Category: Government Regulations

Recent Activities in VTS Standards

8 June, 2020 | Government Regulations, Member Updates

Article by Tom Kurihara, IEEE VTS Standards Committee Chair The VTS standards program continues to be active despite the current travel and meeting restrictions imposed by governments around the world. The VTS Standards Committee and its Working Groups are creating new opportunities for VTS member participation. Meetings have been conducted under the recent safety guidelines:Read More

New Initiatives in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

15 November, 2019 | Government Regulations

Article by Edward Au As of today, there are quite a number of active standardizations projects and pre-standardization efforts (via the concept of Industry Connections) with focus on virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), three-dimensional body processing, and healthcare [2]. At the September 2019 IEEE-Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Standards Board Meeting, the Board has approved 4Read More

Standards for IoT

9 July, 2019 | Government Regulations

Article by Edward Au There are many different kind of definitions, meanings, and interpretations on Internet of Things (IoT), because they depend heavily on, for example, the particular use cases, services and applications, objectives and contexts of interest. There is, however, a common agreement that IoT is comprised of many different kinds of interconnected devicesRead More

6 GHz FCC Proceedings in the US

5 November, 2018 | Government Regulations

Article by Edward Au In early June 2018, Chairman Pai of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the United States previewed the FCC agenda for the remainder of the year in a blog posting [1] and indicated that he would move forward with a rulemaking on the 6 GHz band (5.925 – 7.125 GHz band) thisRead More

State Safety Oversight for Washington, DC

5 September, 2018 | Government Regulations

Article by Harvey Glickenstein The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced on 22 February 2018 that the District of Columbia has obtained federal certification for its rail transit State Safety Oversight (SSO) program. Under the District’s SSO program, the D.C. Fire and Emergency Management Services is responsible for providing safety oversight ofRead More

China’s Connected Car f-Band; IEEE 802.11 on NextGen V2X

7 August, 2018 | Government Regulations, Mobile Communications

Article by Edward Au China’s consultation on connected cars In order to promote the application and development of intelligent networked vehicles in China and to meet the development needs of intelligent traffic information systems such as the Internet of Vehicles, in accordance with the Radio Regulations of the People’s Republic of China and the RadioRead More