Microbrews head out into the world, shaking up the Korean beer scene
Last year, an amendment was made to the liquor tax act, allowing for the external retail of microbrews. There have long been criticism about the lackluster quality of Korean beer caused by the oligopoly of major companies. We find out about the changes in the beer market following the revision of the liquor tax act as well as the potential impact of craft brews in the Korean beer market.
Evolution of Bio-mimetic Electronic Skin
A high performance electronic skin mimicking the skin structure of human fingertips. The researchers drew from the principles of sensory detection in human fingers to develop a kind of electronic skin mimicking the structure and fingerprints of human fingers. It is able to sense textures, micro-pressure from a strand of hair, temperature and sounds through vibrations, making it potentially applicable to a range of applications such as robots, prosthetic hands and hearing aids.
The MAKE: Turning Design Ideas into Reality
The MAKE is the first Korean startup to use a 3D printer to make smartphone cases as an end product. Its customized smartphone accessories are drawing attention in the smartphone case market flooded with mass-produced, generic products. The company talks about difficulties it faced while turning design visions into reality.
What Is 4K?
4K is the hottest buzzword in the tech industry, appearing in numerous articles covering the latest IT gadgets including cameras and smartphones. But what does it exactly mean? Learn everything you need to know about 4K including how it works and what the future holds for the technology.