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S. Korean Product to Check Sleeping Children Left Behind in Vehicles Exported to Vietnam

S. Korean Product to Check Sleeping Children Left Behind in Vehicles Exported to Vietnam

CHEONAN, Oct. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Special school bus cushions developed in South Korea that send the status of children entering and leaving school vehicles to smartphones in real time and sound a warning if children are left behind will be exported to Vietnam. According to the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH) Tuesday, Vietnam’s [...]

Researchers Develop Game-changing Technology for Petrochemical Industry

Researchers Develop Game-changing Technology for Petrochemical Industry

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A “Direct Conversion Technology of Non-oxidative Methane” owned only by the U.S. and China has been developed by Korean researchers. Analysts say it will change the landscape of the global petrochemical industry. A research team from the Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT) said on Tuesday that it [...]

Polar Research Institute Boosts Understanding of Arctic Bird Ecosystems with Drones

Polar Research Institute Boosts Understanding of Arctic Bird Ecosystems with Drones

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has successfully used unmanned drones to determine the spread and population of Arctic birds. A team of researchers at the Korea Polar Research Institute (KOPRI) said Tuesday that they had found pink-footed geese and ringed plover brooding eggs in the 82-degree north Greenland Sirius [...]

International Consortium Develops Rehabilitation Robots for Cerebral Palsy Patients

International Consortium Develops Rehabilitation Robots for Cerebral Palsy Patients

SEOUL, Sept. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — An international research consortium has proven that robots can be used in the effective rehabilitation of persons with cerebral palsy. The Korea Institute of Science and Technology (KIST), which took part in the consortium, developed robot-based technology that can be used to conduct sense and movement training for persons [...]

New Robotics Technology Expected to Save Carmakers Time and Money

New Robotics Technology Expected to Save Carmakers Time and Money

GWANGJU, Sept. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers have developed a robotic arm that can automatically finish molding processes, which are usually completed manually. A research team from the Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) said Wednesday that it has succeeded in increasing the joint rigidity of robots with a special design. In [...]

Researchers Develop Drug Monitoring Technology to Prevent Dosage Errors

Researchers Develop Drug Monitoring Technology to Prevent Dosage Errors

DAEJEON, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — A team of researchers has developed a monitoring technology that accurately administers even a drop of drugs and prevents dosage errors, helping to reduce medical accidents. The Korea Research Institute of Standards and Science (KRISS) said Thursday it has developed a technology that measures even the smallest quantity of [...]