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KAIST to Hold AI World Cup for University Students

KAIST to Hold AI World Cup for University Students

SEOUL, Jul. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — A South Korean university will host the world’s very first Artificial Intelligence World Cup later this year, which will see teams consisting of South Korean university students with artificial intelligence algorithm programs competing in multiple events, ranging from AI-based football and sports commentary to writing articles based on the outcome [...]

Traffic Management System for Low-Altitude Drones to be Developed

Traffic Management System for Low-Altitude Drones to be Developed

SEOUL, May 29 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korea Agency for Infrastructure Technology Advancement (KAIA) has been selected to develop a traffic management system for low-altitude drones, as growing demand for unmanned aerial vehicles in South Korea calls for appropriate measures to secure safety. The organization that operates under the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport will [...]

Kakao Joins Hands With Scholars To Develop AI Tech

Kakao Joins Hands With Scholars To Develop AI Tech

SEOUL, April 10 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s top mobile messenger operator Kakao Corp. said Monday it has joined forces with scholars to develop Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology as part of a broader effort to tap deeper into the prospective market. Under an agreement with Seoul National University, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology [...]

Warm Reception as Top University KAIST Installs Karaoke Booths on Campus

Warm Reception as Top University KAIST Installs Karaoke Booths on Campus

SEOUL, March 23 (Korea Bizwire) – The karaoke booths which opened last month on the KAIST campus are attracting wide attention, as students flock to them to relieve stress and enjoy themselves between study sessions. The unmanned entertainment system called ‘coin singing rooms’ allow students to sing two songs for just 500 won. These facilities, [...]

New Emulsion Technique Mixes Water and Oil without Chemicals

New Emulsion Technique Mixes Water and Oil without Chemicals

DAEJEON, Feb. 7 (Korea Bizwire) – A team of KAIST researchers announced Tuesday the development of a new emulsion technique that makes use of physical force instead of chemical compounds.  Because oil floats on water due to its lower density, dispersants, or surfactants, are required to make oil particles water-soluble. These compounds, however, have often [...]

S. Korean Scientists Develop New Advanced Material for Lithium-Ion Battery

S. Korean Scientists Develop New Advanced Material for Lithium-Ion Battery

SEOUL, June 20 (Korea Bizwire) – A team of South Korean researchers has developed a new type of graphene for lithium-ion batteries that can be recharged at a faster rate than conventional ones with no risk of reduced capacity, they said Monday. Conventional graphene is a two-dimensional atom-thin sheet of carbon that is commonly produced [...]

Korean University to Collect Biosignals to Prevent Suicide

Korean University to Collect Biosignals to Prevent Suicide

SEOUL, May 26 (Korea Bizwire) – KAIST (the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) is measuring its students’ biosignals in an effort to prevent suicide. According to the university’s KI Health Science Research Institute, wearable devices that can measure biosignals were distributed to 350 students, starting in April. The institute is operating a pilot project that [...]