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GPS Device that Tracks Dementia Patients a Huge Success

GPS Device that Tracks Dementia Patients a Huge Success

SEOUL, Sept. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — A GPS device that helps detect the whereabouts of elderly dementia patients was found to be very useful in locating those who had gone missing. According to police officials, all 30 senior dementia patients who received one of the devices were found after being reported missing. The average amount [...]

Taurus Missiles to Start Operation with S. Korean Air Force This Year

Taurus Missiles to Start Operation with S. Korean Air Force This Year

SEOUL, Aug. 9 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea plans to deploy dozens of “jamming proof” air-to-ground guided missiles that can be carried on its F-15K fighters in a bid to bolster its strike capabilities amid mounting military threats from North Korea, military officials said Tuesday.   Dozens of Taurus missiles will be brought in from Germany [...]

Pokémon Go Glitch Attracts Koreans to Sokcho

Pokémon Go Glitch Attracts Koreans to Sokcho

SOKCHO, July 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Koreans are flocking to Sokcho, a coastal city in Gangwon Province, to play a wildly popular new smartphone game. Pokémon Go is a GPS-based augmented reality mobile game that allows players to capture, battle, and train virtual Pokémon that appear in real-world locations.  It was launched in the United States, [...]

Busan Beach Offers Smart Bracelets to Prevent ‘Missing Children’

Busan Beach Offers Smart Bracelets to Prevent ‘Missing Children’

BUSAN, July 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Korea’s most celebrated beach, Haeundae, is offering smart bracelets starting Friday to help parents keep track of their children. More than 26 million people visited the popular vacation spot in 2015, while 16 million visited during the summer holiday season (July – August) alone. With hundreds of thousands of people [...]

U.N. Aviation Agency Voices ‘Grave Concerns’ over N.K. GPS Jamming

U.N. Aviation Agency Voices ‘Grave Concerns’ over N.K. GPS Jamming

SEOUL, June 23 (Korea Bizwire) – United Nations aviation agency has expressed “grave concerns” over North Korea’s attempts to jam GPS signals in the South and decided to send a letter to Pyongyang to warn against such activity that could cause serious safety problems, the foreign ministry said Thursday.  “The International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) [...]

LG UPlus to Help Authorities Track MERS Patients through Cell Phones

LG UPlus to Help Authorities Track MERS Patients through Cell Phones

SEOUL, Jun. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus is set to provide a cell-phone position tracking service to help the Korean government locate the whereabouts of individuals suspected to have the MERS virus, as health authorities are determined to mobilize all measures to contact and manage individuals under suspicion. According to the Ministry of Health [...]

S. Bertram Boosts Performance With Descartes’ Cloud-Based Fleet Management Solution

S. Bertram Boosts Performance With Descartes’ Cloud-Based Fleet Management Solution

WATERLOO, Ontario, Nov. 17 (Korea Bizwire) – Descartes Systems Group (Nasdaq:DSGX) (TSX:DSG), the global leader in uniting logistics-intensive businesses in commerce, announced that S. Bertram, Inc., a premier food-service industry supplier across the North-eastern U.S., has increased efficiency and improved customer service with Descartes’ comprehensive cloud-based fleet management solution that combines route planning, real-time dispatch, GPS-based [...]