SK Telecom to start 5G self-driving service with experts in self-driving technology
SK Telecom to start 5G self-driving service with experts in self-driving technology
  • Lee Jun-sung
  • 승인 2019.01.10 13:25
  • 댓글 0
이 기사를 공유합니다

SK Telecom signed a MOU with ThorDrive in Las Vegas on the afternoon of January 9 (U.S. time) for development of self-driving businesses and cooperation in technologies. Jang Yoo-sung, head of SK Telecom's AI/Mobility business (second from left), Lee Jong-ho, director of SK Telecom's Mobility Business (first from left), Seo Seung-woo, founder of ThorDrive (third from left), and Kye Dong-kyung, CEO of ThorDrive (four from left) attended the signing ceremony. 

SK Telecom is going to work with ThorDrive, which was established by Suh Seung-woo, one of South Korea's top experts in self-driving technology, to provide 5G self-driving services in South Korea.

SK Telecom announced that it signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with ThorDrive in Las Vegas on the afternoon of January 9 (U.S. time) for development of self-driving businesses and cooperation in technologies. SK Telecom CEO Jang Yoo-sung and founder Suh Seung-woo attended the signing ceremony.

SK Telecom and ThorDrive are planning to build self-driving shuttles in downtown Seoul and supply self-driving robot taxis for the weak traffic in mountainous regions.

The two companies are also planning to commercialize last mile self-driving delivery that is linked to logistics and delivery businesses.

To this end, SK Telecom is planning to upgrade 5G Vehicle to Everything (V2X), HD map update, FMS and Fleet Management Service.

ThorDrive will be in charge of developing self-driving technologies and software, upgrading self-driving solutions, and supplying and modifying self-driving cars.

SK Telecom said that cooperation with experts such as ThorDrive is essential to lead self-driving field where fierce competition is taking place. 

SK Telecom also said that it will work with various partners with expertise in mobility field to establish an ecosystem for self-driving technology.


댓글삭제
삭제한 댓글은 다시 복구할 수 없습니다.
그래도 삭제하시겠습니까?
댓글 0
댓글쓰기
계정을 선택하시면 로그인·계정인증을 통해
댓글을 남기실 수 있습니다.

  • Korea IT Times: Copyright(C) 2004, Korea IT Times. .Allrights reserved.
  • #1206, 36-4 Yeouido-dong, Yeongdeungpo-gu, Seoul, Korea(Postal Code 07331)
  • 서울특별시 영등포구 여의도동 36-4 (국제금융로8길 34) / 오륜빌딩 1206호
  • * Mobile News: m.koreaittimes.com
  • * Internet news: www.koreaittimes.com
  • * Editorial Div. 02-578-0434 / 010-2442-9446 * PR Global/AD: 82-2-578-0678.
  • * IT Times Canada: Willow St. Vancouver BC
  • 1-778-686-0116/ 070-7008-0005
  • * Email: info@koreaittimes.com
ND소프트