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Hyundai’s Commercial Vehicles to be Equipped with Advanced Driver Warning System

Hyundai’s Commercial Vehicles to be Equipped with Advanced Driver Warning System

SEOUL, Jul. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Mobis Co., South Korea’s biggest auto parts maker, said Sunday that, starting from 2021, it will apply an advanced forward collision avoidance system to trucks and vans produced by Hyundai Motor Co. Hyundai Mobis has developed the driver state warning (DSW) system, which detects drowsy driving or lack [...]

Consortium Launches Blockchain-based Digital ID in S. Korea

Consortium Launches Blockchain-based Digital ID in S. Korea

SEOUL, Jul. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — A group of major tech companies and financial institutions have joined hands to launch a blockchain-based digital identity platform available on smartphones to provide a trustworthy and secure solution, they said Sunday. Samsung Electronics Co., three mobile carriers — SK Telecom Co., KT Corp. and LG Uplus Corp. — [...]

AI Speaker ‘Emotional Conversation’ Services Popular Among Solitary Senior Citizens

AI Speaker ‘Emotional Conversation’ Services Popular Among Solitary Senior Citizens

SEOUL, Jul. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — A recent report has revealed that senior citizens who live alone tend to engage in ‘emotional talks’ with artificial intelligence (AI) speakers, where the speaker answers statements like “I am tired” or “How are you feeling?”, three times more often than others. SK Telecom Co. analyzed the pattern of [...]

Incheon Airport to Test AI-based Identification at Security Checkpoints

Incheon Airport to Test AI-based Identification at Security Checkpoints

SEOUL, Jul. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Incheon International Airport will begin test-running an artificial intelligence (AI)-based X-ray identification system in September to strengthen counterterrorism efforts. The government finalized the initiative along with a new counterterrorism action plan for the next six months on Monday at Central Government Complex in Seoul. The government, on top of the new [...]

Seoul City to Introduce Smart Stations on Subway Line 2

Seoul City to Introduce Smart Stations on Subway Line 2

SEOUL, Jul. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — ‘Smart Station’ services, first tested last April at Gunja Station located along Seoul Subway Line 5, will be introduced to Line 2. Seoul Transportation Corporation announced on Wednesday that it will turn all 50 stations on Line 2 into Smart Stations by next March Smart Stations allow integrated management [...]

Cooperation Robot Helps Produce Handmade Shoes

Cooperation Robot Helps Produce Handmade Shoes

SEOUL, Jul. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Digital Foundation said Tuesday that it will collaborate with Hanwha Precision Machinery Co. to introduce “cooperation robots” at handmade workshops in Seongsu Handmade Shoe Street in Seoul. The so-called “cooperation robot” is a robot that interact with humans and helps with various tasks. Global automotive companies such [...]