CCTV Archives | Be Korea-savvy
LG Uplus Develops New Technology that Can Prevent Hacking of Intelligent CCTV

LG Uplus Develops New Technology that Can Prevent Hacking of Intelligent CCTV

SEOUL, June 24 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., a major South Korean telecom operator, said Thursday it had developed a new technology to prevent the hacking of intelligent CCTV systems in collaboration with Internet of Things (IoT) security specialist ICTK Holdings. Intelligent CCTV refers to an artificial intelligence (AI) service that analyzes video images [...]

Scientists Develop Sound-based Situation Recognition Solution

Scientists Develop Sound-based Situation Recognition Solution

GWANGJU, April 14 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Photonics Technology Institute announced that it has developed an artificial intelligence (AI)-based situation recognition solution that can monitor dangerous criminal and emergency situations using the sounds generated in CCTV blind spots. The technology was developed to sense all kinds of sounds, including the ones mixed in a [...]

403 More CCTV Cameras to be Installed at Han River Parks to Strengthen Safety Surveillance

403 More CCTV Cameras to be Installed at Han River Parks to Strengthen Safety Surveillance

SEOUL, March 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul city government said Tuesday it plans to install 403 more CCTV cameras at riverside parks along the Han River to strengthen safety surveillance following a high-profile death of a medical college student last year. The plan to complete the installations of new CCTVs, including 40 smart poles, [...]

Advanced Face-blurring Tech Introduced to Protect Privacy Rights

Advanced Face-blurring Tech Introduced to Protect Privacy Rights

SEOUL, Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — As the omnipresence of security cameras or closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras is here to stay, the controversy over possible invasions of privacy is likely to linger. Taking into account such rising worries over privacy invasion associated with CCTV cameras, a personal rights protection authority in South Korea announced it [...]

AI-based Smart Platform Sends CCTV Footage Directly to Police

AI-based Smart Platform Sends CCTV Footage Directly to Police

DAEJEON, Nov. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — New technology has been developed in which the artificial intelligence (AI) responsible for monitoring closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage installed in crime-ridden districts can send CCTV footage instantly to the police if it detects dangerous situations. The Electronics and Telecommunication Research Institute (ETRI) said Wednesday that it had developed core [...]

Hanwha Techwin Partners with Azena, KT for AI Video Solutions

Hanwha Techwin Partners with Azena, KT for AI Video Solutions

SEOUL, Oct. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Hanwha Techwin Co., a leading surveillance tech firm in South Korea, said Wednesday it will join forces with Azena, an Internet of Things company, and the country’s telecommunications giant KT Corp. for artificial intelligence (AI)-powered video solutions. Under the partnership, Hanwha Techwin said its CCTV users will be able [...]

Shady Medical Practices Reignite Debate on Installing Cameras in Hospital Operating Rooms

Shady Medical Practices Reignite Debate on Installing Cameras in Hospital Operating Rooms

SEOUL, June 24 (Korea Bizwire) — A series of allegedly shady medical practices has renewed a debate on whether it should be mandatory for hospitals to install surveillance cameras in operating rooms. The idea has gained strong traction among patients’ groups that view the cameras as a safeguard against dishonest and sometimes lethal medical practices, [...]

Pickpockets Disappear with Dwindling Use of Cash and Ubiquity of CCTV

Pickpockets Disappear with Dwindling Use of Cash and Ubiquity of CCTV

SEOUL, June 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Pickpocketing is disappearing in South Korea with a dwindling use of cash, transaction records, and an increasing number of crime prevention cameras. The National Police Agency reported 2,378 cases of pickpocketing in 2011, which plunged down to 535 cases by 2019. As more people are using credit cards instead [...]