real-world environment [...]