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LOS ANGELES, CA, December 17, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- SMSOFT (CEO Young-nim Park), which is participating in 'Close-to-Life Contact-Free Leading Service Project' implemented by the Ministry of Science and ICT and the National IT Industry Promotion Agency (Chairman Seong-wook Heo, hereafter referred to as NIPA), is a R&D-oriented small but strong company established in 2005.
Based on various experiences and technologies, they are striving to become a leader in the future high-tech industry. They are also developing their functions through continuous research and development of agricultural•industrial drones. In addition, they are promoting key strategic projects, including renewable energy management systems, MicroGrid, Block Chain, Big Data, 3D drawing Viewer, remote control HW and SW, RFID & USN, integrated management application (app), and others.
SMSOFT holds •aviation solution •energy solution •ship building solution technology. Among them, the aviation solution was introduced by taking advantage of the characteristics of a company specializing in the research and development of unmanned aerial vehicles. Through the introduction of core technologies for global unmanned aerial vehicles differentiated from existing ones, industrial and agricultural unmanned aerial vehicles were manufactured, industrial unmanned aerial vehicles mission systems were developed, and research services were performed.
In addition, with artificial intelligence autonomous flight technology and ground control system as their main force, they have the 'revolution in the sky', customized software (SW) that can lead the global unmanned aerial vehicle market based on data and competitive data management which is the most important for the establishment of their own unmanned aerial vehicle control platform. They also possess data management (management) capabilities.
'Close-to-Life Contact-Free Leading Service Project', in which the company is participating for the second year, has been implemented since last year. It is a project that develops, demonstrates, and spreads contact-free leading services that are closely related to the daily life of the people, and the response from participating companies is very positive. SMSOFT, located in Naju-si, Jeollanam-do, has been selected as a designated task (AR glass) and is carrying out the project. Among the AR glasses, 'AR glasses based on pin mirror lenses and K-food recipe AR contents' will be developed and demonstrated.
SMSOFT plans to promote the production and supply of AR educational content as a new business through NIPA's 'Close-to-Life Contact-Free Leading Service Project'. CEO Young-nim Park said, "As the contact-free market is attracting attention due to COVID-19, we are trying to enter this market by developing contact-free content technology. The user base for AR and VR content, which is expected to develop at a tremendous speed based on 5G technology, is lacking. Using food culture content that are indispensable to life as 'killer content' to establish a user base at home and abroad. Also, based on our accumulated know-how in SW•HW development, we plan to implement augmented reality to the general public by providing them easy access pin-mirror type AR glasses that are comfortable to wear."
SMSOFT is developing AR-based educational content with the theme of cooking education. With this, it becomes possible to recognize food ingredients using the spatial recognition function of AR glasses, which will provide more information to users. It can be used where various educational content production and field training are required.
SMSOFT owns intellectual property rights, including 12 registered patents, 10 GS (Good Software) certifications, and 36 patent applications. They have also received 10 certifications for being professional companies, including K-Global 300, Promising Small and Medium Enterprises, INNOBIZ, and Excellent Small Giant Enterprises. They are also conducting technology development by forming business agreements and consortiums with various institutions, including Chonnam National University, Sehan University, and Korea Institute of Industrial Technology.
Through this 'Close-to-Life Contact-Free Leading Service Project', they aim to meet business partners and develop their technology. The company is targeting to meet business partners with cooking education academies and schools interested in producing AR cooking education content, as well as cooking masters who want to popularize their own cooking techniques. Cooking education requires both hands to be free and at the same time, SMSOFT thinks that AR glasses are suitable for the education business sector because it aids in the process of cooking according to the instructor's instructions or programmed recipes.
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