The world’s first transoceanic voyage with autonomous navigation is a success

Hyundai's solution to automating maritime navigation

Hyundai set up Avikus in December 2020 to address the challenge of autonomous navigation in maritime environments. Last year, it successfully demonstrated its technology on a 12-seater cruise ship in Korea and showcased it to the world at the CES 2022, the world's biggest electronics and IT show.

The latest version of its navigational software is called HiNAS 2.0 and is a Level 2 autonomous navigation technology that can control and operate the ship. For its Level 1 functions, such as recognizing and judging objects in its environment, the software uses artificial intelligence trained to re