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Smart Rescue Drones to Protect Survivors of Sea Accidents

Smart Rescue Drones to Protect Survivors of Sea Accidents

SEOUL, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — Rescue drones developed by a South Korean university research team have successfully passed on-site tests. Researchers from the Korea Aerospace University conducted an on-site drone test at Jumunjin Beach in Gangwon Province, which turned out to be successful. The rescue drones are designed to reach the survivors of an [...]

Gunsan Introduces Drones to Prevent Heat Illnesses Among Farmers

Gunsan Introduces Drones to Prevent Heat Illnesses Among Farmers

GUNSAN, Aug. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Gunsan in North Jeolla Province revealed on Tuesday that it is using drones to patrol farmland to detect any cases of heat-related illness. Drones are being deployed in the summer to locate farmers who are exposed to dangers of heat-related illnesses. If there are seniors working [...]

S. Korea Uses Aerial Drone to Test Artificial Rain Creation

S. Korea Uses Aerial Drone to Test Artificial Rain Creation

SEOUL, Apr. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has used an unmanned aerial drone to test the feasibility of creating artificial rain, the government said Thursday. The experiment conducted by the Korea Aerospace Research Institute (KARI) and the National Institute of Meteorological Sciences (NIMS) used a 200-kilogram TR-60 drone capable of executing vertical takeoffs and [...]

Army Introduces New Forensic Probe System Targeting Drone Crimes

Army Introduces New Forensic Probe System Targeting Drone Crimes

SEOUL, Apr. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s Army has recently established a new forensic investigation system to counter the illicit use of commercial drones for infiltrating and filming military installations, officials said Monday. The armed service’s Central Investigation Group introduced the system for the detailed analysis of crimes and accidents involving drones. It has [...]

Drones to Save as Much as 90 pct of Manpower in Rice Cropping

Drones to Save as Much as 90 pct of Manpower in Rice Cropping

SUWON, Mar. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — Drones are expected to soon become the new ‘right hand’ of farming in South Korea. The Gyeonggi-do Agricultural Research & Extension Services invited 100 agricultural experts and farmers on Wednesday to conduct a demonstration of rice cropping using drones. The institution is also responsible for studying and educating farmers [...]