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Government to Loosen Restrictions for Self-Driving Car Sensors

Government to Loosen Restrictions for Self-Driving Car Sensors

SEOUL, March 30 (Korea Bizwire) – The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning (MISP) announced yesterday that it will ease the regulations on the maximum electric output of self-driving car antennas to encourage the development of sensors for smart cars. The new deregulation will loosen the restrictions currently placed on the electrical consumption of antennas [...]

Report Says Korea Should Look to UK for Autonomous Car Insurance Model

Report Says Korea Should Look to UK for Autonomous Car Insurance Model

SEOUL, March 20 (Korea Bizwire) – One of the industries that self-driving vehicles will reshape is the insurance sector, and the question of who should take responsibility in the event of an accident is still being debated in several countries, including South Korea, where autonomous vehicles are just starting to be introduced to the market. [...]

Imminent Launch of Autonomous Cars Triggers Liability Debate

Imminent Launch of Autonomous Cars Triggers Liability Debate

SEOUL, Feb. 14 (Korea Bizwire) – The Korean government has announced that it will prepare a new compensation system with the expected commercialization of autonomous cars in 2020, attracting much attention on how authorities will decide who will be liable for car accidents. According to a February 13 statement from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, [...]

Gov’t Unveils Plans to Nurture 3D Printing, 5G, Artificial Intelligence

Gov’t Unveils Plans to Nurture 3D Printing, 5G, Artificial Intelligence

SEOUL, Dec. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea on Tuesday unveiled a list of emerging technology sectors, including 3D printing, fifth-generation telecommunications and artificial intelligence-based security services, to develop them into the next-generation drivers of growth.  Virtual reality, augmented reality, self-driving vehicles and the Internet of Things technology were among the sectors named to receive [...]

Government Ministries Team Up to Develop Drones, Self-driving Cars

Government Ministries Team Up to Develop Drones, Self-driving Cars

SEOUL, June 9 (Korea Bizwire) – South Korea’s ICT and transport ministries agreed Thursday to step up cooperation in developing drones, self-driving cars and smart cities.  The Ministry of Science, ICT and Future Planning and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport are two key government organizations in charge of exploring the nation’s fresh growth [...]