Seoul trials drone-docking smart city light poles to battle illegal parking

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The South Korean capital Seoul is upgrading its stable of smart city light poles with drone-equipped models that will aid officials to battle the problem of illegal parking and monitor traffic snags.

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Joby, SK Telecom, join in South Korean mid-range eVTOL plan

South Korea’s SK Telecom and electric vertical takeoff and landing (eVTOL) aircraft specialist Joby Aviation have announced an agreement to develop advanced air mobility (AAM) ride-sharing services between cities across one of southeast Asia’s most promising next-generation transportation markets.

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Korean Air trims aircraft inspection time by 60% with drone swarms

South Korea’s flag carrier Korean Air has succeeded in deploying multiple drones simultaneously to shorten aircraft inspection time and improve operational stability dramatically. The unprecedented feat was at display at the airline’s headquarters today.

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DJI celebrates store opening with FPV drone video of longboard dancing champ

How do you tell the world about expanding to a new location? Through advertisements in local media? By shooting out emails to relevant subscribers? Maybe you share some posts on social sites? Well, if you’re DJI, you get longboard world champ Jiny Kim to freewheel effortlessly into your new digs.

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Korean Air supplying new hybrid drones to fire and rescue responders

Korean Air is providing fire fighting and rescue services at a popular vacation destination two of its hybrid drones. The craft’s mix of battery and internal combustion power will increase the length of missions flown, and enhance the craft’s resistance to rough weather conditions.

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Anti-COVID-19 drones to find the feverish at South Korean beaches

Officials across the globe have used drones in the fight against the pandemic’s spread. South Korea is adding a new weapon to that anti-coronavirus arsenal from above: detecting people with COVID-19-indicating fevers at beaches this summer.

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