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Hyundai Motor Group Develops World’s First Automatic Gear Shift System

Hyundai Motor Group Develops World’s First Automatic Gear Shift System

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. and its affiliate Kia Motors Corp. announced Thursday the development of the world’s first predictive Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Connected Shift System, enabling a vehicle to automatically shift to the optimal gear after identifying the road and traffic conditions ahead. The two companies have submitted [...]

Nascent ‘Pet Tech’ Market Growing Steadily

Nascent ‘Pet Tech’ Market Growing Steadily

SEOUL, Oct. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — Advanced information and communication technology (ICT) for companion animals is spreading. The Institute of Information and Communications Technology Planning and Evaluation (IITP) said in a recent report that with an increase in the development of devices and systems related to pets incorporating technologies based on the Fourth Industrial Revolution [...]

Rural Development Administration Develops Smart Livestock Management System

Rural Development Administration Develops Smart Livestock Management System

SEJONG, Apr. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — The Rural Development Administration (RDA) has developed a new livestock management system that uses information and communication technology (ICT) to allow for the management of livestock anywhere at any time. “Previously, the lack of systems that integrate various devices has forced farmers to use different, unsynchronized programs,” said RDA [...]

SK Telecom, Shinsegae Join Hands on Future Retail Model

SK Telecom, Shinsegae Join Hands on Future Retail Model

SEOUL, Apr. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean mobile carrier SK Telecom Co. said Tuesday it will collaborate with retail giant Shinsegae to develop a next-generation retail business model based on 5G and an advanced ICT platform. SK Telecom and Shinsegae I&C Co., Shinsegae’s IT subsidiary, signed a memorandum of understanding to develop a new [...]

Smart Street Lights Coming in 2023

Smart Street Lights Coming in 2023

SEOUL, Apr. 2 (Korea Bizwire) — A “Smart Street Light System” will be developed by 2023, which will attach sensors to street lamps erected close to the road and relay road information collected to vehicles and road facilities. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announced on Monday that it would hold an research and [...]

Sejong to Transform into a Futuristic “Smart City” with Emphasis on Healthcare and the Environment

Sejong to Transform into a Futuristic “Smart City” with Emphasis on Healthcare and the Environment

SEOUL, Jul. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Sejong, South Korea’s central administrative city, will soon transform into a futuristic high-tech municipality having been designated by the government as a trial space where all aspects of daily life will be incorporated with high technology, the likes of which are commonly found in science fiction films. Yesterday at [...]