The national exhibition of achievements in informatization-2019 took place on an unprecedentedly large scale at Pyongyang Indoor Stadium in Pyongyang between Nov 1 and 7.
The theme for this year’s exhibition was “digital economy and enthusiasm for informatization”.
On display at the exhibition were more than 1 600 pieces of achievements in informatization and development of information technology and IT products made in the course of it. It drew hundreds of units including commissions, ministries, national agencies, scientific research and educational institutions, other institutions, enterprises, model units in informatization and information industry units.
The exhibits were on show in the form of real things, models, simulations, multimedia presentations and introductory illustrations and the display booths were open so that visitors could see and use directly to understand and compare what they saw, share knowledge and make order contracts for the exhibits on display in the main hall and those in the corridor of Pyongyang Indoor Stadium.
As a comprehensive animation monitoring system was established in the exhibition hall, the progress of the exhibition and analytical data on the visitors were displayed in real time on the large screens set up in several places.
Most attractive among the exhibits were the national integrated power management system, the general information systems in the agricultural and public health sectors, the meteorological information service system and other advanced IT achievements and products, education information systems and education support programs made during the implementation of the five-year strategy for national economic development.
The electric power information institute under the Ministry of Electric Power Industry presented a new family electric power supply contract system and a national integrated power management system to which the compound power control system of the Orangchon Power Station is added. As they make it possible to sign power supply contract at any place through the national computer network and mobile communications network and ensure high water level and high efficiency in hydropower stations, they support the optimization and informatization of power generation, supply and consumption.
Also seen there were the Pulgunbyol operating system, integrated search system and Korean language sound recognition program, a door control system using car licence number recognition technology, machine translation and character recognition programs, VR experience ground using sound and image recognition and front image visual angle support system.
School education level appraisal system, programming capacity evaluation system, multifunctional distance lecture system and practical super-speed reading training support program were very popular among officials in the education field, teachers and schoolchildren as they are very helpful in improving the overall education.
The exhibition also featured contests, presentations, technology exchange and services in new and various forms. Quality inspection was performed at the exhibition hall to provide favourable environment and conditions for turning excellent IT research hits into products.
The exhibition examined scientific and technological contents and economic effectiveness of the exhibits and selected top ten model informatization units, top ten IT businesses and top ten IT products.
In a word, the event highlighted the growing trend of local businesses towards digital economy.
Top 10 IT products and hits
Pulgunbyol 4.0.5 user system, Ullim SIM card, super high resolution black-and-white picture colouring system, computer vaccine program Chambit, Orangchon Power Station integrated production system, spectrum analyser, laser cutter processing support system, university lecturers and researchers performance assessment system, network switchboard Ullim, process monitoring programming tool Huingurum
Top 10 model informatization units
Kim Chaek University of Technology, Wonsan Leather Shoes Factory, Kwangbok Area Supermarket, Haebangsan Hotel, North Phyongan Provincial Long-distance Passenger Vehicle Company, Changgwang Health Complex, Pyongyang Department Store No.1, Rungna People’s Recreation Ground Management Station, Mirae Primary School, Sinuiju Port Imports and Exports Inspection and Quarantine Office
Top 10 IT businesses
Pyongyang Technology Corporation, Phurunhanul Corporation, Pyongyang Software Joint Development Centre, IT Institute of Kim Chaek University of Technology, Kwangmyong Ragwon Electronic Products Development Company, AI Technology Institute of the Faculty of Informatics of Kim Il Sung University, Pulgunbyol Research Institute, Mangyongdae Haeyang Technical Exchanging Company, Achim Computer Joint Venture Company, Samhung economic information technology company