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S. Chungcheong Province Develops ‘Welfare Smart City’

S. Chungcheong Province Develops ‘Welfare Smart City’

HONGSEONG, Jan. 16 (Korea Bizwire) — The government of South Chungcheong Province held a final briefing regarding strategies for so-called ‘smart city’ projects on Tuesday. The province is pushing to establish a welfare city for elders, digital underdogs. The smart city will utilize IoT and ICT to solve regional problems related to the environment, industry, [...]

N. Korea Ideal for Construction of Smart Cities, Seoul Scholar Says

N. Korea Ideal for Construction of Smart Cities, Seoul Scholar Says

SEOUL, Oct. 30 (Korea Bizwire) — North Korea is an ideal location for the construction of smart cities, a South Korean expert has said, proposing concrete measures to boost inter-Korean economic cooperation. Min Kyung-tae, a North Korea expert at the Seoul-based Yeosijae, Future Consensus Institute, said that it is very efficient to build smart cities [...]

Sejong to Transform into a Futuristic “Smart City” with Emphasis on Healthcare and the Environment

Sejong to Transform into a Futuristic “Smart City” with Emphasis on Healthcare and the Environment

SEOUL, Jul. 17 (Korea Bizwire) — Sejong, South Korea’s central administrative city, will soon transform into a futuristic high-tech municipality having been designated by the government as a trial space where all aspects of daily life will be incorporated with high technology, the likes of which are commonly found in science fiction films. Yesterday at [...]

Daegu to Establish 5G-based Services

Daegu to Establish 5G-based Services

DAEGU, May 24 (Korea Bizwire) — The city of Daegu will be participating in a government project that aims to develop services that would create high-tech infrastructure based on 5th-Generation Wireless Systems (5G), allowing for autonomous vehicles and a “smarter city.” The local government of Korea’s fourth largest city announced yesterday that its consortium had [...]

Telenor Group and Cisco Sign Strategic Agreement to Collaborate on IoT, Smart Cities, Security and Data Analytics

Telenor Group and Cisco Sign Strategic Agreement to Collaborate on IoT, Smart Cities, Security and Data Analytics

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 27 (Korea Bizwire) — Mobile World Congress — Telenor Group and Cisco today announced they have signed a Joint Purpose Agreement (JPA) to collaborate on enhancing end customer experiences with data analysis, IoT, Smart City, and security solutions. The joint effort aims to accelerate Telenor Group’s continued transformation and digitization drive, and [...]

The DigitalTown SmartWeb

The DigitalTown SmartWeb

SEATTLE, Feb. 13 (Korea Bizwire) —  DigitalTown, Inc. (OTC:DGTW), the leading provider of People-centric Solutions for Smart Cities, provided a condensed update on the status of the SmartWeb initiative and the start of Blockchain tokenization of the Company’s domain name portfolio. In May 2017, DigitalTown launched an initiative called SmartWeb to make an Internet that [...]

Digital Eternity for Netizens

Digital Eternity for Netizens

SEATTLE, Sept. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — DigitalTown, Inc. (OTC PINK:DGTW), a leading provider of smart city platform solutions, announced today the launch of permanent digital addresses for Netizens who are legal residents concurrent with the start of the rollout of their Blockchain based Smart City Platform across more than 20,000 of the world’s largest cities. [...]

Moon Administration’s Urban Renewal-Centered “New Deal” Offered 57 Different Ways

Moon Administration’s Urban Renewal-Centered “New Deal” Offered 57 Different Ways

SEJONG, Sept. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – Glimpses of the future – 57 to be exact – were distributed by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport to regional (metropolitan, provincial and special) governments on September 14. President Moon’s “New Deal”, a promise of urban renewal, was one of his core campaign proposals, and the 57 [...]

S. Korea to Start Building ‘Smart city’ in Kuwait in 2019

S. Korea to Start Building ‘Smart city’ in Kuwait in 2019

SEOUL, Apr. 4 (Korea Bizwire) — A consortium of South Korean construction companies will start building an eco-friendly residential city in Kuwait in 2019, the infrastructure ministry said Monday. The builders’ consortium led by POSCO A&C and Hyundai Architects and Engineers Associates Co. plans to build the “smart city” which is environmentally friendly, well-organized and [...]

Hitachi Unveils New Video Analytics Software to Deliver Operational Intelligence and Security Insights for Smart Cities and Digital Enterprises

Hitachi Unveils New Video Analytics Software to Deliver Operational Intelligence and Security Insights for Smart Cities and Digital Enterprises

SANTA CLARA, CA, Feb. 9 (Korea Bizwire) –  Hitachi Insight Group, which is responsible for driving the global unified internet of things (IoT) business and go-to-market (GTM) strategy for Hitachi, Ltd. (TSE: 6501), today unveiled new video analytics software to enhance and extend its Smart City and Public Safety solutions portfolio. Hitachi Video Analytics (HVA) [...]