Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Korea’s 4IR technology products are introduced to the public

‘NEO’ is a robot railway police that has been developed by FUTUREROBOT Corporation. The robot was introduced to the public during the Korea Innovative...

OECD countries emphasize digital transformation in e-government sector

Minister of the Interior and Safety Kim Boo Kyum emphasizes the importance of digital transformation by actively applying new technologies to the public sector...

Korea’s new satellites about to take off

The new Chollian-2A geostationary weather satellite, to be launched from the Guiana Space Center at Kourou in French Guiana on Dec. 4 (local time),...

Korea to test-launch first homegrown space rocket

Korea’s first homegrown space rocket engine, the Nuri, is to be test-launched in October. (Ministry of Science and ICT) By Jung Joo-ri and Kim Young Shin Korea’s first homegrown...

Facts About Korea website gets new look

The renewed Facts About Korea website will serve as an archive of the errors that were found about Korea, and link to the corrections,...
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Scientists push high-tech farming

An AI discriminator can check the ripeness of each tomato. (Ministry of Science and ICT) By Kim Tae Won and Kim Young Shin  The Ministry of Science and ICT...
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Online video broadens Korean broadcasting

The Korea International Broadcast, Audio & Lighting Equipment Show (KOBA 2018) is held at the COEX convention center in Samseong-dong, Gangnam-gu District, Seoul, from...
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Seoul to launch self-driving buses next year

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport announces that it will build a cooperative intelligent transportation system (C-ITS) across downtown Seoul, in Seoul on...
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Scientists to release hair transplantation machine in 2-3 years

The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute plans to commercialize the hair transplantation machine that it's currently developing in two or three years. The photo...
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Korean gov’t to share farming knowhow across Africa

Agricultural experts from 18 African economies take part in a workshop on the mechanization of farming, at the Rural Development Administration on April 16....
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Seoul to set up ‘soundproof, energy-generating tunnel’

The city of Seoul is to install a soundproof and solar-energy generating tunnel along the Dongbu Expressway. (Seoul Metropolitan Government) By Kim Eun-young and Sohn JiAe A tunnel the...
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Parking at Hangang to become smarter, easier

The Seoul Metropolitan Government will adopt a ‘smart' parking system at 43 parking lots along the Hangang River in the first half of 2019....
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LG, Samsung top global design lists

Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are ranked in first and second place, respectively, in the 'Top 10 Hague Applicants of 2017.' (WIPO) By Jung Joo-ri and Sohn JiAe Korea’s...
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Livestock industry sees new tech horizons

The Rural Development Administration develops an IT-based tool that can check on the health of pregnant pigs by monitoring their body movements in real...
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Curling robot vs. humans

By Jung Joo-ri and Yoon Jihye Video = Park Jang-bhin Icheon l March 8, 2018 A high-tech curling match recently took place between a human team and a specially designed curling...
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Foreign media dub PyeongChang Games as ‘most high-tech Olympics ever’

Media outlets are praising the state-of-the-art tech that was showcased at the 2018 Winter Olympics. The above photo shows a drone delivering the Olympic...
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PyeongChang Olympics to showcase automated robots

KAIST chair professor Oh Jun Ho, head of the robot support team for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, poses beside his...
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Researchers explore Korean dog DNA

Recent research conducted by the Rural Development Administration reveals that dog breeds that originate in Korea, such as the Jindo (진돗개), the Pungsan (풍산개)...
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Weather plane takes flight in Korea

A launch ceremony for Korea's first official government weather plane was held at Gimpo International Airport on Dec. 20. The plane will carry out...
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Endangered soan seahorse bred artificially

The Korea National Park Service (KNPS) announces on Oct. 29 that it has succeeded in artificially breeding the endangered soanseahorse (소안 해마) by raising offspring...

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