December 02, 2022

Internet of Things-style technology emerges in N.Korea, state TV shows

'Domestically produced' device is powered with Windows CE operating system

Internet of Things-style technology has come to North Korea, state TV showed on Wednesday, with domestically produced tablet devices that allow users to interact with machine equipment located remotely in factories.

The Byeol Mu Ri or 'Star Group' device – a seven-inch flash tablet – was shown helping users remotely work with equipment throughout North Korea, the Korea Central TV (KCTV) news broadcast showed.