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Big Data to Provide Optimal Solutions to Social Issues

Big Data to Provide Optimal Solutions to Social Issues

SEOUL, Aug. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The government is pushing forth a new project that would utilize public big data to solve problems closely related to citizen livelihood, such as the optimal operational management of garbage trucks and designation of recharging facilities for electric cars. The Ministry of the Interior and Safety revealed yesterday that [...]

Gov’t Research Institute Launches Free Genome Analysis Service

Gov’t Research Institute Launches Free Genome Analysis Service

DAEJEON, Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Bio-Express, a new genome analysis system provided by the Korean Bioinformation Center, is gaining the attention of industry experts and academics alike. The Korean Bioinformation Center (KOBIC) is operated by the Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology (KRIBB), a government research institute. According to KRIBB, Bio-Express is a [...]

New System Relies on Big Data to Predict Red Tides

New System Relies on Big Data to Predict Red Tides

SEOUL, Jul. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Institute of Fisheries Science revealed yesterday that it had created a new information system that measures the onset of red tides based on big data. The existing system requires seven to eight hours for analytic results to be released, because the collected data is reported by fax [...]

“Energy” Big Data to be Shared with Large Corporations

“Energy” Big Data to be Shared with Large Corporations

SEOUL, May 31 (Korea Bizwire) — A new way has been paved for corporations to incorporate the massive trove energy-related big data held by the Korea Electric Power Corporation (KEPCO) into new energy business models. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy announced today that KEPCO had signed MOUs with four corporations (KT, SKT, LG [...]

S. Korea to Collect Big Data to Develop Personalized Medicines

S. Korea to Collect Big Data to Develop Personalized Medicines

SEOUL, May 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea will collect big data from medical records from local hospitals to pave the way for the development of effective and appropriate treatment plans for individual patients, the commerce ministry said Monday. The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy said it launched a task force composed of hospitals, [...]

S. Korea to Use Big Data to Predict Prices of Agro-fishery Products

S. Korea to Use Big Data to Predict Prices of Agro-fishery Products

SEJONG, Mar. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s state-run agriculture corporation said Tuesday it will use big data and artificial intelligence (AI) to efficiently manage supplies of agricultural and fisheries products. The Korea Agro-Fisheries & Food Corporation (aT) said it will test-run an advanced product management system based on big data and AI this year [...]

In Two Years, Gov’t Buildings Will Save Energy Using Smart Meters

In Two Years, Gov’t Buildings Will Save Energy Using Smart Meters

SEOUL, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – The government is aiming to trim its electrical bills with the help of big data integrated smart meters, electronic apparatuses that track the electricity consumption of a building. Currently being trialed at 363 regional government buildings since June, the plans are to install the devices in every government and [...]

S. Korean and American Researchers Develop “Big Data Express”, 33 Percent Faster than Existing Channels

S. Korean and American Researchers Develop “Big Data Express”, 33 Percent Faster than Existing Channels

SEOUL, Nov. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean researchers at the Korea Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI) have successfully participated in the development of “BigData Express”, a data transfer tool that can accommodate large-scale transfers. As supercomputers become ever more powerful, the amount of data they can process has accordingly ballooned in scale. [...]

KOTRA to Reinforce Big Bot to Help SMEs Make Inroads Abroad

KOTRA to Reinforce Big Bot to Help SMEs Make Inroads Abroad

SEOUL, Sept. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The state promotion agency said Thursday it will reinforce the big data platform, providing consulting to small businesses seeking business opportunities abroad that was launched earlier this year. The Korea Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) introduced the KOTRA Big Bot, constructed from the words big data and robot, in May [...]