Explosion of Super-Sizing in Korean Retail
Recently, super-sizing has become a trend in beverages and household products such as shampoo and cosmetics. As consumers turn to super-sized products for greater value for their money, more and more products are being super-sized. This has also led to the proliferation of warehouse stores. We take a look at the economic conditions that led to the introduction and widespread popularity of super-sized products in the Korean market.
Dual Operating System for Drones to Prevent Crashes
Unmanned aerial vehicles offer exciting possibilities with a variety of applications. However, there is still concern over possible crashes. One of the reasons why drones crash is possible errors taking place when integrating hardware into a single operating system. However, a team of Korean researchers have recently developed technology to prevent such errors by stably loading multiple operating systems into a single hardware system. This technology is expected to be applied not just to drones but to automobiles as well. Let’s find out about the new dual operating system technology.
Smart Sleep Tracker That Combines IT and Medicine
Sleep Doc is welcome news for those experiencing sleep disturbances. Developed by a local startup, the smart wristband monitors the user's sleep hygiene, which is factors that are critically important for sound sleep. It also keeps track of the amount of exercise the user performs as well as their sun exposure, delivering personalized, actionable guidance. Find out how JM Smart integrated IT and medicine to develop a truly smart sleep tracker.
Do External Battery Packs Not Charge as Much as Their Rated Capacity?
A portable external battery pack can be a lifesaver for smartphone users, as it offers a convenient way to charge mobile devices on the go. But a lot of users are caught off-guard by battery packs draining faster than expected. In fact, experts say their rated capacity is different from their actual charging capacity. This week, we'll debunk myths surrounding the capacity of an external battery pack.