SK Telecom and Sinclair Broadcast Group have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Harman to jointly develop and commercialize digital broadcasting network-based automotive electronics technology for global markets.
The MoU was signed at CES under which the companies will collaborate to build an advanced automotive platform based on ATSC 3.0, the next-generation broadcasting technology standard.
The companies together will enable drivers to experience in-vehicle HD terrestrial TV broadcasting, secure firmware updates, HD map updates and V2X certificate management via terrestrial digital broadcasting facilities operated by Sinclair Broadcast Group throughout the United States. The technology will also be deployed in other geographies as local broadcast facilities become available.
The three companies will work together to provide technology and grow market share in U.S. Market and eventually will expand to global automotive market through joint business opportunities.
Source: Press Release