KT said on March 27 that KT and SR will build a "5G Smart Station" at SRT Suseo Station in Seoul.
Under the MOU signed, the two companies will continue their joint cooperation to build a "5G Smart Station" with ICT technologies such as 5G, AR and artificial intelligence CCTV.
To establish 5G network at SRT stations and driving sections and to establish "5G Smart Station," both companies decided to upgrade existing LTE for business use to 5G.
In addition, the two companies will introduce 5G-based AR smart glasses to repair high-speed railways and strengthen early response capabilities in case of emergencies, and establish intelligent wireless CCTVs in the SRT to respond to emergency situations on trains.
It will further discuss the introduction of KT IoT air quality measuring platform that will measure and inform fine dust data in SRT stations.
In particular, KT's 5G AR smart glasses technology is available at the work site for train maintenance, and the two companies are positively consulted as they can identify abnormal train parts and contact the control center in real time.
To expand ICT-based innovative services, both companies are planning to continue their strategic partnership through this MOU, and discover ICT innovation services in various fields and introduce pilot services.
"KT will cooperate in establishing SR's 5G Smart Station by mobilizing all ICT capabilities that it has." said Lee Chang-geun, head of KT's public customer division.