Republic of Korea

This South Korean company has built a 5G search and rescue airship

A North Korean village is seen near the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating North Korea and South Korea, in this picture taken from an observation post in South Korea, just south of the DMZ in Paju, north of Seoul April 7, 2013. China deplored rising tension on the Korean peninsula on Sunday but said its embassy was operating normally in the North Korean capital and it asked authorities there to ensure its diplomats and other citizens were kept safe.  REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won (SOUTH KOREA - Tags: MILITARY POLITICS)

5G will be a huge step-up for a host of technologies. Image: REUTERS/Lee Jae-Won

Douglas Broom
Senior Writer, Forum Agenda
The Big Picture
Explore and monitor how Republic of Korea is affecting economies, industries and global issues
A hand holding a looking glass by a lake
Crowdsource Innovation
Get involved with our crowdsourced digital platform to deliver impact at scale
Stay up to date:

Republic of Korea

The Skyship carries drones, robots and cameras. Image: KT Corp
Have you read?
Image: KT Corp
The airship’s robots search for casualties and connect them to medics via video. Image: KT Corp
Don't miss any update on this topic

Create a free account and access your personalized content collection with our latest publications and analyses.

Sign up for free

License and Republishing

World Economic Forum articles may be republished in accordance with the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International Public License, and in accordance with our Terms of Use.

The views expressed in this article are those of the author alone and not the World Economic Forum.

Related topics:
Republic of KoreaArtificial IntelligenceHealth and HealthcareFourth Industrial Revolution
World Economic Forum logo
Global Agenda

The Agenda Weekly

A weekly update of the most important issues driving the global agenda

Subscribe today

You can unsubscribe at any time using the link in our emails. For more details, review our privacy policy.

This Asian nation will give families $770 a month for one year to have a baby

Annalisa Merelli

April 3, 2023


About Us



Partners & Members

  • Join Us

Language Editions

Privacy Policy & Terms of Service

© 2023 World Economic Forum