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No. 20 (2021.08.31.)

Smart City Issue

2021 World Smart City Expo

 The 5th World Smart City Expo September 8-103 days until Ilsan KINTEX Exhibition Hall 1will be held in In this expo, various conferences are held on smart city-related policies, academic values, practical performance sharing and value spread by experts in various fields of smart city. It consists of various sessions from the first day to the last day, and participation in person or non-face-to-face participation is possible through the WSCE official website and YouTube channel.
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Introduction of the 5th World Smart City Expo
WSCE Conference Main Program Introduction
Smart City Special

MOLIT Minister Noh Hyung-wook, “We will present a future city model through smart city”

December 2021.08.23, XNUMX / MOLIT
 Smart City National pilot smart city City information center and healthcare site inspection located in Sejong
 Minister of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport Noh Hyung-wook visited the smart city sites in Sejong City on August 23, checked the smart city implementation status, and encouraged those involved. First, Minister Roh visited the construction site of the National Pilot Smart City in Sejong, which is being promoted as a national project, and received a report on the progress of the project.

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 In addition, we visited the Sejong City Integrated Urban Information Center to receive a report on the smart city city operation status and plans, and toured the urban situation control room in the center. Minister Roh said, “In the future, the city operation method will be developed from using CCTV image information to a method of integrating and utilizing various city data such as traffic, environment, energy, crime prevention, and medical care.” “Through the Korean version of New Deal 2.0, from next year Dissemination of smart city data hubplan to do, Provides smart city management using data and various convergence servicesWe will do it,” he said. In particular, “By analyzing card payment information, cell phone location, and CCTV information, the existing epidemiological investigation time was reduced from 24 hours to less than 10 minutes based on the smart city data hub model, which became one of the pillars of K-Quarantine. Smart City Epidemiological Investigation Support SystemThis is a good example.”
 Afterwards, the pilot operation was conducted in Sejong City. Demand-response mobility service “Shackle”boarded at the Sejong Government Complex and installed at the Southern Health Center healthcare service Citizens' experience-based smart services were also checked.

1. Demand Response Mobility Service “Shackle”

 A transportation service that enables real-time calls by inputting the departure point and destination regardless of the location of the bus stop
(In Sejong City 1 Living Zone pilot project, '21.4-)
2. healthcare service
 Measure health status (height/weight, blood pressure, body composition, physical strength/posture), receive customized health checkup through mobile phone app, and provide periodic management in connection with hospital
Smart City Policy Project
Smart City Regulatory Sandbox Video Book
2021.08.03. / MOLIT, Korea Agency for Infrastructure Technology Advancement (KAIA)
 The Smart City Regulatory Sandbox is a system that resolves existing regulations so that various innovative technologies and services introduced into smart cities can be freely tested or commercialized under certain conditions. It may still feel unfamiliar.”Let's learn about the "Smart City Regulatory Sandbox System" in an easy and fun video book.
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Introduction to the Smart City Regulatory Sandbox
Smart City Regulatory Sandbox Business Description
[Simcheongjeon] Even the visually impaired can easily and conveniently pay for orders through the app!
[Three Little Pigs] Sharing energy between individualscan buy and sell!
[Rabbit and Tortoise] Take care of your health and go shopping with smart shoes!
[Aladdin] For the safety of smart cities 
You can fly your drone at any time!

MOLIT, the first step towards a digital twin homeland... Selection and presentation of 10 pilot projects

December 2021.08.11, XNUMX / MOLIT
 10 regions selected, KRW 35 billion in support for one year, including KRW 1 billion from the government
 The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport and the Korea Land Information Corporation announced that they have finally selected a total of 10 areas for the digital twin national pilot project, which will be launched for the first time this year, with the announcement of the Korean version of the New Deal. 'Digital Twin National Land' is a Korean version of the New Deal's 10 representative tasks ('20.7). It is a national location-based platform for intelligent management of the land and customized problem solving for people's lives by realizing the same virtual world as the national land in three dimensions. The public competition was divided into two categories: the infrastructure construction project, which is a state subsidy project for local governments, and the balanced development project, which is carried out as a budget project by the Korea Land Information Corporation to minimize the burden on the local governments at the county level and to provide support only to the county area. A virtual space with the concept of a digital twin will be built in the target site selected as a pilot project, and a solution model to solve various urban and social problems tailored to local needs will be demonstrated.

1. Infrastructure project

➊ Incheon Metropolitan City: Establishment of integrated platform for fire response on-site command based on digital twin
➋ Jeju Special Self-Governing Province: Establishment of an open platform for Jeju Environmental Impact Assessment based on digital twin
➌ Jangseong-gun, Jeollanam-do: Yellow City Jangseong! Smart Growth Project
➍ Asan-si, Chungcheongnam-do: Establishment of an intelligent river management system using drones and underground space DB
➎ Uljin-gun, Gyeongbuk: Establishment of digital twin-based coastal road settlement prediction system


2. Balanced power generation project
➊ Namhae-gun, Gyeongnam: A digital land treasure island that you want to find again Namhae 
➋ Jincheon-gun, Chungcheongbuk-do: Establishment of a land development licensing support system in Jincheon-gun 
➌ Gokseong-gun, Jeollanam-do: Establishment of 'Regional Development G-Metaverse' based on digital twin land 
➍ Gijang-gun, Busan: Osiria Tourism Complex Digital Twin Platform 
➎ Jeonbuk Wanju-gun: Jeonbuk Innovation City Digital Twin Land Future City
The selected local governments will receive financial support worth 1 billion won (50 to 3 million won per local government) for the next one year. In addition, by local governments, data and service models of the concept of digital twins will be built, and services that can be simulated will be combined to solve local issues.

