World Ch. Schedule : FRI 08:30 KST
* Date : 2019-01-03
Money Monster Episode 30
2019 Tech Market Forecast
Along with the arrival of the fourth industrial revolution, people's imagination has turned into reality and it has improved the convenience in people's daily lives. Such changes in the technology market has created new trends and accelerated the evolution of various industrial areas including the distribution sector. Humanoid robot is one of the promising technologies in 2019. It looks and acts like humans and it has provided various services in different places including department stores, supermarkets and airports. Along with the rise of autonomous driving and artificial intelligence technologies, humanoid robot has also achieved remarkable growth and it can communicate with consumers more conveniently in different situations. Unmanned technologies have been actively applied to various places including big supermarkets, convenience stores and cafes. And it has led to the growth of the unmanned vehicles market as well. RFID, or Radio-Frequency Identification has been considered as a technology that can bring about innovative changes to people's daily lives. An increasing number of businesses have introduced the RFID system, instead of the existing system that scans bar codes. We explore the latest trends in the technology market which will bring a lot of significant changes to the society in the year 2019.
2019 Economic Forecast
This year, the domestic market is predicted to face multiple changes and evolve continuously. And we examine the expected changes along with the newly-coined words that show the latest economic trends. Along with an increasing number of women advancing into the society and an increase in their income level, a lot of marketing strategies that have targeted female consumers have been introduced. And it has led to the birth of a new term, "SHEconomy," which is a combination of words "she" and "economy." It is expected to give a boost to the related industries including sports, mobility and drinks. Also, offline markets which have faced stagnation along with the rise of online markets, have sought innovative changes. And "chamelezone," which refers to the offline stores that enable the collaboration of different business fields, has been newly introduced. It has enjoyed positive responses from consumers as it has satisfied diversified consumer needs. "New-tro" is another latest trend that will seize a lot of attention in 2019. It has enabled young consumers to experience the sentiment and products of the past which they have never experienced before. Therefore, a lot of products that used to be popular in the 80s including LP records, have been in the spotlight. We introduce the expected changes that will take place in the consumption market in 2019.
2019 Tech Forecast
What would be the major cutting-edge technologies that will boost growth of companies and enrich the lives of consumers in 2019? Advanced medical technology is one of the examples. 3D technology is expected to bring a lot of changes to the surgical environment. As it is possible to carry out simulations on the surgical process, it can provide more accurate information to patients and their families and it will improve the overall medical environment as well. And 5G technology, which is about 20 times faster than 4G, is one of the technologies that have created a huge sensation among companies and consumers. It will contribute to the development of the mobile communication industry and it is expected to be widely used for the disaster safety industry as well. MR, or Mixed Reality, which is a combination of AR and VR, is another technology that will lead the economy in 2019. It is a technology that merges real and virtual worlds to produce new environments. And a new technology, which enables people to experience the newly created environment based on the sense of feeling, has been developed. It has expanded to the field of entertainment as well. And the related services will be provided in a wider range of areas including medicine, manufacturing, education, culture and art. Advanced technologies have become a contributing factor when it comes to improving the national competitiveness. And we look into a lot of advanced technologies, which will drive the national economic development in 2019.