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  • [Reporter셲 Journal] Which WPAN technology is to rule IoT home?

    2016.05.09by Yoshin

    Competition getting fierce among WiFi, Bluetooth, Zigbee and Thread In the era of home automation IoT, which WPAN technology will become mainstream? Major wireless personal area network (WPAN) technologies of the past are reemerging on the threshold of IoT era. Main WPAN technologies currently applied to IoT for home automation include WiFi, Bluetooth, ZigBee, Thread, etc. These wireless commun..

  • Aggressive adoption of embedded PCBs and proliferation of automotive high-power boards

    2016.05.09by Yoshin

    PCB market and technology trends (II) As capability of mobile devices keeps increasing, embedded PCBs are expected to be aggressively adopted by industry this year. And with the number of HEV/EV increasing, use of high-power boards for vehicles are also expected to increase. High-performance smart-phones and tablet PCs demanding more embedded PCBs With smartphones and tablet PCs getting m..

  • Regulation improvement and convergence ecosystem buildup to be promoted for autonomous car industry

    2016.05.09by Yoshin

    Minister Hyung-Hwan Joo visits Daegu proving ground and has a meeting with autonomous car industry. Industry officials suggest nurturing of component manufacturers, creation of demonstration environment, expansion of test beds, etc. “We need to nurture relevant component manufacturers, promote technology development and expand creation of demonstration environment and test beds. We also n..

  • Patent war getting fiercer to cope with upcoming 5G era

    2016.04.25by Yoshin

    Qualcomm ranks No.1 in patent applications, followed by Samsung, LG and ETRI Companies moving swiftly to cope with 5G standardization movement Korea is currently planning for trial 5G service in preparation of Pyungchang Olympic to be held in 2018. Facing upcoming commercial service in 2020, competition among companies to secure 5G-related technologies and patents is likely to become fierce..

  • 5 strategies of success for IoT products

    2016.04.25by Yoshin

    Smartness should be added to existing products by improving data utilization and providing clear value unique to IoT Korea International Trade Association (KITA) recently published a report which introduced five ‘Strategies of success for overseas smart products utilizing IoT technology’. Bo-Kyung Kim, Researcher of Corporate Competitiveness Department, KITA, explains that &ldquo..

  • All about autonomous vehicle셲 future found in Google셲 patents

    2016.04.25by Yoshin

    Futurologist Won-Yong Cha publishes ‘Google’s AI type autonomous vehicle–Patent analysis report’ Won-Yong Cha, Korea’s representative futurologist and director of ASPECT, published ‘Google’s AI type autonomous vehicle–Patent analysis report’. The report analyzes and categorizes 110 significant patents among 250 autonomous car-related pat..

  • Seize platform to rule the smart healthcare industry

    2016.04.18by Yoshin

    Together with IoT, smart healthcare creates synergy effect Smart healthcare is one of the market segments actively creating synergy effect together with IoT. As local and overseas smart healthcare markets are projected to continue more than two-digit growth, Korean government announced that it will focus on driving wellness industry as its new growth engine starting from this year. In accordanc..

  • [Reporter셲 Journal] How to keep autonomous vehicles from driving the wrong way

    2016.04.18by Yoshin

    “Detailed maps for autonomous vehicles made by government? Are they good enough?" They say autonomous vehicles are speeding across industry scenes. But are they real? Maybe not yet, at least not in Korea. Though the statistics differ a little bit depending on market researchers, the autonomous vehicles are expected to account for 25% or 75% at most of total vehicle market in the peri..

  • Current status of 10 core material development project

    2016.04.18by Yoshin

    WPM project’s phase 2 performance exhibition held at COEX Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) recently held World Premier Materials (WPM) project’s phase 2 performance exhibition at COEX. Won-Joo Park, Industrial policy director of MOTIE, stated in his congratulatory message that “In response to the industrial trends of going towards intelligence, mobility and en..

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