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Researchers Develop IoT Technology to Monitor Location of Fishing Nets

Researchers Develop IoT Technology to Monitor Location of Fishing Nets

SEOUL, Nov. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean research team has developed a new technology that enables remote real-time monitoring of the location and owner of fishing nets via electronic tags. The Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST) said Thursday that it will carry out a marine demonstration test for the commercialization of [...]

LG Uplus, Hyundai Elevator Apply IoT Technology to Prevent Falls

LG Uplus, Hyundai Elevator Apply IoT Technology to Prevent Falls

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — LG Uplus Corp., a major wireless carrier, and Hyundai Elevator Co., South Korea’s No. 1 lift manufacturer, announced on Tuesday that they will distribute safety devices that make use of Internet of Things (IoT) technology to elevator installation workers. After signing a business agreement early this year, the two [...]

Samsung SmartThings Tops 10 mln Mark for Connected Devices

Samsung SmartThings Tops 10 mln Mark for Connected Devices

SEOUL, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Samsung Electronics Co. said Wednesday that the number of home electronics devices worldwide connected to its SmartThings platform had exceeded the 10 million milestone as of Sept. 12. SmartThings, released in 2018, is a smart home platform that connects a wide range of Samsung home appliances through Internet of [...]

Zigbang Completes Acquisition of Home IoT Business from Samsung SDS

Zigbang Completes Acquisition of Home IoT Business from Samsung SDS

SEOUL, July 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s app-based home-finding platform Zigbang Co. has completed its acquisition of Samsung SDS Co’s home internet of things (IoT) division. The company announced on Thursday that it took over home IoT business-related intellectual property rights and business rights for major sales, production and contracts from the Korean and [...]

Seoul City to Expand IoT-harnessed Monitoring Program to Prevent Unattended Deaths

Seoul City to Expand IoT-harnessed Monitoring Program to Prevent Unattended Deaths

SEOUL, May 2 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul city government will put an additional 2,000 single-person households on a special program that harnesses Internet of Things (IoT) technology to monitor and prevent unattended deaths, officials said Monday. Since late 2020, the city has been operating the “smart plug” program, under which the amounts of electricity [...]

IoT Market Worth $650.5 Billion by 2026 – Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

IoT Market Worth $650.5 Billion by 2026 – Exclusive Report by MarketsandMarkets™

Northbrook, IL , April 6 (Korea Bizwire) — According to a new market research report “IoT Market with COVID-19 analysis by Component (Hardware, Software Solutions and Services), Organization Size, Focus Area (Smart Manufacturing, Smart Energy and Utilities, and Smart Retail) and Region – Global Forecast to 2026 ” published by MarketsandMarkets™, the global IoT market size is expected [...]

Gangbuk District to Prevent Solitary Death Through Installation of ‘Smart Plugs’

Gangbuk District to Prevent Solitary Death Through Installation of ‘Smart Plugs’

SEOUL, Feb. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Gangbuk District Office in Seoul said Wednesday that it will check the safety of the single-person households at risk of solitary death by installing ‘smart plugs’ that make use of Internet of Things (IoT) technologies. Officials at the district’s community service centers will visit households and install the devices [...]

Secure IoT Device Updates Using Mender.io and Azure IoT Hub

Secure IoT Device Updates Using Mender.io and Azure IoT Hub

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — Mender.io (a Northern.tech solution) has released a new integration with Microsoft Azure IoT Hub. Mender.io is the market-leading OTA software updates management solution for connected devices.  Intended for IoT product managers, software architects and embedded developers, this new Azure integration offers provisioning of devices in the Mender server by automatically connecting them [...]

Lantronix Launches Application-Specific Industrial IoT Solutions Based on Its New G520 Series Cellular Gateways

Lantronix Launches Application-Specific Industrial IoT Solutions Based on Its New G520 Series Cellular Gateways

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 1 (Korea Bizwire) – Lantronix Inc. (NASDAQ: LTRX), a global provider of secure turnkey solutions for intelligent IT and Internet of Things (IoT), today announced its launch of application-specific industrial IoT solutions that address concerns in Industry 4.0, Security and Transport markets with its G520 Series Smart cellular IoT devices and services. Now available are the [...]

Tech Brings Quality of Care Service Upgrade to Elderly Living in Public Rental Houses

Tech Brings Quality of Care Service Upgrade to Elderly Living in Public Rental Houses

SEJONG, Nov. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — Plans are underway to introduce a new residential service that uses artificial intelligence (AI) and Internet of Things (IoT) technology to ensure the health and safety of the elderly living in public rental houses. The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport and the Korea Land & Housing Corp. jointly [...]