OmniAir Consortium®, the leading industry organization promoting global interoperability for tolling, ITS, and connected vehicles, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Korea Testing Laboratory (KTL), to help advance the testing and certification of C-V2X and 5G technologies in Korea.
On April 25, Se Jong Kim, President and CEO of KTL and OmniAir® Executive Director Jason Conley signed an agreement outlining broad areas of cooperation related to testing and certification for connected vehicles in Korea, at an official signing ceremony in Washington, DC.
Minister Lee Chang-yang, Korea’s Ministry of Trade, Industry and Energy (MOTIE) attended the MOU signing, which took place “Korea-U.S. High-Tech Industry & Clean Energy Partnership” MOU signing ceremony on Apr. 25 in Washington DC where 23 MOUs were signed for Korea-U.S. high-tech cooperation in hydrogen, SMR and other areas.
“We look forward to a strong partnership with KTL to further cooperation on testing and certification for connected vehicles and advanced mobility technologies in Korea and around the world” said Jason Conley, Executive Director of OmniAir Consortium. “It is an honor to sign this agreement as we mark the 70th anniversary of the alliance between the United States and the Republic of Korea.”
OmniAir offers independent, third-party testing and certification for C-V2X, DSRC, and RFID radios and modules through a network of accredited test laboratories, using qualified test equipment and validated test cases. KTL has also joined OmniAir as a member and is contributing to the development of our testing and certification programs in Korea and around the world.
About OmniAir Consortium
OmniAir Consortium is the leading industry association promoting interoperability and certification for ITS, tolling, and connected vehicles. OmniAir’s membership includes public agencies, private companies, research institutions, and independent test laboratories. Learn more about OmniAir at www.omniair.org.
About Korea Testing Laboratory
Korea Testing Laboratory (KTL) is a leading testing and certification body in Korea established for the purpose of improving technology and global competitiveness of industries. KTL has been providing support for development of testing and evaluation technologies and helping companies obtain domestic and international certifications since 1966.