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Seeking Testimony of VTS Pioneers

14 January, 2022 | Member Updates

Dave Michelson, VTS History Committee Chair Nominate a VTS Pioneer for the VTS Oral History Initiative IEEE VTS is currently soliciting nominations for individuals to be interviewed under the VTS Oral History Initiative. Abridged transcriptions of the interviews will be considered for inclusion in a commemorative volume that will celebrate the 75th anniversary of VTS inRead More

From IEEE OJVT: Emerging Tech for EVs and HEVs

14 January, 2022 | Publications

Christopher H. T. Lee, Wei Hua, Teng Long, Chaoqiang Jiang, and Lakshmi Varaha Iyer In this paper, the key research topics in area of EVs/HEVs, namely electrical machines, electrochemical energy sources, wireless charging infrastructure, and latest EV/HEV models, are covered. Full title—A Critical Review of Emerging Technologies for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles Because of theRead More

From IEEE VTM: Terahertz Comms for 6G

14 January, 2022 | Publications

Alexandros-Apostolos A. Boulogeorgos, Josep Miquel Jornet, and Angeliki Alexiou Full title—Directional Terahertz Communication Systems for 6G: Fact Check Sustaining a flexible and ubiquitously available high-data-rate (high-DR) network that is capable of supporting a massive number of end users demands the exploitation of higher-frequency bands, such as the terahertz band (0.1–10 THz). However, the utilization ofRead More

From the IEEE TVT: Multi-connectivity in 5G and Beyond

14 January, 2022 | Publications

Sunghoon Jung and Saewoong Bahk Full title—Online Control of Traffic Split and Distributed Cell Group State Decisions for Multi-connectivity in 5G and Beyond The emergence of new radios (NRs) including mmWave in 5G necessitates multi-connectivity to enable a robust control plane as well as a faster user plane to satisfy stringent mobile service requirements. InRead More

Message from the President – The State of VTS Today

20 December, 2021 | Member Updates

Abbas Jamalipour This is my last President’s Message for our Society eNewsletter, VTS Mobile World. Over the past two years, this column has served as an important tool to inform our respected members and colleagues about what’s happening in the Society. Indeed, it has been a very challenging period to be President, with much ofRead More

Connected and Automated Vehicles – Homologation for CAV in Europe

20 December, 2021 | Publications

Katrin Sjoberg European policy makers plan to have a type approval framework in place for automation level 4 and level 5 vehicles in a year. The first attempt at legislation has been shared in the Motor Vehicles Working Group chaired by the European Commission. In this group, experts from industry on the topic are invited.Read More

Mobile Radio – Open Source Solutions for 5G

20 December, 2021 | Publications

Claudio Casetti As reported on 6 April 2021, Red Hat, Inc., announced a collaboration with NEC Corporation to deliver 5G solutions built on the Red Hat Kubernetes platform, OpenShift. With NEC’s 5G core network solutions running on Red Hat OpenShift, organizations will be able to capitalize on 5G across a broad set of use casesRead More

From the IEEE TVT: Blockchain System in Vehicular Networks

20 December, 2021 | Publications

Soojin Lee and Seung-Hyun Seo Full title—Design of a Two Layered Vehicle Reputation Blockchain System in Vehicular Networks Vehicles on the road, where an Intelligent Transportation System (ITS) is built, can share a lot of traffic information and drive more safely and efficiently through data sharing. Since incorrect information misleads vehicles and causes confusion inRead More

From the IEEE OJVT: ECC of Generalized Fading Channels with Mobility

20 December, 2021 | Publications

Valentine A. Aalo, Petros S. Bithas, and George Efthymoglou Full title—Ergodic Capacity of Generalized Fading Channels with Mobility We consider the ergodic channel capacity (ECC) of several generalized fading channels for a mobile user that moves inside a coverage area according to the random waypoint (RWP) mobility model. The ECC with RWP mobility provides theRead More

Call for Papers: IEEE VTC2022-Spring

20 December, 2021 | Events & Conferences

VTC2022-Spring in Helsinki will feature world-class technical sessions, workshops, and tutorials on, but not limited to, the following technical tracks. Prospective authors are invited to submit 5-page, original, and unpublished full papers. A full paper can be up to 7 pages in length, just note that papers longer than 5 pages will require the purchaseRead More

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