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Rental Car Companies Boost Convenience for Long-Term Renters

Rental Car Companies Boost Convenience for Long-Term Renters

SEOUL, April 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Long-term rental cars that do not require vehicle management are gaining popularity as the trend of finding services that maximize convenience is growing in status. The portion of individual users of Lotte Rent-a-Car, which stood at only 21.7 percent in 2014, reached 40.6 percent in 2019, nearly doubling over [...]

Seoul City Initiative Brings IoT Solution to Urban Parking Dilemma

Seoul City Initiative Brings IoT Solution to Urban Parking Dilemma

SEOUL, March 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government (SMG) will apply Internet of Things (IoT) technology to “green parking,” parking spaces created by tearing down residential walls. Through this initiative, the city plans to expand real-time parking sharing services so that individuals can share empty parking places and gain additional income. The green [...]

Avnet Launches New IoT Partner Program at CES 2020 to Accelerate IoT Adoption and Speed Time to Value

Avnet Launches New IoT Partner Program at CES 2020 to Accelerate IoT Adoption and Speed Time to Value

LAS VEGAS, UNITED STATES, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) - At CES 2020, leading global technology solutions provider Avnet (Nasdaq: AVT) is launching a new Partner Program designed to provide developers with a place to build complete IoT solutions, enabling them to scale their business in a quick and cost-effective manner. Using Avnet’s IoTConnect platform, powered by Microsoft’s Azure IoT [...]

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 [...]