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AI Speaker Saves Elderly Through Voice Detection

AI Speaker Saves Elderly Through Voice Detection

UIRYEONG, Aug. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — South Gyeongsang Province’s artificial intelligence (AI)-based integrated care service is gaining positive responses from local residents after proving its effectiveness in the coronavirus era. Aria, an AI speaker, has been distributed as part of a 24-hour ‘untact’ (contactless) care service allowing users to listen to music, check the weather, [...]

Telcos Expand AI Services amid Slump in Mobile Biz

Telcos Expand AI Services amid Slump in Mobile Biz

SEOUL, July 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s major telecom firms are expanding artificial intelligence (AI)-based services ranging from mobility to factory operations, industry insiders said Wednesday, as they search for new growth engines beyond the mobile communications business. Last month, LG Uplus Corp. joined an AI research alliance that includes its local rival KT [...]

SK Telecom Builds AI-based Smart Factory to Detect Defects Through Sound

SK Telecom Builds AI-based Smart Factory to Detect Defects Through Sound

SEOUL, July 29 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s leading mobile carrier, announced Tuesday that it will work with its affiliate SK Planet Co. and Hwashin Co. on an artificial intelligence (AI)-based Smart Factory Project. Hwashin is the country’s major chassis producer and primary supplier for Hyundai Motor Co. SK Telecom plans to [...]

Samsung Electronics Names AI Guru as Head of R&D Hub

Samsung Electronics Names AI Guru as Head of R&D Hub

SEOUL, June 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday it has named a renowned artificial intelligence (AI) expert as chief of its research and development (R&D) hub. The South Korean tech giant said Sebastian Seung, professor at Princeton University’s Neuroscience Institute and Department of Computer Science, will lead Samsung Research, the R&D hub [...]

Naver Upgrades AI Cleanbot to Protect Users from Malicious Comments

Naver Upgrades AI Cleanbot to Protect Users from Malicious Comments

SEOUL, June 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top portal operator Naver Co. announced on Friday that it had upgraded its artificial intelligence (AI) cleanbot further to protect its users from being exposed to malicious comments. Naver’s AI cleanbot, thus far, has automatically detected and hid comments with abusive language and slang. Since April 2019, [...]

Police to Develop AI Technology for Investigative Support

Police to Develop AI Technology for Investigative Support

SEOUL, June 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Police Agency is developing artificial intelligence (AI) technology that automatically sends information helpful for investigation to field investigators. Jang Kwang-ho, head of the smart police intelligence center at the Police Science Institute, introduced the project at a meeting held at the National Police Agency headquarters. Investigators at [...]

Epiq Launches Next-Gen Service to Assist Clients with Contract Analysis

Epiq Launches Next-Gen Service to Assist Clients with Contract Analysis

NEW YORK, April 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, today announced the expansion of its artificial intelligence (AI)-enabled legal solutions to include Contract Analysis.  The new global Contract Analysis offering combines expertise with machine learning and natural language processing to enable faster, more intelligent contract analysis by legal [...]

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 [...]

Drugmakers Introduce AI to Speed Up Development of Coronavirus Cure

Drugmakers Introduce AI to Speed Up Development of Coronavirus Cure

SEOUL, April 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Artificial intelligence (AI), expected to change the paradigm of new drug development, is gaining new attention as it has proven to be very effective in the global battle with the coronavirus. As the world suffers from the spread of COVID-19, the need for speed when it comes to discovering [...]

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 [...]