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T-map Teams Up with Cargo Truck Association to Develop Exclusive Navigation Service

T-map Teams Up with Cargo Truck Association to Develop Exclusive Navigation Service

SEOUL, Jan. 13 (Korea Bizwire) — T Map Mobility Co., a mobility unit under telecom operator SK Telecom Co., said Wednesday that it had signed an agreement with the Seoul Trucking Association to introduce its T-map navigation service specially designed for cargo trucks. As T-map Mobility plans to support the digitalization of South Korea’s cargo [...]

SKT, Samsung Heavy Succeed in Testing 5G-based Remote Control Ship

SKT, Samsung Heavy Succeed in Testing 5G-based Remote Control Ship

SEOUL, Dec. 10 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Telecom Co., South Korea’s leading telecommunications operator, and Samsung Heavy Industries Co., a major shipbuilder, said Tuesday their 5G-powered remote control ship operation test was successful. A 3.3-meter model ship made by Samsung Heavy sailed successfully in the sea near the shipbuilder’s shipyard in Geoje, South Gyeongsang Province, [...]

S. Korea to Include Icy Road Warnings in Navigation Services

S. Korea to Include Icy Road Warnings in Navigation Services

SEOUL, Nov. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — Starting next month, navigation services will notify drivers of icy roads. The Ministry of the Interior and Safety will soon begin testing the new voice warning system jointly with three private navigation service providers until February 29 of next year. Major navigation firms including Tmap operator SK Telecom, KakaoNavi [...]

Everland 2nd Most Popular Travel Destination on Kakao Navigation, What Ranks First?

Everland 2nd Most Popular Travel Destination on Kakao Navigation, What Ranks First?

SEOUL, Sept. 12 (Korea Bizwire) — Kangwon Land casino, located in Jeongseon County, Gangwon Province, was found to be the most visited tourist destination for Kakao Corp.’s vehicle navigation users over the past year. According to a recent report released by Kakao, Kangwon Land was the number one destination for people going to restaurants and [...]

Windshield to Become AR Navigation Display

Windshield to Become AR Navigation Display

DAEJEON, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — Technological developments are on their way to use augmented reality (AR) in the driver’s seat to display navigation information on the windshield, increasing driving safety. The Korean Intellectual Property Office (KIPO) reported on Wednesday that patents related to navigation systems using AR technology have increased in number. While there [...]

Kakao Launches Navigation App for Ambulances

Kakao Launches Navigation App for Ambulances

SEOUL, Jun. 19 (Korea Bizwire) — Kakao Mobility said Tuesday it will develop navigation and call guidance services exclusively for ambulances. Kakao Corp.’s transportation unit will develop the service through participation in the “Artificial Intelligence-based Emergency Medical System Development” project supported by the Ministry of Science and ICT and the National IT Industry Promotion Agency. [...]

S. Korea to Develop Radar Technology for Autonomous Driving and Indoor Navigation

S. Korea to Develop Radar Technology for Autonomous Driving and Indoor Navigation

SEOUL, May 16 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea plans to develop cutting-edge smart radar technology that will enable autonomous driving sensors, indoor navigation, disaster management, and security. The Ministry of Science and ICT opened radio research centers in four locations including Seoul National University (SNU), Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST), Pohang University [...]