* Date : 2016-06-10
The 2016 Busan International Motor Show (BIMOS 2016) opens from June 3 to 12 under the theme ‘Future wave, inspiring technology’. With 25 brands and over 100 companies participating, BIMOS 2016 is where the domestic complete vehicle industry will come head to head against international competitors. We take a look at the present and future of the automobile industry with the biggest trends of eco-friendly cars and self-driving vehicles at BIMOS 2016.
A soft robot developed by Korean scientists recently won an international competition participated by 23 teams from around the world. Soft robots use flexible and elastic materials to replicate the structures and mechanisms of organic creatures. The team from Seoul National University entered their robot inspired by the armadillo, which was the only one to complete all 6 missions including an obstacle course and climbing up stairs. Let's find out more about Korean technology in the field of soft robotics.
Korean startup QODE Interactive presents a new smart educational board game for young learners. Remote control of a counter via smartphone and 3D visuals based on augmented reality technology are some of the many intriguing features that Toyble can offer to keep users entertained and informed at the same time. Meet the team that used IoT technology to turn a typical board game into an interactive learning experience.
Near-sonic high speed travel is turning into a reality, thanks to technological advances in the global railway market. A futuristic train system currently under development is expected to allow 1,200 kilometers per hour, which would take passengers from Seoul to Busan in just 16 minutes. What are the world's fastest high-speed trains that are already up and running? Learn everything you need to know about express railways, from France's TGV to Korea's KTX.