* Date : 2016-05-20
The dream of many homemakers is to have beautifully laid tables with pretty and unique tableware. This spring, consumers are being enticed by colorful Scandinavian plates and Korean bowls with traditional grace. It has become a trend to upload pictures of home-cooked meals on social media, making tableware a coveted product for many. Let’s take a look at the diversifying and growing tableware market, from imported branded goods to practical cutlery.
Smart farm technologies that bring advanced IT into farms is evolving. The Internet of Farm (IoF) platform developed by one company is a system that collects cultivation environment data from farms into a knowledge sharing database to develop an algorithm for controlling optimal environmental conditions, and then using it to remotely control the environments that crops are placed in. It is capable of increasing productivity 100%, bringing good new to farms all across the nation. Meanwhile, the Gyeonggido Agricultural Research & Extension Services has developed a greenhouse plant factory. It uses renewable energy to increase production and achieve economic efficiency. Let’s learn about the evolving world of smart farm technologies.
In order to further advance artificial intelligence, computers need to thoroughly understand humans. There is a growing global interest in technologies that can analyze a human’s cognitive and emotional states. Eye tracking and brainwave analysis are considered key enablers of these technologies. A Korean startup developed a next-generation interface that simultaneously analyses the user’s brainwaves and eye movements. Meet Looxid Labs, the team behind the revolutionary idea and technology.
Samgyeopsal, or grilled pork belly, has become a staple in Korean cuisine. The average Korean eats about 20.9 kilograms of samgyeopsal every year, which is close to the half of the country's total annual meat consumption. What is behind Koreans' single-minded love for samgyeopsal? Learn how it has evolved from an everyday dish to a one that leads the K-food wave on the global stage.