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Drones and AI Take Over for Humans in Forestry Work

Drones and AI Take Over for Humans in Forestry Work

DAEJEON, Dec. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Drones and artificial intelligence will do the work of humans in scouring the nation’s forests and identifying dead trees caused by pine wilt disease. The Korea Forestry Promotion Institute has developed artificial intelligence which employs an algorithm that can accurately pinpoint objects 10 centimeters tall from a single bird’s [...]

Jin Air to Launch Chatbot Service

Jin Air to Launch Chatbot Service

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Jin Air Co., the low-cost carrier unit of Hanjin KAL Corp., launched a chatbot service on Tuesday, giving automatic answers to customers through an artificial intelligence (AI) algorithm, the company said. “Jaid” is an online messaging tool that uses deep-learning technology to answer questions from customers about various information [...]

Naver Showcases Ambient Intelligence-Based Robots

Naver Showcases Ambient Intelligence-Based Robots

SEOUL, Oct. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – Naver Corp., South Korea’s top Internet portal operator, showcased nine robots Monday as it aims to transform itself into a company with the combination of Artificial Intelligence (AI), software and hardware products. Naver launched its ambient Intelligence (AmI)-based robot lineup that is relatively cheap compared to past models. AmI [...]

Kakao’s AI System Kakao I Integrated with Samsung’s Voice Recognition Program Bixby

Kakao’s AI System Kakao I Integrated with Samsung’s Voice Recognition Program Bixby

SEOUL, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s top mobile messenger operator Kakao Corp. said Thursday it has partnered with tech giant Samsung Electronics Co. in the artificial intelligence (AI) sector to tap deeper into the burgeoning industry. Kakao I, the company’s AI platform, will be integrated with Samsung’s voice recognition program, Bixby, to allow [...]

ThreeD Capital Announces Its AI Investment, GoldSpot, Reports Major Milestone At Sprott Mining

ThreeD Capital Announces Its AI Investment, GoldSpot, Reports Major Milestone At Sprott Mining

TORONTO, Sept. 06 (Korea Bizwire) — ThreeD Capital Inc. (“ThreeD” or the “Company”) (CSE:IDK) an emerging Merchant Bank, led by Sheldon Inwentash, that focuses on investments in best of breed, early stage disruptive companies, is pleased to announce the achievement of a major milestone by its’ artificial intelligence holding, Goldspot Discoveries Inc. (“Goldspot”).  ThreeD owns [...]

Samsung SDS Showcases Dialogue AI Platform for Biz

Samsung SDS Showcases Dialogue AI Platform for Biz

SEOUL, Sept. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung SDS. Co., an information technology arm of South Korea’s top conglomerate Samsung, on Tuesday launched Brity, a business-oriented artificial intelligence platform. The IT developer said Brity is capable of understanding natural languages, serving as what it calls an “intelligent secretary” that can carry out duties requested by a [...]

Seoul’s Seocho District to Open Artificial Intelligence Research Center in October

Seoul’s Seocho District to Open Artificial Intelligence Research Center in October

SEOUL, Aug. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – News broke on August 20 that an R&D center devoted to artificial intelligence (AI) research will open its doors this coming October in Seoul’s Seocho District. The facility will be housed on four floors at the Korean Federation of Teachers’ Associations building located in the Umyeon neighborhood. Major players [...]

Ministry of the Interior and Safety Plans “Robot Consultant” To Assist Citizens

Ministry of the Interior and Safety Plans “Robot Consultant” To Assist Citizens

SEOUL, Aug. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — The government is making big plans to adapt to advances in technology. On August 9, the Ministry of the Interior and Safety announced a preliminary framework for incorporating artificial intelligence, big data and internet of things (IoT) to streamline government services. One example of the government’s efforts is a proposed [...]