* Date : 2018-10-04
VFX, or visual effects have become an essential part for the production of films, animations and dramas. The domestic companies have developed advanced technologies to provide more realistic visual experiences. Considering the growing demand from the audience for the improved visual effects, the domestic businesses in the VFX industry have applied advanced technologies that have been used by global filmmakers. As a result, high quality films with more vivid scenes have been introduced. The movie scenes that need to get permission from related organizations or the scenes of explosion or fire which have high risk of accident can be realized at low cost by making use of the VFX technologies. So it has raised the satisfaction level of both filmmakers and the audience. Along with the positive responses from the market and expansion of the VFX technologies, the production environment has also faced significant changes. A program that hasn't been applied to the domestic field so far has been newly implemented to reproduce the sophisticated movements. And it has contributed to saving the working hours. The advanced VFX technologies have also been introduced to the fields of dramas and animations. We introduce VFX technologies which have contributed to improving the production environment and have been applied to a wider range of areas.
Along with the arrival of the fourth industrial revolution with hyperconnectivity and superintelligence, the society has been rapidly changing. Amid the rise of software technologies amid the era of the fourth industrial revolution, coding has also grown in significance. The education field is one of the areas that has faced remarkable changes. Talented manpower has become a necessary element, considering the popularization of artificial intelligence and IoT. Therefore, the government has made software education a required curriculum in elementary and middle schools, and also provided the education course for high school students who are interested in the field. As part of an effort to lay a firm foundation for software education, the government has designated more than 200 high schools as a model school for software education. Along with the growing popularity of software education, a lot of job applicants have also shown great interest in the field. By receiving software education, people can get certified as professional manpower in the field of coding, and they can contribute to the further development of advanced technologies. We analyze the growing significance of software education, which can strengthen the competitive power of talented human resources and accelerate the fourth industrial revolution.
Free economic zones have been designated to support the autonomous economic activities of companies and attract investment. Incheon has been designated as a free economic zone for the first time in the country. It consists of three major districts which are Songdo, Yeongjong and Cheongna. And it has taken the lead in the global economy. Incheon Free Economic Zone gained recognition as a hub of booming businesses in Northeast Asia in the past. And now, it has grown as the core of high-tech industries along with the arrival of the fourth industrial revolution. IFEZ Smart City Operation Center has provided world-class services that can improve safety and convenience of the public. It has monitored Songdo, Yeongjong and Cheongna districts in real time and offered services related to the transportation, security and environment of the city. Incheon Free Economic Zone has also emerged as a hub of education in the Northeast Asian region. Global campus is the first educational model that has invited all the competitive departments from foreign universities. It has provided chances to the students from different countries to build a global network. Incheon Free Economic Zone has also achieved growth as a hub of global bio industry. We look into Incheon Free Economic Zone, which has emerged as the center of the Northeast Asian region and a new model for the future as well.