World Ch. Schedule : MON 07:30 KST
* Date : 2020-04-27
COVID-19 Activates Untact Marketing!
Rapid New Rise of Automation
As social distancing becomes a widespread movement, the so-called 'untact marketing' is drawing much attention.
The method goes well with the trend of minimizing human contact by fully utilizing unmanned technology and A.I. (artificial intelligence) services.
It has also become a new shopping trend, which not only promotes easy and convenient services in accordance with the digital era, but also complies with 'social distancing.'
From barista robots brewing your coffee to those serving tables, we introduce the friendly steel front-liners of untact servicing.
New cultural trend of 'untact performances' amid COVID-19.
The curtain rises on a choreo-drama that captures Korea's unique sentiments and delicate movements.
But the crowd is empty and instead, cameras take their place.
With the prolonging situation of COVID-19, the troupe fulfills the cultural void by visiting audiences at their couches through live online performances.
We take our front-row couch seats to get a live, first-hand experience as the Gyeonggi Arts Center puts on a performance titled 'Dance-ON, Ryun,' a beautiful combination of traditional folk tale and Korean dance.
Far apart but never at heart. A touching performance streaming live at your homes!
Let's take a closer look at the new cultural trend of 'untact performances' amid COVID-19.
The Man behind the Posters, Photographer Kim Ho-geun
There is a man recently known as the trendiest photographer in the performing arts field.
His name is Kim Ho-geun, a 19th year veteran who produced posters for over 300 productions with his camera. When he works, he emphasizes first and foremost, the expressions of the eyes in the actor.
We listened to his story of how he has exchanged sincere glances with actors through his camera lens.