Finals Competitions for IoT Innovation Challenge' was held '2017 Korea Electronics Show(KES)' held at COEX in Samseong-dong from October 17th (Tue) to 20th (Fri).
The global was connected through IoT(Internet of Things) by the 4th industrial revolution era's core technology. We need to wonder about how we shall prepare for the new era. Accordingly, the industrial point of view has recently changed from technology development priority to convergence. In the industrial ecosystem, it is exchanging by having technology convergence among the companies, which makes them difficult to survive with individual technology only. Therefore, the attitude of cooperation and participation are needed for the technology developers. This competition began to research & exchange together regarding the 4th industry, and to do infrastructure role for smart convergence product and service industry.
Korea Electronics Association(KEA) that hots the competition said, it began with 40 teams participating last year, but this year, more than 100 teams has participated in 2 competitions. The officials of the hosting company said, "Until now, it was mostly participated by domestic teams, but we plan to develop it to global competition that even overseas teams, such as Japan, China, and India could participate".
Meanwhile, KES 2017, hosted by Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Energy and sponsored by KEA (Korea Electronics Association), is an international show where lots of potential buyers, governments, group officials participate, providing a good place to experience world first products like mobile phone, semiconductor, display, and next generation convergence solutions like industrial convergence, IT convergence, digital broadcasting, smart education and e health.