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Rail Institute Develops Unmanned Safety Check System for Railroad Facilities

Rail Institute Develops Unmanned Safety Check System for Railroad Facilities

SEOUL, May 6 (Korea Bizwire) — The Korea Railroad Research Institute said it has developed an unmanned automated system that monitors the safety of railroad facilities like bridges, using drones and artificial intelligence (AI) technology. The system consists of drones, a mobile control center that operates the drones and software that automatically analyzes and detects [...]

Seoul City Maps Out Plan to Ensure Safety of Pedestrians Around Drive-thru Stores

Seoul City Maps Out Plan to Ensure Safety of Pedestrians Around Drive-thru Stores

SEOUL, Dec. 8 (Korea Bizwire) — The Seoul Metropolitan Government said Monday that it had mapped out a string of measures to ensure the safety of pedestrians around drive-thru stores that will take effect from this month. Drive-thrus are a common type of take-out service that allow customers to purchase products without leaving their cars. [...]

Builders Beef Up ‘Safety Investment’ Ahead of Enforcement of Severe Disaster Law

Builders Beef Up ‘Safety Investment’ Ahead of Enforcement of Severe Disaster Law

SEOUL, June 1 (Korea Bizwire) — Ahead of the enforcement of the so-called severe disaster law, which is slated to take effect next January, South Korea’s major construction companies are beefing up investment in safety. Under the new legislation, business owners or CEOs are subject to at least one year in prison or up to [...]

Seoul District Launches Urban Street Galleries to Prevent Crime

Seoul District Launches Urban Street Galleries to Prevent Crime

SEOUL, March 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul’s Seocho District has established a city gallery to decorate a secluded area with lights and paintings. The district’s new gallery, located in the underground walkway that connects Yangjaecheon Bridge and Express Bus Terminal Station, uses augmented reality (AR) technology to communicate with visitors and residents. The gallery is [...]