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[CUBE NEWS] The Future of Blockchain 3. Utilization of Blockchain Technology | 블록체인의 미래 3. 블록체인 기술의 활용 현황

3. Utilization of Blockchain Technology
So how long will it take for blockchain technology to become widely used in our society? Experts predict that it will take more than five years for blockchain technology to peak in most industries. Gartner, a U.S. IT market research and consulting firm, said in its 2017 Blockchain Heap Cycle report that the market and public interest in blockchain-related technologies such as distributed ledgers, virtual currency wallets and consensus algorithms are at its peak. In addition, most IT consulting agencies predict that blockchain technology will reach the peak of innovation in two to three years, and be commercialized in five to 10 years, so that stable services can be delivered around 2025. Among the areas where blockchain technology can be used especially effectively are financial areas such as banks and investment services, health care including insurance and health care, logistics and distribution sectors and public services.
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[CUBE PAPER] Development of Sejong-LA and Smart City to Expand Exchanges | 세종-LA, 스마트시티 분야 교류 확대 추진

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[Development of Sejong-LA and Smart City to Expand Exchanges]

Chungcheong News
Choi Hyung Soon

Lee Kang-jin, vice mayor for political affairs at Sejong City, met with Ted Ross, deputy chief of the Department of Information and Communication of Los Angeles, on Thursday to discuss ways to form a consultative body between South Korea and the U.S. Smart City and cooperate on mutual exchanges.

Ross is the chief information officer of the Los Angeles city government and general manager of the ITA, and was in Seoul to attend a local academic event on smart city at Yonsei University in Seoul on May 15.

Vice mayor Lee Kang-jin explained the current situation of the 5-1 national demonstration city with Sejong City and discussed ways to share experiences and cooperate with Korean and U.S. smart city officials.

In response, Ross expressed his desire to form a consultative body such as the Korea-U.S. Smart City Alliance in the future to materialize exchange and cooperation measures.

"The city of Los Angeles is a place where various digital services are being implemented and is considered a leader in smart cities in the U.S. We will make more efforts to implement smart city technologies that contribute to improving the lives of citizens through exchanges and cooperation between Sejong City and Los Angeles," said Vice Mayor Lee Kang-jin.

Meanwhile, Vice Mayor Lee Kang-jin officially invited Ross to the "First Sejong Smart City International Forum" to be held in Sejong next year.

#SmartCity #SejongCity #LA #LosAngeles #Exchange #cooperation

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[세종-LA, 스마트시티 분야 교류 확대 추진]

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이강진 세종시 정무부시장이 17일 테드 로스(Ted Ross) 미국 로스엔젤레스 시 정보화 분야 부시장을 만나 한·미 스마트시티 간 협의체 구성 및 상호 교류 협력 방안을 논의했다.

로스 부시장은 로스앤젤레스 시의 최고 정보 책임자(CIO)이자 정보기술청(ITA)의 총책임자로, 지난 15일 서울 연세대학교에서 열린 스마트시티 관련 국내 학술행사에 참석하기 위해 방한했다.

이강진 부시장은 로스 부시장을 접견한 자리에서 세종시와 5-1생활권 국가시범도시 현황을 설명하고 한·미 스마트도시 관계자 상호 경험 공유 및 협력 방안을 논의했다.

이에 대해 로스 부시장은 향후 한미 스마트시티연합과 같은 협의체를 구성해 교류 협력 방안을 구체화해 나가고 싶다는 뜻을 밝혔다.

이강진 부시장은로스엔젤레스 시는 다양한 디지털 서비스를 시행중인 곳으로, 미국 내 스마트시티 분야 선두주자로 꼽힌다면서앞으로 세종시-로스엔젤레스시 간 교류 협력을 통해 시민의 삶 개선에 기여하는 스마트시티 기술 구현에 더욱 노력하겠다고 말했다.

한편, 이날 접견에서 이강진 부시장은 내년 세종에서 열리는1회 세종 스마트시티 국제 포럼에 로스 부시장을 정식 초청했다.

#스마트시티 #세종시 #LA #로스엔젤레스 #교류 #협력