On January 7, the first day of the world's
largest technology exhibition CES 2020, Daegu Gyeongbuk Joint Pavilion,
composed of collaboration between Daegu Metropolitan City (mayor Kwon
Young-jin) and Gyeongsangbuk-do (Governor Lee Chul-woo), ran an IR program of
13 SMEs from Daegu and Gyeongbuk area.
In front of numerous people at CES 2020,
the world's largest technology exhibition, the companies that introduced their
technology products through the IR Demo Day program are as follows.
Good Air (CEO Ju Sang-kyu)
Good Air has secured a source technology
that measures floating microorganisms in the air in five minutes, and has
completed the patent transfer. Now, it is in the completion stage.
Lamitek (CEO Lee Tae-young)
Lamitek has developed high-performance,
high-reliability drones that have passed international waterproof standards
(KOLAS IP43) with epoxy/polyimide insulation technology, and it will be
exhibited in CES 2020.
Lillycover (CEO An Seon-hee)
Lilycover's Muilli is designed to be easy
to carry to manage skin smartly at home and at work. With the accuracy of skin
diagnosis and multi-function, we provide Total Beauty Solution that can manage
skin affordably and smartly.
Imagination Garden (CEO Kim Soo-bin)
The company introduced a low-cost plant
factory and a smart culture compensator to solve the problems caused by very
expensive and extremely limited cultivation.
Aslatech (CEO Jan Seong-young)
Aslatech's haptic module uses haptic
actuators using piezo technology and haptic software using sound as one module
to be applied not only to the existing game console controller but also to PC
mouse, keyboard, VR device, and smartphone cover. Mouse and haptic pads for
smartphones have already been made with the cooperation with partners.
WooKyoung Information Technology (CEO Park Yun-ha)
Secuwatcher for CCTV introduced by
WooKyoung Information Technology is a professional video information security
system consisting of CCTV video security storage (encryption module) system and
safe online video export system for personal privacy protection based on
personal information protection act.
Onesoftdigm (CEO Lee Dae-ho)
Onesoftdigm introduced a portable body
composition analyzer that analyzes biometric and environmental data collected
through various low-power devices through an open platform and analyzes the
surrounding environment information to provide customized services to users.
Zetabank (CEO Choi Dong-wan)
Zetabank introduced the service robot that
contains voice recognition technology that recognizes a specific accent
according to dialect or age, autonomous driving technology that enables moving
without colliding with moving objects or people, and various sensors that can control
GB Soft (CEO Park Gi-beom)
We have introduced a system that can
measure bio signals by using only image information through a camera, different
from the conventional method of attaching a bio signal measuring system. Its
advantage is that there is no problem of attachment or cross contamination.
Sonist (CEO Kim Gyung-tae)
Sonist introduced Funny Jelly, a solution
that enables users to easily and conveniently perform breathing rehabilitation
exercises anytime and anywhere with a smartphone. It is a game played by
breathing into the microphone built into the smart device, allowing the user to
naturally breathe through the game. This solution was developed for patients
with spinal cord damage.
KC Technology (CEO Jung Hyun-jung)
The company introduced MOA, personal skin
measurement device for accurate data, measurement app, and data
management/information/prescription services and linked server.
Haedong Engineering (CEO Lee Wan-hyung)
MFL inspection developed by Haedong
Engineering is one of the non-destructive testing of defects on or near the
surface, and it detects the crack leakage magnetic flux when the specimen is
magnetized. It can be applied to inspection of defects of less than 3mm from
Heaven Tree (CEO Hong Jeong-won)
Clovine is a project management software
that combines cloud-based synchronization technology, and by using advanced IT
technologies such as cloud computing, big data, IoT, and data analysis, the
company is striving to build a management system that can improve productivity
and work efficiency and reduce overall business costs.
The evaluation of the presentation by the
participating companies was based on the validity of the participating
company's business model, the prospective product's innovation, marketability,
design and functional excellence, and the delivery, fidelity, persuasiveness,
and communication ability of the presenter. The program ended with the
evaluation comment by the judges.
The judge said, "It was not easy to
rank in the competition of outstanding companies in Daegu-Gyeongbuk areas. The
two companies that took the first place were well deemed in marketability and
Daegu Metropolitan City has supported 196
ICT venture companies and SMEs in the area to enter the market for eight
consecutive years since 2013, with the cumulative contract amount of $22.4
million as of 2019.
Gyeongbuk and Daegu has formed Daegu Joint
Pavilion where 44 ICT convergence ventures and SMEs and three startups will be
participating. Major programs include exhibitions, investor pitching, public
relations with foreign media, and post-CES review conferences. In CES 2019,
Daegu and Gyeongbuk Province exchanged MOU to run joint pavilion in CES for the
benefits of both parties, and the joint pavilion has been set up in CES 2020.
The world's largest IT show CES shows the trend of the global technology issues
and trends at a glance. It is hosted by Consumer Technology Association (CTA)
and is held every January.