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Human Rights Watchdog Declares Banning Car Rentals for the Hearing-impaired a Form of Discrimination

Human Rights Watchdog Declares Banning Car Rentals for the Hearing-impaired a Form of Discrimination

SEOUL, Apr. 11 (Korea Bizwire) — The National Human Rights Commission of Korea (NHRCK) announced on Wednesday that it is discrimination to refuse to rent a car to a hearing-impaired individual, and recommended that car rental companies establish measures to prevent a recurrence of this type of situation. Furthermore, it advised the Ministry of Land, [...]

Hyundai Motor Develops ‘Silent Taxi’, a Dream Car for the Hearing-Impaired

Hyundai Motor Develops ‘Silent Taxi’, a Dream Car for the Hearing-Impaired

SEOUL, Jan. 7 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Group’s ‘Silent Taxi’ project has been successfully completed, and will allow hearing-impaired individuals to drive safely by providing sound information with visual and sensory cues. The so-called ‘Silent Taxi’ was introduced on January 7, and is based on Audio-Tactile Conversion (ACT) technology. The ‘Silent Taxi’ features sensory [...]

Hyundai Motor Offers Music Service to Hearing-impaired Children

Hyundai Motor Offers Music Service to Hearing-impaired Children

SEOUL, Korea, Sep 11 (Korea Bizwire) – Hyundai Motor said on September 11 that it would provide unlimited music content to ten schools for hearing-impaired children to which it had donated its “Sonata touchable music seat” systems. As part of a wider CSR program “Sonata the Brilliant Sound Project” to offer beautiful music sounds to deaf [...]