Samsung unveiled at the Festival of speed at Goodwood the world’s first car with a remote control through the mobile network 5G.
To develop a unique vehicle that was built on the base Lincoln MKZ, Samsung has attracted Vodafone and Designated Driver. Ground to demonstrate the capabilities of this car was the Festival of speed at Goodwood, where it was piloted by world champion drifters Vaughn Gittin Jr., according to Auto Informant with reference to the press-center Samsung.
The pilot was not driving a Lincoln MKZ, and drove it by remote systems Designated Driver, via a virtual reality headset, the Samsung VR and a Samsung Galaxy S10, which was connected to an ultrafast 5G mobile network from Vodafone. While Vaughn Gittin was in another pavilion.
The car went on the road with fully tinted Windows, so the pilot focused only on the image received from the cameras of Samsung Galaxy S10 5G, attached to the back of the car.
“The embodiment of this concept is a sure step to the use of remote presence technology using 5G and the Festival of speed Goodwood was an ideal testing ground. We intend to continue to expand the range of products with support for 5G,” said senior Vice President of Samsung Electronics America young Lee.