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Automation, Self-Service Piloted Across Convenience Stores, Restaurants

Automation, Self-Service Piloted Across Convenience Stores, Restaurants

SEOUL, March 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Changes are occurring rapidly in the service industry as the minimum wage hike implemented this year has spurred on efforts to scale back labor costs. While convenience store chains are expeditiously implementing automated stores, dining establishments are actively experimenting with expanded self-service and self-checkout policies.  Per industry insiders, Emart [...]

Seongnam to Establish Korea’s First District for Self-Driving Cars

Seongnam to Establish Korea’s First District for Self-Driving Cars

SEONGNAM, South Korea, Oct. 20 (Korea Bizwire) – Five government and commercial institutions – Gyeonggi Provincial Government, Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport, Korea Land and Geospatial InformatiX Corporation (LX), KT, and BMW – announced on Wednesday an agreement to establish a self-driving test site in Seongnam, a suburb of Seoul.  The site will be [...]

KT to Develop 5G Technology Complex in Pangyo

KT to Develop 5G Technology Complex in Pangyo

SEOUL, March 31 (Korea Bizwire) — Pangyo district in Seongnam city will be developed into a 5G networked model complex by KT. Upon the completion of the Gyeonggi Creative Economy Innovation Center, KT’s support center for ICT venture companies, the company decided to establish a 5G network in Pangyo Techno Valley. KT will also establish facilities [...]

First Tram Line in Korea to Be Built in Pangyo Techno Valley

First Tram Line in Korea to Be Built in Pangyo Techno Valley

SEONGNAM, Sep. 24 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea constructs its first electric tram line in Seongnam City, Gyeonggi Province. Expected to be completed by 2015, the trams that will run for one-point-five kilometers link Pangyo Station to Techno Valley, a district in the satellite city of Pangyo Regarding the tram line, Gyeonggi Governor Nam Kyung-pil [...]

[Quote] Pangyo to Become Korea’s Silicon Valley…Finance Minister

[Quote] Pangyo to Become Korea’s Silicon Valley…Finance Minister

“South Korean government will nurture Pangyo as a Silicon Valley of Korea, will create a space for industry, academy, and research communities to interact with each other in Pangyo Techno Valley, while forming a fund for dedicated R&D projects.” “We have to create a new success formula in response and that can be found in creative economy. [...]

Celanese Commercial Technology Center Opens in Pangyo, South Korea

Celanese Commercial Technology Center Opens in Pangyo, South Korea

DALLAS and SEOUL, May 19 (Korea Bizwire) – Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), a global technology and specialty materials company, today announced the opening of the new Celanese Commercial Technology Center in the high technology valley of Pangyo, Republic of Korea. The research and development center will support the growth of Celanese customers in South Korea, [...]