* Date : 2018-05-17
Sound wave has been widely used for various places with different types of sound including music and languages. And sound wave technologies have become closely connected with people's daily lives including the fields of information and communication as well as the attendance management system. Along with the arrival of the fourth industrial revolution, new sound technologies have been developed and it has led to the creation of new markets. Large distribution sector is one of the fields that has implemented the sound wave technologies. A fast and convenient payment system which uses sound waves has been provided and it has brought about a significant paradigm shift to the distribution sector. Moreover, the sound wave technologies have also had positive impact on the T-commerce market. It is a technology that sends information on the products from TV commercials to a smartphone. Also, cutting-edge sound wave technologies have been actively implemented by universities that want to build a smart campus. We introduce advanced sound wave technologies, which have gained recognition as a driving force behind the economy.
KOBA, or Korea International Broadcast Audio & Lighting Equipment Show 2018 was held to introduce the advanced broadcasting system from all over the world. This year marks the 28th anniversary of the event and under the theme "Media, Connected Everywhere," it suggests a new paradigm in terms of the combination between the advanced ICT skills and the broadcasting industry amid the fourth industrial revolution. Last year, the Telecommunications Technology Association designated ATSC 3.0 as a new broadcast standard that allows the launch of terrestrial UHD TV. The exhibition has garnered a lot of attention as a significant opportunity to promote successful development of domestic broadcasting technology. Moreover, a special exhibition which enabled visitors to experience Hi-end Audio was held during the event. We look into KOBA 2018, which reflected the changing trends in the global broadcasting industry.
Bagel Labs is a company that has surprised the global market by developing a smart tape measure. The company has developed a smart tape measure which is a device that can measure the length of any kind of product. It can be used as three different modes which are String mode, Wheel mode and Remote mode, according to the target of the measurement. Aside from simply measuring the length of the products, the company has focused on implementing a variety of advanced technologies. The company developed a system which enables consumers to measure the body size with a smart tape measure, transmit the information to a kiosk and make a virtual avatar try on the clothes instead of a consumer. Moreover, "Pie," which is an upgraded product that reflected the needs of consumers, has introduced a preorder platform like crowdfunding. The new product is expected to be widely used for healthcare and fashion industries. We explore Bagel Labs, which has introduced a smart tape measure to a wider range of industries.