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Smart Technology Using Drones and Satellites Brings Evolution to Maps

Smart Technology Using Drones and Satellites Brings Evolution to Maps

SEOUL, Oct. 18 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and the National Geographic Information Institute on Monday unveiled high-precision satellite images and the process of making high-precision maps. Drones play an important role in land surveying. The introduction of exclusive drones mounted with high-resolution cameras has contributed to improving both precision [...]

Jeju Beach Deploys Drones for Safety Management

Jeju Beach Deploys Drones for Safety Management

JEJU, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Drones are being deployed by beaches in the southern resort island of Jeju as the newest members of their lifeguard teams. The Jeju provincial government announced that it was deploying hydrogen drones capable of flying longer than two hours at Hamdeok Beach on Monday to monitor hazardous zones in real-time. The [...]

Convenience Store Chains to Introduce Limited Drone Delivery Service in Leisure Destinations

Convenience Store Chains to Introduce Limited Drone Delivery Service in Leisure Destinations

SEOUL, July 6 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean convenience chains said Wednesday they plan to introduce limited drone delivery services in selected stores in leisure destinations, as competition to provide faster deliveries heats up. BGF Retail, the operator of CU convenience stores, said Wednesday it will start offering drone deliveries from its store in the [...]

Doosan Mobility to Push for Drone-related ODA Projects

Doosan Mobility to Push for Drone-related ODA Projects

SEOUL, Sept. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — Doosan Mobility Innovation (DMI), a South Korean drone maker, said Thursday that it has signed a preliminary deal with local drone solution provider AIRON Corp. to push for official development assistance (ODA) projects with drones. Under the deal, the two companies plan to provide hydrogen-propelled drones to developing countries [...]