: Singtel announced its partnership with Hyundai Motor Group to develop their Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Centre in Singapore (HMGICS). The first in the world advanced manufacturing facility will include tailored Singtel 5G solutions that ensure enhanced quality control in EV manufacturing operations, as well as the development of a metaverse for the manufacturing industry. The agreement between Singtel and Hyundai was signed by Mr Lim Seng Kong (right), Managing Director, Singtel Enterprise Business, and Mr Hong Bum Jung, CEO of HMGICS. /Singtel

Hyundai Motor Group’s innovation centre to integrate Singtel’s 5G

Hyundai and Singtel signed an agreement to develop the advanced facility.

Telecommunications group, Singtel, and Hyundai Motor Group will collaborate to deploy 5G network solutions at the advanced manufacturing facility, Hyundai Motor Group Innovation Centre in Singapore (HMGICS).

In a joint statement, both firms signed an agreement to enhance HMGCIS, which includes an electric vehicle manufacturing facility, as well as provide uninterrupted internet connectivity in the centre’s quality control in manufacturing operations.

HMGICS is Hyundai’s open innovation hub for research and development in advanced mobility ecosystems.

Aside from this, the HMGICS is also a “testbed for human-centred intelligent manufacturing and verification of Industry 4.0 technologies” 

HMGCIS CEO Hong Bum Jung said the 5G solution will help Hyundai’s goal of becoming the first mobility innovation, “a meta-factory concept, a digital-twin of an actual factory, supported by a metaverse platform."

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