Smart City Policy Trend

MOLIT, pizza delivery in the 'non-face-to-face era' “with self-flying drones”

December 2021.08.20, XNUMX / MOLIT

 Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport is a domestic drone company 'P Square' and a global pizza chain. 'Domino's Pizza'Sejong City announced that it would start commercializing pizza drone delivery from August 21 through collaboration with Consumers who want to deliver pizza by drone delivery can check the location of the drone and receive it in real time through their mobile device by placing an order using the official delivery app near Sejong Lake Park. In the meantime, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport has been developing and demonstrating services using drones in various fields, such as designation of 「Special Drone Free Zone」, 「Drone Control Sandbox Project」, and 「Drone Demonstration City」 to foster the domestic drone industry. In particular, we are providing systematic support such as system easing, financial support, and supply-demand matching in order to strengthen the international competitiveness of drones developed with domestic technology and to create new services.

Incheon City, twin virtual cities protect citizens' lives and property from fire

2021.08.12. / Incheon City
 On August 10, Incheon Metropolitan City announced that the 'Digital Twin-based Fire Response On-Site Command Integrated Platform Construction Project' was finally selected for the 'Digital Twin Land Local Government Demonstration Project' promoted by the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport as part of the Korean version of the New Deal project. said. The city has already introduced and operated the nation's first GIS platform in 2013, and based on its know-how, in 2019, it is building a three-dimensional digital virtual city to promote digital twin administration optimized for Incheon. In the field of firefighting, as part of the digital twin expansion and GIS data dam construction project in 3, we have implemented and used the 'on-site dispatch service for dispatch vehicles' together with the Industrial Fire Department. will be upgraded to a user-friendly platform.

Chungcheong-do to build an artificial intelligence-metaverse convergence ecosystem

2021.08.09. / Sejong City, Daejeon City, Chungnam Province, Chungbuk Province

 The four metropolitan governments in the Chungcheong region and the Daedeok Innopolis research institute are joining forces to build an artificial intelligence/metaverse ecosystem in the Chungcheong region. In order to create an artificial intelligence/metaverse ecosystem that utilizes the characteristics and strengths of the Chungcheong region, the four local governments are the Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), the Korea Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), and the Republic of Korea.In cooperation with research institutes in Daedeok Innopolis such as the Institute of Science and Technology Information (KISTI), an expert council was formed. The council includes each necessary for the convergence of artificial intelligence and metaverse, such as artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR), augmented reality (AR), block chain, Internet of Things (IoT), digital twin, 5G, supercomputing, data, and content. An expert in element technology participates.

In the future, the council plans to form a promotion team in cooperation with domestic and foreign IT companies, including research institutes by field such as Korea Institute of Machinery and Materials, Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology, Korea Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute, Korea Energy Research Institute, and Korea Aerospace Research Institute.

Ulsan City, 「Smart City Creation and Operation Ordinance」 Legislative Notice

2021.08.05. / Ulsan City

 Ulsan City announced on August 5 that it would make an advance notice of legislation on the 「Smart City Creation and Operation Ordinance」 to improve the quality of life of citizens and urban competitiveness and to contribute to the realization of a sustainable city.

The main contents of the ordinance include smart city planning, smart city infrastructure, smart city integrated operation center, smart city business council, and smart city industry fostering and support.

First, establish the basic direction, goal, and promotion strategy for smart city construction, and establish a smart city plan every five years, including the creation and management of smart city infrastructure suitable for Ulsan’s regional characteristics and status, and provision of smart city services. did.

In addition, a management and operation plan to efficiently manage smart city infrastructure was established, and a smart city integrated operation center was installed to link and integrate information systems for each smart city service sector to establish a cooperative system with related organizations.

Smart City News
Busan Eco Delta Smart City Startup Innovation Support Space, Urban Tech House Recruitment 
  • Recruitment period: 2021.9.3.(Fri)-9.15.(Wed) 17:00
  • Eligibility: Domestic SMEs, ventures and smart businesses, universities, industry-university research institutes, affiliated research institutes, etc.
  • How to apply: Online application via e-mail (
Recruitment of new member companies of 2021 Smart City Convergence Alliance
  • Application Period: Anytime
  • How to apply: Online email submission (
  • Recruitment target: Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), venture companies, mid-sized companies, large corporations, and public/related institutions directly or indirectly related to the smart city industry, which have smart city services and solutions
Smart City Literature

Smart City Challenge Project Case Study: Based on Suwon Smart City New 1794 Project

Chang-Jin Yoon, Eung-Kyo Seo, Tae-Hyeong Kim

Korea Information Systems Society Information Systems Research, Vol. 30 No. 2 (2021) pp.243-259 / 044-417-9668