I. World IT Show 2013
The World IT Show 2013 was officially held in Seoul at Coex from May 21st to 24th. Hosted by the 'Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning' and 'Ministry of Trade, IndustryEnergy', the World IT Show exhibited numerous products containing outstanding technology and ideas with the slogan "Smart Life, Simple IT". The World IT Show has been introducing the worlds advanced IT every year since 2008.
The exhibition consisted of about 630 leading companies and universities from 22 countries that will lead the future IT industry. The 'World IT Show' presented various types of IT products:
Mobile / Communications / Broadcasting
Smart Phone, Tablet PC, Smart TV, LTE, HSPA+, WIBRO, 3D TV, Camera, Speaker, etc. Cloud Computing / Big Data / IT Services
Cloud-based Computer, SaaS, User Platform, 3D Printer, Security Services, RFID, etc Software / Digital Contents
OS, UX/UI, E-Learning Software, App Store, SNS, Security Solutions, FTTH Solutions, etc.
Car (Auto-Driving, Smart Cruise Control), Smart Grid, Robots, U-City Network, etc. Industrial Electronics
Flexible Display, Semiconductor, Embedded Hardware, LED, Secondary Battery, etc.
The exhibition ended in success. The four-day exhibition gathered about 169,000 visitors, 290 business consultations and contracts valued at a total value of $31million and consultations valued at a total value $178million were generated.
Several events held within the exhibition grabbed the attentions of many attendees.
II. Outstanding products that will lead to our 'Smart Life'!
All of the products exhibited in the World IT Show were unique and creative. 3 products that stood out to us will be introduced. The link or the QR code can be followed to see more details about other products that were displayed at the World IT Show.
"Can a robot host a show on stage?!"Isan Solution's intelligent robot, 'RoboThespian'
'RoboThespian' communicating with the audience
Have you seen a robot acting or hosting a show on stage? 'RoboThespian' can do all that and more. This robot, invented by ISAN Solution Inc. of Korea, can express emotions, execute presentations and act just like an actor. In fact, 'RoboThespian' previously played triple roles and hosted the musicals. 'RoboThespian' can communicate with people and execute actions according to its surrounding environment. With the built-in technology called AA(Always Alive), the movements made by 'RoboThespian" could flow naturally and lively. We should look forward to seeing how this robot will be applied in the future.
You can find more details about 'RoboThespian' here: http://www.isans.co.kr/eng/
See what you wrote on papers on screen!NeoLab Convergence's 'Neo.1 Pen'
Watch what you write on paper appear on a smartphone or a computer monitor simultaneously. Anything written on a coded paper with the 'Neo.1 Pen' will be simultaneously displayed on your smartphone or computer via Bluetooth. Everything written will automatically be saved as an image or a PDF file. The convenient 'Neo.1 Pen' recognizes the speed at which it is used and has its own mapping/editing tools. The 'Neo.1 Pen' can be utilized with any papers with dot codes and is widely used in the field of education. Look forward to seeing the application of 'Neo.1 Pen' expand.
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For more details about 'Neo.1 Pen', click: http://www.neolab.kr/?lang=enpage=#!/page_
The smallest 3D printer in the world!Hephzibah's 'MIICRAFT'
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Haphzibah Incorporate of Korea displayed 'MIICRAFT', the world's smallest 3D printer, in the 'World IT Show'. The statue of liberty, a ball and the Eiffel Tower are some of the models printed by 'MIICRAFT'. The MIICRAFT 3D printer is 205mm(W) x 208mm(L) x 335mm(H), and the maximum size of the model it can print is 43mm(W) x 27mm(L) x 180mm(H). MIICRAFT has a built-in Stereo-lithography and Digital Light Processing (DLP) so that it can print detailed models. The model is printed in plastic and is very soft when it is just printed. The hardness of the model can be adjusted by the level of ultraviolet rays. This technology will be improved to print out models with different colors, sizes and materials, and applied in different fields of industries.
For more details about MIICRAFT, click:http://www.miicraft.com/
III. The Next 'World IT Show'
A big banner at the exit displayed the location of the next 'World IT Show'. The World IT Show 2014 will be held between October 20th and 23rd at Bexco in Busan. It will be a great opportunity to see and experience advanced IT technologies! Don't miss your chance.
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