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Gov’t Launches Real-time Monitoring of Ultrafine Particulate Matter at Subway Stations

Gov’t Launches Real-time Monitoring of Ultrafine Particulate Matter at Subway Stations

SEOUL, April 1 (Korea Bizwire) — The Ministry of Environment and the Korea Environment Corp. (KECO) have started to provide real-time information on the density of ultrafine particulate matter at subway stations across the country through a website and mobile application. Thanks to a revision of the Indoor Air Quality Management Act in April 2019, [...]

Gov’t to Intensify Monitoring of Coronavirus Misinformation

Gov’t to Intensify Monitoring of Coronavirus Misinformation

SEOUL, March 3 (Korea Bizwire) – The South Korean government will step up efforts to contain misleading information online about coronavirus vaccines, as the country begun its mass inoculation program last week. According to the Central Disaster and Safety Countermeasures Headquarters on Wednesday, the Korea Disease Control and Prevention Agency and the Korea Communications Commission [...]

New Tech Allows Monitoring of Blood Vessels Through Smartphone

New Tech Allows Monitoring of Blood Vessels Through Smartphone

GWANGJU, Feb. 3 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korean researchers have developed new technology that enables users to verify whether a stent has become re-stenosed in a blood vessel via a smartphone. A joint research team from Chonnam National University Hospital and Chonnam National University recently announced that they had developed the world’s first monitoring technology [...]

Google to Strengthen Monitoring of Fake News and Illegal Content on YouTube

Google to Strengthen Monitoring of Fake News and Illegal Content on YouTube

SEOUL, July 10 (Korea Bizwire) — Google’s video-sharing platform YouTube will cooperate with South Korea to closely monitor and prevent the spread of fake news and illegal content, South Korea’s telecommunications regulator said Friday, citing a Google executive. Google’s Senior Vice President Neal Mohan made the comments during a videoconference with Han Sang-hyuk, chairman of [...]

S. Korean Researchers Develop Sensor That Monitors Stress Levels in Real-time

S. Korean Researchers Develop Sensor That Monitors Stress Levels in Real-time

SEOUL, Jan. 9 (Korea Bizwire) — A stress-measuring sensor that could be inserted into the human body to measure stress in real-time has been created by a South Korean research team. The Korea Research Foundation announced on Tuesday that a joint research team led by Prof. Kim Tae-il from Sungkyunkwan University and Prof. Choi Young-jin [...]

CCTV Cameras to Take up Monitoring at Military Units

CCTV Cameras to Take up Monitoring at Military Units

SEOUL, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea plans to install unmanned vigilance equipment at major military posts to complement surveillance soldiers in line with an expected reduction in the troop numbers, the state defense acquisition agency said Monday.  The military will gradually put up high-definition security cameras and attach infiltration detection equipment to barbed [...]

Prosecutors Conduct 533 Telecom-Related Monitoring since 2012: Lawmaker

Prosecutors Conduct 533 Telecom-Related Monitoring since 2012: Lawmaker

SEOUL, Sept. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korean prosecutors conducted 533 individual cases of telecommunications-related monitoring through August from 2012, a lawmaker said Tuesday, urging the government to reorganize its privacy-related policies that can better protect the rights of its people.  Around 63 percent of the monitoring was made on request by South Korea’s intelligence [...]