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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) [...]

S. Korea Pushes to Build ‘Smart City’ in Cambodia

S. Korea Pushes to Build ‘Smart City’ in Cambodia

SEJONG, Aug. 16 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea will push to build a highly efficient and eco-friendly city in Cambodia using its latest information technology, and support the Southeast Asian nation’s public housing program, the government said Monday.  South Korea’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transportation, and its Cambodian counterpart will sign a memorandum of [...]

Korean IoT Market to See 38% Annual Growth, Reach ₩17 Trillion by 2020

Korean IoT Market to See 38% Annual Growth, Reach ₩17 Trillion by 2020

SEOUL, July 13 (Korea Bizwire) – According to a Hyundai Research Institute report entitled ‘The Trend of Promising Industries Related to Internet of Things (IoT)’ revealed on July 12, the global IoT market is expected to swell from $300 billion in 2015 to $1 trillion by 2020, with 28.8 percent annual growth. For South Korea, experts foresee [...]

Singapore Takes the Lead in Integrated Urban Solutions

Singapore Takes the Lead in Integrated Urban Solutions

World Cities Summit, Singapore International Water Week, and CleanEnviro Summit Singapore to drive innovation, co-creation, and sharing of solutions across urban development, water, and waste management in June Singapore, Apr 16, 2014 (Korea Bizwire) – Singapore is once again taking the lead to encourage governments and industry to come together to share and co-create solutions with [...]

[China Report] China Is Betting Big on IoT and Smart City Projects

[China Report] China Is Betting Big on IoT and Smart City Projects

SEOUL, Korea, April 6 (Korea Bizwire) –The Strategic Alliance of Smart City Industrial Technology Innovation, an organization under the Chinese Ministry of Industry and Information Technology, will create a fund of 50 billion yuan (US$8.05 billion). The gigantic fund, to be formed by June this year, will be used to pay for programs including smart city traffic [...]