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AI to Speed Up 119 Emergency Call Processing

AI to Speed Up 119 Emergency Call Processing

DAEJEON, April 9 (Korea Bizwire) — The state-funded Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute said Thursday that it has completed setting up an artificial intelligence (AI)-based 119 emergency call reporting system at the Gasuwon Safety Center in the Daejeon Fire Headquarters and begun assessment tests. 119 is a fire and ambulance emergency number in South Korea. [...]

Higher Fines for False 119 Emergency Calls

Higher Fines for False 119 Emergency Calls

SEOUL, Jan. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — False reports to 119, the fire and ambulance emergency number, will soon be punished by higher fines. The National Fire Agency announced that new regulations will come into force this Thursday. The new regulations will penalize false emergency reports with a 2 million won (US$1,810) for an initial violation, [...]