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Seoul City Initiative Brings IoT Solution to Urban Parking Dilemma

Seoul City Initiative Brings IoT Solution to Urban Parking Dilemma

SEOUL, March 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) will apply Internet of Things (IoT) technology to “green parking,” parking spaces created by tearing down residential walls. Through this initiative, the city plans to expand real-time parking sharing services so that individuals can share empty parking places and gain additional income. The green [...]

Gyeonggi Province Moves Forward with Operating Room CCTV Initiative

Gyeonggi Province Moves Forward with Operating Room CCTV Initiative

SUWON, Jan. 15 (Korea Bizwire) — Roughly two thirds of hospital patients at the Gyeonggi Provincial Medical Center (GPMC) have agreed to have their surgical procedures recorded using closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras. According to statistics released by Gyeonggi Province, out of 4,239 surgeries performed at six hospitals operating under the GPMC between October 2018 and [...]

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 [...]

Doctors and Patients At Odds over Operating Room Surveillance Cameras

Doctors and Patients At Odds over Operating Room Surveillance Cameras

SEOUL, Jun. 10 (Korea Bizwire) – Doctors and patients are locked in a fierce debate over the issue of installing closed-circuit television cameras (CCTV) in operating rooms. A petition on the Blue House website posted by the family of the late Kwon Dae-hee, a patient who died during surgery due to blood loss, has requested the [...]

SK E&C Introduces Smart Construction Site CCTV for Safety Management

SK E&C Introduces Smart Construction Site CCTV for Safety Management

SEOUL, Apr. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Engineering & Construction Co. has introduced smart closed-circuit television (CCTV) and other high-tech devices at construction sites to prevent accidents. The company said that it introduced CCTV systems and wearable cameras at a construction site in Hanam, Gyeonggi Province on March 12. The CCTV camera and its enclosure [...]

Gyeonggi Province to Install Security Cameras at Middle and High Schools

Gyeonggi Province to Install Security Cameras at Middle and High Schools

SEOUL, Jan. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — Gyeonggi Province plans to install closed-circuit television cameras in all middle and high schools in the region by the end of 2021 to protect students from school violence and other criminal offenses. Gyeonggi Province is South Korea’s most populous region and is home to 1,106 middle and high schools. [...]

S. Korean Companies Begin Patent Race for Smart CCTV

S. Korean Companies Begin Patent Race for Smart CCTV

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Video footage from closed circuit television shared via online networks is beginning to be used as baseline data for big data analysis, raising demand for related core technology as the world enters the 4th Industrial Revolution. To meet those needs, South Korean tech companies are actively applying for patents [...]

Gov’t Passes Legislation Banning Installation of All Cameras at Bathhouses, Restrooms

Gov’t Passes Legislation Banning Installation of All Cameras at Bathhouses, Restrooms

SEOUL, Dec. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — The Cabinet approved a bill Tuesday that calls for banning the installation of all filming or photographing devices at public bathhouses, restrooms and other places vulnerable to privacy violations. The legislation, which the Ministry of the Interior and Safety plans to submit to the National Assembly for approval, is [...]

State-Run Chinese TV Network Puts the Spotlight on CJ Cheil Jedang and South Korea’s Ready-To-Eat Meals

State-Run Chinese TV Network Puts the Spotlight on CJ Cheil Jedang and South Korea’s Ready-To-Eat Meals

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – CJ Cheil Jedang, the food giant and operator of the Bibigo food brand, revealed that China’s leading state-run TV network CCTV (China Central Television) reported October 5 on the popularity of home meal replacements in South Korea. “Previously, home meal replacements amounted to little more than cup noodles, but [...]