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VTS MV Challenge 2021

29 November, 2021 | Member Updates, Vehicular Technology

João P. Trovão The IEEE VTS Motor Vehicles Challenge 2021 focuses on the design of an energy management strategy (EMS) for a dual-motor all-wheel drive (AWD) electric vehicle (EV) of which the reference model is given from an urban EV developed at the University of Sherbrooke. The participants will develop their EMS to allocate theRead More

Connected and Automated Vehicles – Spectrum Reallocation in the US

29 November, 2021 | Publications

Katrin Sjoberg On 3 May 2021, the US Federal Communications Commission (FCC) published its final report and order, and further notice of proposed rulemaking, related to the proceedings on 5.9 GHz, starting the clock on the reallocation of 45 MHz of the 75 MHz spectrum to unlicensed devices, such as Wi-Fi. Given the date ofRead More

Mobile Radio – Beyond 100 GHz for 5G and 6G

29 November, 2021 | Publications

Claudio Casetti In a report dated 6 April 2021, Deutsche Telekom, Cosmote, and Ericsson provided details on trials at Deutsche Telekom’s Mobile Backhaul Service Center in Cosmote headquarters, Athens, where the partners successfully proved the viability of frequency bands beyond 100 GHz, such as W band, for multigigabit wireless backhaul capacities for 5G and 6G.Read More

From IEEE TVT: CAN Bus Reverse Engineering

29 November, 2021 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Alessio Buscemi, Ion Turcanu, German Castignani, Romain Crunelle, and Thomas Engel Full title—CANMatch: A Fully Automated Tool for CAN Bus Reverse Engineering based on Frame Matching Controller Area Network (CAN) is the most frequently used in-vehicle communication system in the automotive industry today. The communication inside the CAN bus is typically encoded using proprietary formatsRead More

From IEEE OJVT: Multi-speed Gearboxes for Battery EVs

29 November, 2021 | Publications, Vehicular Technology

Fabricio Alvares Machado, Phillip Kollmeyer, Daniel Goretti Barroso, and Ali Emadi Full title—Multi-speed Gearboxes for Battery Electric Vehicles: Current Status and Future Trends In the last decade, the automotive industry has undergone a paradigm shift towards electrification. Electric vehicles have become increasingly popular, but so far, they have almost solely utilized single-ratio gearboxes. The useRead More

VTS in 2024: 75 Years!

11 October, 2021 | Member Updates

Dave Michelson, VTS History Committee Chair Earlier this year, VTS launched the VTS History Project, a three-year project (2021-23) to: Increase our public visibility Improve our engagement with students, industry and policymakers Prepare for our 75th anniversary in 2024 VTS members will work with staff from the IEEE History Center and other interested parties fromRead More

Standards: New Initiatives on Ultrawideband

11 October, 2021 | Publications

Edward Au The IEEE 802.15 Working Group on Wireless Specialty Networks is a working group of the IEEE 802 LAN/ MAN Standards Committee of the IEEE Computer Society. It is chartered to develop interoperability standards addressing wireless networking for emerging Internet of Things applications. Among the many standards the working group has been developing, IEEERead More

Connected and Automated Vehicles – Current Challenges in the Automotive Industry

11 October, 2021 | Publications, Vehicular Technology

Katrin Sjoberg The COVID-19 pandemic is still holding the world in a stranglehold. Large-scale vaccination is in different stages throughout nations globally, and countries that have come far in terms of vaccinating the population are slowly beginning to open up. The commercial vehicle industry sells more vehicles than it can produce for the moment—a sortRead More

Mobile Radio – 5G Reaches Critical Mass

11 October, 2021 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Claudio Casetti In the years that led to the deployment of 5G networks, people often read of the envisioned transformative power of 5G in everyday life, with examples usually drawn from health care, entertainment, and automation. As explored in this column, these promises are finally coming to fruition as more trials and near-commercial deployments showcaseRead More


11 October, 2021 | Publications

Tejasvi Alladi, Bhavya Gera, Ayush Agrawal, Vinay Chamola, and Richard Yu Full title—DeepADV: A Deep Neural Network Framework for Anomaly Detection in VANETs We are seeing a growth in the number of connected vehicles in Vehicular Ad-hoc Networks (VANETs) to achieve the goal of Intelligent Transportation System (ITS). This is leading to a connected vehicularRead More

From IEEE OJVT: Index Modulation Multiple-Access (IMMA)

11 October, 2021 | Publications

Said El-Khamy, Hassan M. Elragal, and Remon Polus Full title—Index Modulation Multiple-Access (IMMA): Efficient Techniques for Downlink Millimeter Waves Outdoor Channel In this paper, we propose two new multiple-access schemes for downlink system based on the combination of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) with index modulation (IM), namely OFDM-IM. In the first proposed technique, namely,Read More

Mobile Radio – Patient-Researcher Connection via 5G

14 September, 2021 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Claudio Casetti On 12 May 2021, AT&T announced the setup of a new private 5G network helping to revolutionize the way patients and researchers connect at the Lawrence J. Ellison Institute for Transformative Medicine at the University of Southern California. The on-site 5G network provides ultrafast connectivity for patient-centered cancer research, treatment, and wellness education.Read More