* Date : 2016-03-18
The size of the art auction market in Korea surpassed the US$ 156.7 million mark last year, indicating a boom of art investment. Investing in art has become more widespread than ever before, with people from diverse socioeconomic classes taking part. Along with this trend, rapid growth is being witnessed in the art print market, offering high-quality digital prints of famous artworks that can fetch as much as millions of dollars. Let’s learn more about the recent boom of art investment, driven by increased awareness of the economic value of art!
Health IoT is new technology that can recreate all the benefits of actual sports via simulation. Just pedalling on an indoor bike while looking at a screen gives you all the sensations of outdoor riding, thanks to sensors that simulate vibrations and pedal pressure. There are also health IoT devices that allow users to turn their TVs into screen golf facilities. Let’s find out more about IoT devices that make keeping healthy fun with a dose of technology.
Korean startup Salted Venture has unveiled smart shoes with embedded pressure sensors. The built-in sensors measure the user’s posture, balance, and weight distribution in real-time to offer personalized workout tips. The product was first showcased at MWC 2016 in Barcelona and is expected to begin commercialization within this year. Find out how a small lab project at Samsung’s in-house incubator has transformed into a viable business.