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Samsung establishes an innovation fund while subsidiary Harman forms strategic business unit dedicated to automotive

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Having secured licenses for on-road testing of autonomous driving software and hardware under development in Korea and California, Samsung is making efforts to cement its place in the automotive space. The company has established a $300-million fund–named as Samsung Automotive Innovation Fund–focussed on connected car and autonomous technologies, smart sensors, …

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KIET outlines steps for South Korean firms in connected cars market

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Korea Institute for Industrial Economics & Trade has released a report on connected cars. The report has urged the automotive industry in the country to step up its efforts to develop connected car technology and its standardisation in order to not lag behind the global competition in the fast growing …

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Samsung gets approval to test its autonomous cars on the roads of South Korea

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Samsung has become another company to join the self-driving car race. The company has got approval South Korea’s Land Ministry to test its self-driving cars on its roads. The company has been active in this domain from the last couple of years. It had recently modified a race track it …

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HARMAN Introduces scalable digital cockpit platform

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HARMAN International, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Samsung focused on connected technologies for automotive, consumer and enterprise markets, has announced a new platform solution that intelligently integrates all of a car’s digital displays and the information and services behind them. HARMAN’s new Digital Cockpit Platform is a scalable and cost-effective solution …

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Samsung and NVIDIA invest $75 million in Soundhound

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SoundHound Inc. has announced $75 million, in new funding. The round includes a strategic group of investors including NVIDIA GPU Ventures, Samsung Catalyst Fund, Nomura Holdings, Inc., Sompo Japan Nipponkoa Insurance Inc., and RSI Fund I (a VC arm of Recruit Holdings). Other new investors such as Kleiner Perkins, SharesPost …

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Samsung to supply Exynos processors for Audi’s IVI system

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Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd has announced its participation in the Audi Progressive SemiConductor Program (PSCP) as a partner supplier of Exynos processors, its own System-on-Chip (SoC) solution, for Audi’s In Vehicle Infotainment (IVI) system. As a key partner, Samsung will be supplying its flagship Exynos processors for Audi’s next-generation IVI system. “With …

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5G Automotive Association gets new members, expands expertise and geography

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The 5G Automotive Association through it website informed that Ficosa, CMCC, Viavi, SAIC, Samsung, Rohde & Schwarz, ZTE, NTT DOCOMO, Continental, Danlaw  are new members of the association. The new members significantly grow 5GAA membership base and diversity, both in term of geography and expertise. This will allow 5GAA to further …

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Korea: KT with CarVi to provide ADAS to Lotte Rent-a-car

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Published: 14 September 2016 In January 2016 KT had announced its partnership with Samsung and CarVi to provide ADAS. “KT, South Korea’s second-largest telecom company, had joined hands with Samsung Electronics and CarVi.   CarVi, a Silicon Valley tech company specializing in advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS), to develop ADAS technology. …

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Samsung acquires Joyent, to boost its connected car businesses

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Published: June 16, 2016 | Korea Samsung Electronics has finalized its plan to acquire Joyent, Inc., a leading public and private cloud provider. With Joyent’s cloud technology, Samsung will now have access to its own cloud platform capable of supporting its growing lineup of mobile, Internet of Things (IoT) and cloud-based …

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Samsung & Yamaha reveals a smart heads-up display(HUD) for motorcycles

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Published: March 29, 2016 | Italy Samsung and Yamaha are jointly developing a new platform to promote road safety-The Smart Windshield concept that involves a screen that allows access to information displayed on the rider’s smartphone in the least distracting manner. The Smart Windshield concept is a transparent screen placed …

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