World Ch. Schedule : FRI 08:30 KST
* Date : 2019-03-07
Convenient payment services have emerged as a popular trend in the fintech market. QR code, which enables consumers to make payments by scanning their smartphones, has garnered a lot of attention. QR code refers to the two-dimensional code that can save a greater amount of information than bar code. And the related technologies have received the limelight in the market. QR code has been applied to a lot of different places as it can be used in diversified ways. It can be found in tourist maps as well. It is possible to get information on travel destinations more conveniently and tourists can check the discount information on different items as well. So it has become popular among foreign tourists. A lot of domestic businesses have faced fierce competition to develop a convenient payment system with improved functions. There is a newly introduced service which enables customers to order menus and make payments only by scanning a QR code. The new payment system has increased the convenience of customers and improved the working efficiency of store owners. Also, it has recently been applied to the medical industry. QR code has been used to provide a more rapid and convenient medical examination. We introduce QR code, which has emerged as a significant tool that can deliver information on various products and services.
The commercialization of the 5G network has been fast approaching. As it can transmit a larger amount of information more rapidly, it has accelerated the fourth industrial revolution. MWC, or Mobile World Congress Barcelona 2019, which is the world's biggest exhibition on ICT skills, was recently held. Under the main theme "intelligent connectivity," a lot of global mobile operators have introduced newly developed 5G technologies. Aside from foldable phones, dual screen, which is a removable secondary display that can provide a stretched screen, has also been unveiled. Moreover, a lot of high-quality realistic contents including VR, AR and hologram have been developed based on the innovative communications technology. The domestic small and medium-sized businesses have also released creative products they developed by using advanced communications technologies. We report on MWC Barcelona 2019 and look into the cutting-edge technologies of the domestic businesses that will lead the commercialization of the 5G network.
A growing number of foreign patients have visited Korea to experience advanced medical services. The number of foreign patients who visit Korea to get plastic surgery reached 50 thousand a year. And advanced technologies of Korea used in plastic surgery have garnered a lot of attention. JY Plastic Surgery & Dermatology provides customized medical solutions to patients and leads the Korean Wave in the medical sector. The clinic puts top priority on enhancing hygiene control and implementing cutting-edge facilities. The advanced medical facilities including drug, injection and laser which are harmless to human body have been used instead of surgeries. And the clinic has gained trust from the patients. Petit cosmetic surgery is one of the main fields of treatment. It is a nonsurgical treatment that prevents patients from getting many bruises and it can be used for a variety of different treatments. So petit cosmetic surgery has gained popularity among a lot of patients. Thread lifting is a treatment that can be done in a short period of time. And patients can get back to their normal lives right after receiving a treatment. So people in all age groups have shown a lot of interest in the treatment. Obesity has been recognized as a type of disease and a growing number of people want to get treatments. So the clinic provides a systematic service for obesity treatment. Aside from simply improving the appearances of the patients, JY Plastic Surgery & Dermatology has helped the patients regain psychological confidence by providing higher level of medical technologies. We explore JY Plastic Surgery & Dermatology, which will contribute to popularizing the excellence of Korean medical technologies to the world, along with the rapid rise of the medical tourism.