May 2, 2017

Samsung self-driving car trial in South Korea approved

The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport approved Samsung's plans to test its self-driving technology on Monday. According to the Korea Herald, the company is using a customised Hyundai car for the tests. "The test run approval does not mean that Samsung is making a self-driving car", a spokesperson was reported as saying. The car will be fitted with laser and radar sensors made by other companies, paired with Samsung's artificial intelligence and deep learning software. Samsung also plans to develop its own computer modules and sensors, according to South Korea's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport.

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