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New smart home devices let people work, sing and play golf at home Updated: 2020-07-26 13:41:54 KST


Dancing and singing your favorite songs you can enjoy yourself all you want without leaving the house.
As South Korea closed down coin-operated singing rooms due to COVID-19 outbreaks, one item that's grabbing people's attention is the home-singing machine with the latest hit songs and a scoring function.

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"The singing microphone and the Juke 5 can be connected to homes and even cars enabling people to sing anywhere at any time. And after the start of the pandemic, our sales jumped five-fold."

With gyms closed and strict social distancing measures in place, many have looked for sports activities that can be enjoyed indoors.
With its state-of-the-art motion sensor, the mobile golf simulator reads golfers' actions and allows them to play an actual 18-hole game.
By attaching the sensor to the back of any club and connecting it to a smartphone, world-famous real golf courses like the Wolf Creek are brought to golfers' finger tips.

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"Phigolf is like a type of screen golf that the whole family or a group of friends can all play together. It's very popular among American, European and Japanese users, bringing some 700-thousand U.S. dollars of crowd funding."

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"The pandemic has also forced people to work from home. This has led to the launch of new smart devices turning the home into an efficient office environment."

For instance, this customized desk allows people to adjust the height so that they can work in different positions.
Another special desk the so-called "robo-desk" provides a range of postures for users to work or relax in.
For the most comfortable and healthy posture, an Artificial Intelligence angle adjustment system moves the monitor according to the position of the chair.
It's massage function can relieve the stress of work, or help users relax while watching a movie.
COVID-19 might have hindered outdoor activities, but these new inventions are making it easier for people to stay home during the pandemic.
Choi Jeong-yoon, Arirang News.
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