2018-05-26, Sat.

Top Stories       Business       Culture & Life       Science & Technology       World

Lecture

Notification

 

NEWS > Business


LG ELECTRONICS AND HERE TECHNOLOGIES PARTNER ON AUTONOMOUS CARS

Partnership to Implement Next-Generation Telematics Strategy in Self-Driving Era
Date: 2017-12-27

SEOUL, Dec. 27, 2017 ― LG Electronics (LG) is partnering with HERE Technologies (HERE), a global provider of digital mapping and location services, to offer a next-generation telematics solution for autonomous vehicles. The solution combines LG’s advanced telematics technology with high-precision map data and location services powered by the HERE Open Location Platform. Through their planned collaboration, the companies aim to support automakers globally with a robust and secure data communications hub for highly automated and fully autonomous cars.

Telematics is an industry that is defined as the integration of telecommunications and informatics to provide vehicle safety and entertainment services such as navigation, location confirmation and emergency dispatch through various communication technologies, from GPS and DMB (Digital Multimedia Broadcasting) networks to Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and mobile communication. LG, the leader in the global telematics market since 2013, is committed to introducing next-generation solutions that offer high-precision map information to meet the needs of the quickly expanding autonomous vehicle industry.

HERE is the world’s leading provider of map data and location services to the automotive industry, powering more than 100 million cars on the road today. The company is also working with automakers on the development of HD Live Map, its highly-accurate cloud-based map service which supports connected ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance Systems) and automated driving solutions. HD Live Map, which LG intends to deploy in the joint solution it offers automakers, identifies all roads and surrounding features such as lane markings, stop signs, crosswalks, speed signs and traffic lights. The importance of the HERE’s intellectual property and potential was highlighted in 2015 when a consortium of global automotive companies - Audi, BMW and Daimler - acquired the company. Since then HERE has also attracted investors from the broader technology industry.

When fully developed, telematics will play a key role as the communication hub for autonomous vehicles. First, sensors in the vehicle’s ADAS - comprised of cameras, radar and lidar - read the surrounding environment and send the data to the cloud along with information on nearby vehicles collected via V2X (Vehicle-to-Everything). All the information gathered is repeatedly analyzed and transmitted to the telematics systems of vehicles for customized driving information.

LG’s telematics solutions support various communication technologies from GPS to Bluetooth, Wi-Fi and mobile communication. LG engineers are working earnestly to develop 5G products, which will be four to five times faster than LTE with 90 percent reduction in latency, ideal for next generation autonomous vehicle operation.

“We’re excited to present a new standard for autonomous mobile communication solutions in cooperation with HERE, which has unsurpassed cutting-edge automotive guidance technology,” said Lee Woo-jong, president of LG’s Vehicle Components Company. “With partners like HERE, LG can continue to advance the next generation of connected car technologies to help prepare automakers for the self-driving era.”

“To operate safely and efficiently, autonomous vehicles will need many kinds of robust data sources and powerful communication technologies,” said Moon Lee, vice president of HERE Technologies APAC. “We believe our Open Location Platform-powered services can play a critical role in next-generation telematics technology for autonomous vehicles, and we’re excited to be working with LG to make this a reality.”

 



 to the Top List of News

Global Rollout of LG G7 ThinQ Gets Underway
Samsung Electronics Begins Offering LED Component Solutions for Horticulture Lighting
LG Launches the Google Assistant on 2018 AI-Enabled TVs
Samsung Redefines the Movie Theater Experience with the New Onyx Cinema LED Screen
LG Debuts Signature Kitchen Suite in Europe at Milan Design Week 2018
BuzzFeed and The Dodo Help Make Every Day Epic in Super Slow-mo with the Samsung Galaxy S9 and S9+
LG Opens Global Software Upr\grade Center for Faster Smartphone Updates

 

LG to Unveil Seventh Generation G Series in Eearly May
Samsung Recognized for Sustained Leadership in Environmental Protectio...
Samsung Electronics Holds Annual General Meeting of Shareholders
Samsung Electronics Diversifies its 8-Inch Foundry Offerings with New ...
South Korean Women Curlers Take On New Role As The Face Of LG Applianc...
Webos Enters Next Phase As Global Platform under LG’s Stewardship
Samsung Announces New 2018 Home Entertainment Lineup

 

 

60, Gamasanro 27gil, Guro-gu, Seoul, Korea, e-mail: news@newsji.com

Copyright, The News Group