- Educational coding robot 'iCobot', easy to learn coding and robots and implement various functions
- Ai Control Co., Ltd., a two-year-old venture company, also launched a series of assistive devices for the disabled
- CEO Junhyung Park "Pursue a company that has a good influence on society...We will challenge the development of technology that can be enjoyed comfortably"
Members of AI Control Co., Ltd. are shouting “fighting” while the image of the company’s educational “i-COBOT,” exhibited in the space for AI startup exchanges in SPACE-S, Daedeok Innopolis, is being displayed.
Photo = Reporter Han Sang-wook.
Upon entering the AI startup exchange space of the Daedeok Special District SPACE-S located in the Daedeok Tech Biz Center (TBC), a cute image of an educational ‘i-COBOT’ is displayed on the screen.
AiCobot, a product of AI Control Co., Ltd., is a coding robot that can learn coding and robots, which are essential and increasingly important in the era of the 4th industrial revolution, in an easy and fun way, and can implement various functions. Coding robots are equipped with various sensors, and you can code and run your own system using sensor signals.
An image of 'i-COBOT', an educational coding robot.
EA (Everything is Available) series special mouse developed for cases where it is difficult to use a mouse.
You can learn coding with a coding robot and check the execution results yourself. With iCobot, you can control wirelessly, escape mazes, detect sounds, play melodies, etc.
Eight functions can be implemented. Depending on the user's coding skills, several functions can be combined and executed.
For example, it is possible to control the icobot through wireless communication with a PC or mobile phone via a Bluetooth module.
In addition, iCobot can recognize obstacles around it with an IR (infrared ray) sensor and find an exit to escape.
You can play songs by detecting the sound generated in the surroundings through the microphone and generating continuous musical scale values (frequency) through the mini speaker.
Co-Book, where you can learn the concept and structure of coding without a PC or tablet, and solution products for building smart classrooms are preparing to be released.
From the left, the three members of AI Control Co., Ltd. Founding (2020), including CTO Lee Seung-jun (Technical Director), CEO Park Joon-hyung, and Bae Young-geol COO (Planning Director), are talking about the company's current status and vision.
Another eye-catching product among AI Control products is the EA (Everything is Available) series of assistive devices for the disabled.
Various IT devices and services were made easy for anyone to use.
It is a special mouse that uses the head or lips for cases where it is difficult to use the mouse for various reasons.
'EA-1' is a headset type mouse that is used with the head, not the hand. Wear it on your head and move your cursor by moving your head.
It is suitable for browsing the Internet and watching online lectures. 'EA-2' is a mouth mouse that moves the cursor by holding the mouthpiece of a fixed mouse in the mouth and moving it. It is a stick-type mouse that can handle simple tasks and elaborate tasks.
'EA-3' is an all-purpose mouse that can be used for professional work at work.
It can perform complex tasks and handle various tasks such as Photoshop and PPT. product is being developed.
Lee Seung-jun, CTO (Technical Director) said, “The EA series is more convenient and easy to use for people with disabilities than market profitability.
“We hope that our efforts and passion will make the world a little warmer and more beautiful,” he said.
He said, “We are seeking to enter the overseas market for the EA series.”
We plan to participate in the Reha Care Disabled Rehabilitation and Silver Goods Fair.”
AI Control is concentrating on improving competitiveness as well as preparing for the ‘future’. In September 2020, 5 months after the company was founded, the company-affiliated research institute was established and has been immersed in research and development (R&D). The development of drone automation systems and self-driving mobile platforms is representative. The drone automation system is an automatic battery exchange system using a terrain recognition automatic take-off and landing system. Self-driving mobile platforms can implement SLAM technology using lidar sensors.
AI Control, founded in 2020, was certified as a venture company in October of the same year. National Information Society Agency, Korea Aerospace Research Institute, National Rehabilitation Center,
It has grown relatively rapidly by taking on tasks such as the Ministry of Small and Medium Venture Business. 4 projects currently underway, 2 projects awaiting selection, etc.
I am so busy that I have to pick and do assignments. All members of the company were also found at the time of foundation, including CEO Park Joon-hyung and Bae Young-geol, COO (planning director),
The number has increased from 3 founding members including Lee Seung-joon (CTO) to 10 now.
CEO Park Joon-hyung said, “We pursue a company where you can work happily while doing valuable work, a company that helps someone and has a good influence on society.” I will continue to challenge myself,” he said.
Bae Young-geol, COO (Planning Director), said, "We dream of a company that constantly finds places where our technology is needed and finds answers in a fun way in a creative way."
“Since our company cannot do everything, we are making excellent products together through network expansion and collaboration with external companies.
I want to open up a happy future.”
Lee Choong-il, CEO of Warm Maker Lab, the operator of SPACE-S in Daedeok Special District, where AI Control is located, said,
“It is very rewarding to have such a promising company move into and work in the SPACE-S AI start-up exchange space,” he said.
He said, “I expect AI Control to grow into a world-class company.”
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