Superstringsound is a company participating in G-START E advancing into global' at Bucheon cluster operation center, run by Geyonggi-do Content Agency and is planning to officially release Korean traditional music app 'Poong-Ryu right now' in the second half of this year.
Superstringosund is a smart content company based on Korean traditional music and was established on May 13th, 2016 for development of digital instruments and applications. Recently, this company released an Android application 'Poong-Ryu right now' beta version in last November, which can allow a user to experience playing an instrument to other instruments for Korean traditional music even alone, and is in the process of making it a paid content and developing iOS version.
Using this 'Poong-Ryu right now' app allows users to control the volume of each instrument when playing traditional music. Through this, the app plays all the other instruments but the instrument a user pays, which helps the user to practice ensembles all alone anytime and anywhere. It can be linked with Bluetooth speakers, and it can maximize the sense of space by placing a specific instrument on each speaker in the case of using general stereo (2 channel) speakers. Natural sound effects such as birds, winds, and rain are additionally available, provided by the application.
Currently, Superstringosund has a plan to provide 18 songs including Youngsanhoesang(Poong-Ryu: music in the form of a suite that is being played in court or private places) and Samulnori (Korean traditional percussion quartet), and more various music genres and sound effects will be added in the paid version. The main target of 'Poong-Ryu right now' is the people learning Korean traditional music or enjoying it as a hobby, and the company is planning a system that can easily practice children's songs or folk songs by setting elementary students as sub-target.
Cho Dae-Woong, CEO of Superstringsound, said, "We are also planning to enter overseas markets, and we will focus on edu-tech field when entering overseas markets." He also said, "The long-term business goal is to create an educational program that can be utilized to learn and study Asian music in non-Asian regions and we'd like to reintroduce the lost traditional music, and confirming the cultural and artistic value of our music also in the world market is our goal as well as our vision."