Ep.14 [ MGEN / R.O.C.K / Fostering global startup businesses ] BizSmart 4
Date : 2020-01-31
As part of an effort to increase safety of products in the semiconductor and medical sectors, there’s been growing demand for 3D optical inspection measuring equipment. MGEN is a developer of equipment for 3D metrology and inspection which has overcome the limitations of the existing devices and can measure the depth of a variety of laminated materials. Based on the deep learning signal processing technology, the equipment developed by the company can improve the product quality and get rid of errors that can occur during the manufacturing process. Also, by adding a 3D surface and depth inspection system to the existing vision inspection which was carried out in 2 dimensions, a three-dimensional inspection on the height and depth of the object can be conducted. Aside from the 2D inspections of X and Y axes, the height of Z axis can be measured as well. As the conditions of samples can be turned into 3D shapes, it can be applied to diversified areas including stack-type semiconductor, complex PCB module and IoT MEMS sensor. And from 2020, the firm will build a domestic reference site and they are currently preparing the exports of the goods to the clients in the Philippines, Vietnam and Russia in order to raise the status of Korea. We introduce MGEN, which has developed measuring equipment for metrology and inspection based on the differentiated vision system, which can increase the working efficiency.
The wearable devices market has achieved rapid growth along with the arrival of the fourth industrial revolution. R.O.C.K is a company that has developed a ring-shaped wearable mouse which has escaped from the existing products that have to be used at fixed places. Optical sensor, tactile sensor and gyro sensor are embedded in a smart ring mouse. According to the company, it can provide the same performances as the existing mouse. And it can also be used in the air. The device can be used regardless of time and space. And it is the biggest strength of the product. Also, it is a ring-type product that is comfortable to carry. By getting advice from an expert, the company has analyzed the existing weak points and sought ways to improve them. Moreover, the company has made utmost efforts to increase the level of completion by applying a new material. The firm has especially achieved positive responses in China and the U.S. R.O.C.K will officially release the product in the domestic and overseas markets this year. We look into R.O.C.K, which has garnered a lot of attention in the global market even before the official launch of the product.
Creating jobs through boosting startups as well as enhancing industrial and national competitiveness have become top priorities facing the country. Korea Institute of Startup & Entrepreneurship Development has contributed to promoting virtuous circle for the ecosystem of startups by communicating with startup owners and understanding their needs. And 2020, it has released various plans to build education infrastructure for startup businesses, including a program called “Global Accelerating” as well as K-Startup Week ComeUp. A lot of small and mid-sized businesses had difficulties with expanding overseas distribution channels, despite their innovative ideas and technologies. Therefore, Korea Institute of Startup & Entrepreneurship Development has promoted various projects to boost exchange and communication among promising startup companies in the domestic market. Brilliant and Company is a developer of healthcare devices and the company has strengthened its position in the global market by receiving support from the Korea Institute of Startup & Entrepreneurship Development. The promotional video which was produced jointly by the Korea Institute of Startup & Entrepreneurship Development as well as Arirang TV has contributed to expanding the distribution channels in overseas markets. Thanks to the financial support and services provided by the Korea Institute of Startup & Entrepreneurship Development, the company has developed innovative items. And the products have received positive responses from overseas buyers who are interested in the items. We explore Korea Institute of Startup & Entrepreneurship Development, which has made ceaseless efforts to build a field-oriented ecosystem as well as realize and expand social values with the aim of building the best platform for the domestic startup businesses.