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AI to Detect Abnormal Behaviors of Subway Riders in Daejeon

AI to Detect Abnormal Behaviors of Subway Riders in Daejeon

DAEJEON, May 10 (Korea Bizwire) — A new artificial intelligence (AI) system has been developed to monitor the abnormal behaviors of subway passengers in the central city of Daejeon. The Daejeon Metropolitan City Government and the Daejeon Express Transit Corp. jointly announced that the ‘AI Edge System for Urban Railroads’ was selected as a state-backed [...]

5G-based AR Service Successfully Demonstrated in Subway

5G-based AR Service Successfully Demonstrated in Subway

SEOUL, March 11 (Korea Bizwire) — A group of local and foreign researchers have succeeded in demonstrating augmented reality (AR) service at a giga-level speed in a running subway. In a joint study with researchers from Britain, the Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) said Wednesday the successful demonstration of 5G AR service at a [...]

Seoul Metro Replaces Fixed Safety Doors and Advertising Boards with Foldable Emergency Exits

Seoul Metro Replaces Fixed Safety Doors and Advertising Boards with Foldable Emergency Exits

SEOUL, Dec. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — Seoul Metro, the operator of the city’s vast subway system, said Wednesday it had replaced fixed-type safety doors (3,810 units) and advertising boards at the platforms of 132 subway stations encompassing its lines No. 1 to 8 with foldable models that can be used as emergency exits. In particular, [...]

5G Accessibility in Major Subway Lines at Over 75 pct

5G Accessibility in Major Subway Lines at Over 75 pct

SEOUL, Oct. 19 (Korea Bizwire) – The average accessibility of the fifth-generation network in major subway lines in South Korea reached over 75 percent, a lawmaker said Monday, as the country races to boost nationwide coverage. The high-speed network’s accessibility stood at 76.3 percent across 12 subways lines in six major cities across the country, [...]

Seoul Subways to Get Contactless Gates by 2023

Seoul Subways to Get Contactless Gates by 2023

SEOUL, July 2 (Korea Bizwire) — Subways running across South Korea’s capital will get contactless gates that will allow passengers to pass through without directly tagging their cards, the Seoul metropolitan government said Thursday. The city’s subway operator plans to inject 2.9 billion won (US$2.4 million) to set up 556 “tagless gates” at subway stations [...]