World Ch. Schedule : FRI 08:30 KST
* Date : 2018-11-01
Humanoid robots have recently been closely connected with consumers through various channels. Distribution sector is one of the areas that has actively introduced humanoid robots. It has implemented humanoid robots as part of an effort to vitalize offline stores, which have faced stagnation along with the rise of online stores. By providing a variety of different functions according to different places like big supermarkets and airports, it can provide improved services to consumers and contribute to saving personnel expenses as well. Humanoid robots have also been introduced to the field of culture and performances, by realizing sophisticated expressions. A specialized software program has enabled humanoid robots to realize sophisticated moves during the performance. And a joint performance between humans and robots is also going to be introduced soon. Humanoid robots have also been introduced to the education market. Robotics used to be considered as an area only for experts. But along with the rise of coding education, anyone including students can touch and control humanoid robots. By learning about how to move the robots, students can satisfy their curiosity and get coding education as well. We introduce humanoid robots, which have been introduced to various sectors including distribution, performances and education as well as achieved market expansion.
About 60 thousand tons of trash is produced from families a day in average. And the indiscriminate use of disposable items has led to the serious environmental pollution. Plastic and polystyrene, which are made with synthetic resins can't be decomposed in nature, so it can aggravate the environmental problems. Therefore, a growing number of consumers and companies have promoted eco-friendly consumption. A lot of countries around the world have promoted a campaign that rejects the use of plastic straws. And a lot of eco-friendly straws that can replace the plastic ones have also been developed in the domestic market. Rice straw, which can be decomposed easily, is one of them. Also, glass straw helps users feel the original taste of the beverage. As it is a transparent item, it is convenient to wash and reuse the product. So it has enjoyed positive responses from consumers. Moreover, significant changes have taken place in the distribution sector. There is a company that has used paper packing materials instead of vinyl and plastic. And an eco-friendly cafe that doesn't provide disposable items has also gained popularity among consumers. We look into the rise of eco-friendly consumption, which is a trend that accepts a little inconvenience as part of an effort to protect the environment.
East coast Free Economic Zone has been considered as the center of the economy of the northern region of the country. East coast Free Economic Zone, which consists of Bukpyeong District, Mangsang District and Okgye District, has gained recognition as an attractive investment market. The region used to garner a lot of attention as a popular tourist city with seashore and tourist attractions. And now, it has become one of the promising regions which can create higher value-added businesses based on the abundant resources. Along with Donghae international port which has improved accessibility to the neighboring countries, Bukpyeong International Composite Industrial District, which is a cluster for advanced materials and parts industry, was established. Bukpyeong district is expected to integrate the manufacturing companies based on the nonferrous metal resources of Gangwon-do Province. Mangsang district has continuously fostered the marine tourism industry for all seasons. Along with the beautiful natural environment of east coast, the region has strengthened its competitiveness by developing diversified types of tourist attractions. It has signed MOUs with a lot of hotels and resorts and has continuously had discussions to attract investment. Moreover, East coast Free Economic Zone has enjoyed positive reviews by building clusters that can cope with the fourth industrial revolution and lead higher value-added businesses. And Okgye district is expected to achieve further development as a base of advanced materials and parts industry by enhancing technological capabilities. We explore East coast Free Economic Zone, which has achieved remarkable growth as the center of the economy of the country's northern region based on the favorable geographical conditions.