* Date : 2018-05-03
A variety of image processing technologies have been used to improve the quality of videos. And image restoration techniques have recently grabbed a lot of attention. In the past, film companies used analog films, which can be easily damaged by external shock. However, by restoring the degraded classic films into digital videos based on the advanced technologies, an attractive market for audience has been created. CCTV cameras can provide absolute evidences for the arrest of criminals or traffic accidents. But the existing images of CCTV cameras were difficult to read as the screen becomes blurry when zooming in. However, a domestic research team has recently developed an image restoration technique that can tackle the existing problems. It is an artificial intelligence-based deep learning technology that can restore the original image even when magnifying the image up to 8 times. On Smart Korea, we introduce the rise of image restoration techniques, which have been combined with cutting-edge 3D technologies and applied to a variety of different fields including cultural assets and medical sector.
Smart healthcare industry, which helps people live a healthy lifestyle by implementing advanced ICT skills like big data and artificial intelligence, has emerged as one of the significant growth engines. By using the big data and cutting-edge healthcare equipment, people can conveniently improve their health and prevent diseases according to different health conditions. A lot of wearable healthcare equipment has been developed as well. A belt-type wearable device was developed, targeting office workers who spend a lot of time sitting at a desk. It helps users check their health conditions by giving information on sitting time, the number of steps and whether they ate too much. Moreover, a mobile application, which teaches parents what to do when their children have a fever, has also gained a lot of popularity. It provides information based on the artificial intelligence technology, by collecting the big data. A growing number of university hospitals have implemented medical services that enable patients to check their health conditions through an application. On Smart Korea, we explore the ongoing development of the smart healthcare industry amid the era of the fourth industrial revolution.
Along with a dramatic increase in daily waste over the years, recycling, which means reusing the wasted materials and upcycling, which means transforming discarded materials into new products, have been promoted. And now, precycling has emerged as a new solution to reduce the amount of waste. Precycling means attempting to avoid bringing items which will generate waste. A lot of companies have tried to introduce precycling as a significant management strategy. They have made utmost efforts to reduce the use of disposable products by promoting eco-friendly consumption and management policies. Moreover, a growing number of people have built good habits in their daily lives to reduce waste and there is a store that specializes in precycling as well. On Trend Biz, we look into the impact of precycling on the society as well as overall industries.