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Korea Uses Satellites to Maintain Agricultural Produce Freshness During Shipping

Korea Uses Satellites to Maintain Agricultural Produce Freshness During Shipping

JINJU, South Korea, March 17 (Korea Bizwire) – The Foundation of Agricultural Technology Commercialization & Transfer (FACT) is testing a self-developed shipping container maintenance technology that allows for the export of fresh agricultural produce via container ships.  According to officials, 614 kilograms of strawberries from Jinju, South Gyeongsang Province, are being shipped off to Singapore [...]

SK Telecom’s Travelling ICT Experience Center ‘T.um Mobile’ Goes to Barcelona

SK Telecom’s Travelling ICT Experience Center ‘T.um Mobile’ Goes to Barcelona

Seoul, Korea, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) – SK Telecom (NYSE:SKM) today announced that it will bring T.um Mobile, a travelling ICT museum, to Barcelona to provide Spanish children with the chance to experience cutting-edge technologies. T.um Mobile will be opened as part of the Youth Mobile Festival (YoMo) Barcelona at Fira Montjuic, from February 27 [...]

Korean ICT Firms to Show Off New Technology at PyeongChang 2018

Korean ICT Firms to Show Off New Technology at PyeongChang 2018

GANGNEUNG, South Korea, Feb. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – With less than a year left before the PyeongChang 2018 Winter Olympics, officials have unveiled a handful of cutting-edge ICT (information and communications technology) innovations that will be implemented at the games.  KT Corp. the official telecommunications partner for the Olympic games, introduced an augmented reality navigation [...]

S. Korea to Utilize ICT to Revitalize Economy

S. Korea to Utilize ICT to Revitalize Economy

SEOUL, Feb. 15 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea announced a package of measures Wednesday to utilize information and communications technology (ICT) and science technology to revitalize the country’s economy suffering from weak exports and flagging manufacturing sector.  Under the measures discussed in a meeting presided over by Acting President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn, the [...]

IT Superpower? Some Korean Businesses Lack Official Websites

IT Superpower? Some Korean Businesses Lack Official Websites

SEOUL, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) – The percentage of Korean companies that have official websites languishes far below the OECD average, which might lead some to question whether Korea is really an ICT powerhouse.  According to a Digital Economy Outlook report released by OECD on February 12, only 61.3% of Korean enterprises had a website, tied [...]

Bird Flu Fears Urge Officials to Implement ICT-Based AI Prevention System

Bird Flu Fears Urge Officials to Implement ICT-Based AI Prevention System

JINJU, South Korea, Dec. 6 (Korea Bizwire) – Three weeks have passed since the first detection of the H5N6 avian influenza virus in South Korea, but officials are still struggling to contain the outbreak.  Over 4.4 million poultry had been culled as of Tuesday morning, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, [...]

Gyeonggi to Build Energy-Efficient Smart Apartment Complex

Gyeonggi to Build Energy-Efficient Smart Apartment Complex

GOYANG, South Korea, Oct. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – Gyeonggi’s Provincial Government announced Thursday that it will be establishing a smart apartment complex that will help residents boost energy sufficiency.  The endeavor will incorporate energy efficiency and information and communications technologies, with some 1,000 households at the Hoban Vertium Apartment Complex in Goyang benefiting from the [...]

Huawei Joins ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors

Huawei Joins ZigBee Alliance Board of Directors

SHANGHAI, CHINA / DAVIS, CA, Aug. 30 (Korea Bizwire) - The ZigBee Alliance, a non-profit association of companies creating, maintaining and delivering open, global standards for the low-power wireless Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that Huawei — a leading supplier of ICT solutions — has joined the ZigBee Alliance at the Promoter level and accepted a [...]