Korea develops driverless car that can reach destinations without human intervention
The Advanced Institute of Convergence Technology, Korea has developed a driverless car. The single-seater electric vehicle can get to destinations without human intervention using sensors, cameras, and the GPS system. The institute expects that the vehicle will be used mainly for the physically handicapped and the elderly.
Park Tae-hyun, president of the Advanced Institute of Convergence Technology, said, the future of the automobile industry will be led by electric vehicles and driverless cars. Our aim in this effort is to reduce traffic accidents and help the handicapped live normal life with mobility. The Advanced Institute of Convergence Technology research organization is established jointly by Seoul National University and the Gyeonggi provincial government.