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Seoul Supports Pilot Projects for Delivery Robots and Real-time Monitoring of Underground Water

Seoul Supports Pilot Projects for Delivery Robots and Real-time Monitoring of Underground Water

SEOUL, Sept. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Soon, one will be able to meet delivery robots that deliver food and parcels in Seoul. The Seoul Metropolitan Government will support the demonstration of delivery robots and Internet of Things (IoT)-based water management systems using self-driving technology for up to one year starting in October. Delivery robots and [...]

Seoul to Expand IoT Care Service for Seniors Living Alone

Seoul to Expand IoT Care Service for Seniors Living Alone

SEOUL, Sept. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The government of Seoul said Wednesday it will more than double the number of elderly people benefiting from its online care service based on Internet of Things (IoT) technology. The metropolitan government last year launched the IoT service for 2,800 households to better care for senior citizens living alone [...]

IFA 2019: AI, 5G and IoT to Shape Digital Future

IFA 2019: AI, 5G and IoT to Shape Digital Future

BERLIN, Sept. 6 (Korea Bizwire) — Artificial intelligence (AI), 5G and Internet of Things (IoT) will be the key technology trends at IFA, one of the leading shows for home appliances and consumer electronics, industry officials said. IFA, Europe’s largest technology show, kicked off in Berlin on Friday for a six-day run, bringing together nearly [...]

FIDO Alliance Announces New Identity Verification and IoT Initiatives to Expand the Reach and Impact of FIDO Authentication

FIDO Alliance Announces New Identity Verification and IoT Initiatives to Expand the Reach and Impact of FIDO Authentication

WASHINGTON, Jun. 26 (Korea Bizwire) — IDENTIVERSE – The FIDO Alliance today announced two new standards and certification initiatives in identity verification and the Internet of Things (IoT). These initiatives build upon the Alliance’s ongoing focus on driving the efficacy and market adoption of FIDO Authentication by addressing adjacent technology areas that leave security vulnerabilities [...]

IoT Devices for Factory Machinery Will Raise Chattel Mortgage Values

IoT Devices for Factory Machinery Will Raise Chattel Mortgage Values

SEOUL, May 20 (Korea Bizwire) — Following the enactment of a new provision that enables value appreciation of chattel mortgages, for items such as factory machinery, when Internet of Things (IoT) systems are in place to manage them, South Korean banks are offering various IoT-based mortgage loan products and services. The Korea Federation of Banks [...]

S. Korean Security Industry Scrambles to Incorporate Unmanned Technology

S. Korean Security Industry Scrambles to Incorporate Unmanned Technology

SEOUL, May 14 (Korea Bizwire) – The security industry, traditionally known as one of the most labor-intensive sectors, is using artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) technology to evolve in the age of the Fourth Industrial Revolution. S-1 Corp., a South Korean security firm and an affiliate of Samsung Group, is offering new [...]

Xiaomi and Light Announce Joint Development Partnership

Xiaomi and Light Announce Joint Development Partnership

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 25 (Korea Bizwire) — Light, the leader in advanced computational imaging, and Xiaomi Corporation, an internet company with smartphones and smart hardware connected by an Internet of Things (IoT) platform at its core, today announced the signing of an agreement to jointly develop and market new imaging solutions for smartphones. The partnership [...]

Gov’t Turns to Technology for New Public Service Initiatives

Gov’t Turns to Technology for New Public Service Initiatives

SEOUL, Feb. 21 (Korea Bizwire) — The South Korean government plans to provide a 24-hour civil consultation service, protect victims of crimes using Internet of Things (IoT) technology, and develop a blockchain-based customs system for exporting products. South Korea’s Ministry of Public Administration and Safety announced on Wednesday that it had selected three projects to [...]

Harley-Davidson to Redefine Riding with IBM Cloud

Harley-Davidson to Redefine Riding with IBM Cloud

SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — IBM Think — Harley-Davidson Motor Company (NYSE: HOG) and IBM (NYSE: IBM) today unveiled how cloud, IoT and AI technologies will reimagine the everyday experience of riding. The new experiences will arrive courtesy of the iconic American motorcycle manufacturer’s first electric motorcycle, LiveWire™, and will transform the motorcycle industry over the [...]

SK Telecom Showcases Smart Office Based on 5G, AI

SK Telecom Showcases Smart Office Based on 5G, AI

SEOUL, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co. introduced a smart office based on the 5G network Wednesday, showcasing how the latest ICT technology can empower digital workplaces and enhance productivity. The nation’s top mobile carrier last month opened the smart office in a new skyscraper in downtown Seoul, which adopted cutting-edge technologies, including [...]