Present and Future of Korea's Drone Industry
Drone Show Korea 2016, Korea's first trade show for drones has opened in Haeundae, Busan. Participating are 46 companies and 8 universities, presenting more than 100 types of drones for all purposes, from advanced military drones to agriculture, disaster prevention, aerial photography, logistics, toys and leisure! Find out about the state of the Korean drone industry and how it will develop.
Part 4. Round up of World Economic Forum Special
At the World Economic Forum, experts identified the greatest risk to the global economy, politics and society in the coming years. The most plausible risk was the failure of climate change response. Korea also suffered the consequences of climate anomalies with draught and high temperatures in the past year. However, it is now working to address these issues with IT. What are some solutions that IT can provide for global issues? How far has Korea come in developing these solutions? We seek answers to these questions as we round up the 4-part special on the World Economic Forum.
UlalaLAB's IoT Sensor Creates a Connected World
The Internet of Things, or IoT, is one of the hottest trends in the tech world. A Korean startup has developed a new smart sensor technology that could address the limitations of beacons, which are an integral part of the IoT trend. Unlike existing beacons that transmit a one-way message to mobile devices that are within 20 meters, UlalaLAB's WICON can operate regardless of distance and detect smartphones. It applications range from high-tech pet care to smart factory.
Why Are Certain Sounds Only Audible to Young People?
The Mosquito is a device that produces an irritating buzzing sound that is audible only to young people. It is used in many parts of Europe to deter teenagers from loitering in crime-ridden areas. But what is the principle behind the device? This week, we debunk the mystery behind sounds that can be only heard by specific age groups.