Category: Vehicular Technology

VOTE NOW: 2021 VTS Board of Governors Election

2 August, 2021 | Breaking News, Member Updates, Vehicular Technology

IEEE Vehicular Technology Society requests your vote for the election of Members to the VT Board of Governors! Full candidate biographical information is available here. Vote before 22 September 2021! Your participation in the election is essential for the Society. The BoG makes important decisions about our publications, conferences, finances and investments, educational activities, etc.Read More

Society: On Automated Vehicles

21 July, 2021 | Member Updates, Vehicular Technology

Edward Au, Vice Chair, IEEE TAB Committee on Standards An automated vehicle is a vehicle capable of sensing its environment and moving safely with minimum or no input from human beings. Recent literature, industry projects, and prototypes have revealed its potential to improve transportation efficiency due to better synchronization of vehicle movements, and also toRead More

From IEEE VTM: Knowledge in Vehicular Networking

21 July, 2021 | Publications, Vehicular Technology

Duncan Deveaux, Takamasa Higuchi, Seyhan Uçar, Jérôme Härri, and Onur Altintas Full title—A Definition and Framework for Vehicular Knowledge Networking: An Application of Knowledge-Centric Networking To operate intelligent vehicular applications such as automated driving, mechanisms including machine learning (ML), artificial intelligence (AI), and others are used to abstract knowledge from information. Knowledge is defined asRead More

From IEEE VTM: New Strategic Collaborations in Autonomous Vehicles

10 May, 2021 | Publications, Vehicular Technology

Katrin Sjoberg The European heavy-duty truck manufacturers MAN and Scania, which belong to the TRATON GROUP, have agreed to a global partnership with TuSimple, a self-driving technology company based in San Diego, California. The purpose of the collaboration is to bring Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) level 4 trucks onto public roads. The first ScaniaRead More

From IEEE OJVT – Driving Simulation Technology

26 January, 2021 | Publications, Vehicular Technology

Article by Lucas Bruck, Bruce Haycock, and Ali Emadi Full title: A Review of Driving Simulation Technology and Applications Driving simulation has become a very useful tool for vehicle design and research in industry and educational institutes. This paper provides a review of driving simulator components, including the vehicle dynamics model, the motion system, andRead More

Call for Participation: Innovation Challenge – Small UAV Comms

9 September, 2020 | Events & Conferences, Vehicular Technology

Article: Kamesh Namuduri, Chair, IEEE VTS Ad Hoc Committee on Drones IEEE VTS is pleased to announce an Innovation Challenge in Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Communications for current undergraduate and graduate college and university students. Objective—Participants engineer a working solution for coordination between two UASs to accomplish a task jointly. The objective is to demonstrateRead More

VOTE NOW: VT Election of Members to the Board of Governors

7 August, 2020 | Breaking News, Member Updates, Vehicular Technology

IEEE Vehicular Technology Society requests your vote for the Election of Members to the VT Board of Governors! Full candidate biographical information is available here. Vote before 25 September 2020! Your participation in the election is essential for the Society. The BoG makes important decisions about our publications, conferences, finances and investments, educational activities, etc.Read More

Nobina Technologies Wins Autonomous Driving Award

16 March, 2020 | Vehicular Technology

Article by Elisabeth Uhlemann In March 2019, during the Tech.AD conference in Berlin, Nobina Technologies’ solution for autonomous shuttles was voted First Place in the Most Advanced RealLife Testing and Simulation Techniques in the Autonomous Driving awards category. Nobina’s real-world use case about self-driving shuttles in the Swedish city of Barkarbystaden (near Stockholm) offers aRead More

Volvo Models in Europe Inform Each Other of Hazards

18 February, 2020 | Vehicular Technology

Article by Elisabeth Uhlemann Safety research conducted by Volvo shows that adjusting speeds to the actual traffic situation can radically reduce the risk of accidents. By alerting people to dangers ahead in a timely manner and allowing them to adapt with time to spare, connected safety technologies can support better driver behavior and boost trafficRead More

Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems

28 January, 2020 | Vehicular Technology

Article by Elisabeth Uhlemann In 1999, the FCC reserved 75 MHz of spectrum in the 5.9-GHz band for automakers to develop technology that allows vehicles to communicate with each other. DSRC was developed with this aim and includes V2V, vehicle-to-infrastructure (V2I), and vehicle-to-pedestrian (V2P) communications, collectively referred to as V2X technologies. However, due to spectrumRead More

From the IEEE VTM: 6G – The Next Frontier

23 October, 2019 | Vehicular Technology

With its ability to provide a single platform enabling a variety of services, such as enhanced mobile broadband communications, virtual reality, automated driving, and the Internet of Things, 5G represents a breakthrough in the design of communication networks. Nevertheless, considering the increasing requests for new services and predicting the development of new technologies within aRead More

Emergency Vehicle Priority Systems

23 October, 2019 | Vehicular Technology

Article by Elisabeth Uhlemann Zero-Sum and Toyota InfoTechnology conducted a demonstration experiment showcasing an emergency vehicle priority system that uses an international vehicle-to-everything (V2X) standard originating from Japan based on the ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) band. This demonstration aimed at addressing and solving one of the most important challenges faced today by emergency vehicles such as ambulances:Read More