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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 [...]

SK Gas Ramps Up Energy Efficiency with AI

SK Gas Ramps Up Energy Efficiency with AI

SEOUL, March 18 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Gas Co., the largest local importer and distributor of liquefied petroleum gas, said Tuesday that it will launch a local artificial intelligence (AI)-based energy efficiency service project in a strategic partnership with a French AI solution company. The service, which will be launched with Metron SAS, a startup [...]

AI Program Helps to Identify Spotted Seals

AI Program Helps to Identify Spotted Seals

SEOUL, Feb. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting in April, the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries will introduce the artificial intelligence (AI) program “HotSpotter” in its investigation into the identification of the spotted seal, which is designated as a protected marine organism. HotSpotter was developed by the computer engineering department of the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in [...]

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 [...]

Teachers Need to Learn AI in Order to Properly Teach the Subject to Students

Teachers Need to Learn AI in Order to Properly Teach the Subject to Students

SEOUL, Feb. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Office of Education (SMOE) will launch a series of job training and experience programs starting this month to strengthen teachers’ ability to teach artificial intelligence (AI). The Seoul Education Research & Information Institute, which is affiliated with the SMOE, will conduct job training for basic AI [...]

Samsung Launches New AI Laundry Appliances

Samsung Launches New AI Laundry Appliances

SEOUL, Jan. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. on Wednesday launched new laundry appliances with upgraded artificial intelligence (AI) features for the South Korean market. The tech giant unveiled its Grande AI range of washing machines and dryers — part of the company’s Project Prism, which aims to reflect consumers’ lifestyles and offer personalized [...]

Korean Telcos Reconfigure Biz Divisions to Beef Up AI Capabilities

Korean Telcos Reconfigure Biz Divisions to Beef Up AI Capabilities

SEOUL, Jan. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean telecommunication firms have revamped their business divisions to boost their artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities, industry insiders said Saturday, as they aim to expand their presence beyond mobile services. KT Corp., the nation’s No. 2 mobile carrier, last week announced that it created a business division dedicated to [...]

CCTV Technology Uses AI to Predict Crime

CCTV Technology Uses AI to Predict Crime

SEOUL, Jan. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — Seocho District in Seoul will introduce artificial intelligence (AI) CCTV technology, which uses criminal statistics information to predict possible crimes, as early as July. The district said Thursday that it is developing related technologies with the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), and will apply the technology to some [...]