Electrical Emile Bell Revived'Ding, Dong, Dang'
The sound of the bell lasts for only 30 seconds each time its rung; nevertheless, it incorporates 1,000 years of the Shilla Dynasty's breath.
The 'Emile Bell' is far more than just a hunk of metal but the stuff of legends. During the Shilla Dynasty a special bell was ordered to be made for a Buddhist temple. When the bell was finished it apparently did not sound right. A second bell was requested. Legend has it that the first bell was melted down and then a baby was added to the molten liquid. Devout Buddhist parents offered their child' belief and the bell from then had sounded 'Emile(mom)'.
Now the unique sound melody was reborn by modern electronic technology.
Professor Bae Myong Jin of Soongshil University created 'Cyber Emile' by his venture center members.
The replica bell is 35cm high and 10 kg with semiconductor chips in it. The real sound was chrystalized through electronic technology.
'There is nothing like our bell which rings so deep and emotionally. I am proud of this product and foreigners would love it too.'
Bae travelled a lot of countries and thought of an 'Emile Bell' with melody.
Kyongju city, where real Emile bell stands, is welcome of the new invention for it might propagandize as a good tour mascot.