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Subject KOBA 2017 Press Release Date 2017-05-06 Hits 3113

 KOBA 2017 Press Release

27th Korea International Broadcast, Audio & Lighting Equipment show kick off at COEX A, C, D and conference Center From May 16th(Tue) to 19th(Fri) under the theme of To UHD and Beyond

KOBA 2017 is co-hosted by Korea E&Ex and Korea Broadcasting Engineering & Technicians Association(KOBETA) and supported by related institutions & groups including Ministry of Science, ICT & Future Planning, the Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy, Korea Communications Commission, KBS, EBS, OBS the acoustical Society of Korea, Korea association of Sound Artists, ETRI. It Is the only specialized global exhibition related with the converging broadcast industry. The government selected this as a promising exhibition to boost the growth of Korea industry.

Main displayed products will be 4K, UHD, Smart TV, Mobile TV, Digital Contents, Camera, VTR, Post-Production System, Delivery & Distribution Equipment, Video Post-Production Equipment, Character Generator, CATV System, Internet/Satellite Broadcasting Equipment, Audio equipment like Pro Audio, Microphone, Console, Mixer and instruments, Pro-Light/Stage Equipment and others. 

1,014 companies from 29 Countries attend at KOBA 2017; Domestic broadcast stations (KBS, and EBS), global broadcasting/video companies(Sony, Panasonic, Canon, Ikegami, FOR-A, ARRI, Tektronix, Daehan Ultra Vision, Dongyang Digital, Road Technology, Black Magic Design, Sama GVC, Sanam Technology, YoungDo BNC, TV Logic, Compix), sound system companies(DaiKyung VASCOM, Sound solution, Yamaha, Inter-M, D Logixs, Kevic and Sama Prosound), Lighting companies(C&C LIGHTWAY and LS Media)

Along with the brand-new exhibition items such as mobile, smart media, display, LED and other contents, the number of emerging exhibition items and companies exceedingly increases in the act of growth of broadcasting and moving image industry as a higher-valued added business. Therefore, KOBA (Korea International Broadcast Audio & Lighting Equipment Show) provides differentiated opportunities along with the insight of the promising future of next generation growing industry.

With innovative techniques, not only in broadcasting but also smart-technology, which has been highlighted with its fusion techniques, UHD (Ultra High Definition) and 4K as their main strength, domestic and international companies will be taking part and exhibiting with items that are visually enhanced and advanced in its safety such as UHD related digital television or projector.

International Broadcasting technology Conference that is hosted by Korea Broadcasting Engineers & Technicians Association (KOBETA) and Korea E&EX will be held in COEX Conference Center with more than 80 different sections of conferences. Conferences will be mainly about major issues in regards to the notable broadcasting techniques and policies such as UHD television, Smart Media, VR and drones, which seems to attract many visitors and exhibition attendees attentions. Specifically, we will be hosting KOBA World Media Forum that focuses only on the issues of international broadcasting industries. Furthermore, Korea association  of Sound Artists will be hosting variety of seminars and programs about audio technology, which provides attendees with the audio professional techniques and real-life experience tips.

Also, in order to support and maximize the opportunity for the globalization to the exhibiting companies in KOBA 2017, we provide broadcasting station tour programs and hospitality services for international buyers that flies all over the world.