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Special Issue on 5G Technologies and Applications

15 February, 2019 | Publications

Article by Javier Gozalvez, Editor-in-Chief, IEEE VTM The fifth-generation (5G) networks continue to emerge through evolved technologies that support massive users connectivity and multigigabits downloading speeds. The 5G is a service-based network that requires efficient selection of sliced architectures considering connected end-user and requested standard slice type. The key advances over previous generations include spectrumRead More

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT: Promoting Diversity and Inclusion

12 February, 2019 | Member Updates

Article by Alexander M. Wyglinski, President IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) is a technical community with 4,600 members worldwide. Our mission is to support the professional development and growth of all members via a wide range of services and activities: conferences, publications, workshops, online resources, chapters, and distinguished lecturer seminars. Most of these services andRead More

MESSAGE FROM THE VP—MOBILE RADIO: New Initiatives in Wireless

12 February, 2019 | Member Updates

Article by Jae Hong Lee 5G networks are meant to support three usage scenarios: enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB), massive machine type communication (mMTC), and ultra-reliable low latency communication (URLLC). These capabilities make it practical to provide various new services such as V2X and factory automation with IoT. IEEE VTS actively participates in the IEEE FutureRead More

CALL FOR NOMINATIONS 2019: Society Awards

12 February, 2019 | Member Updates

Article by Gordon L. Stüber, Chair, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Awards Committee Each year, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society offers five prestigious awards that recognize outstanding Individual accomplishment. Please consider nominating an eligible candidate. Additional information about the awards, eligibility of candidates, as well as nomination forms are available at the IEEE VTS website. The dueRead More

From the IEEE VTS Resource Center: Battery Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Machines and Drives

12 February, 2019 | TA Resource Center

Battery Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Machines and Drives Title: Fundamentals of Battery Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Machines and Drives Speaker: K. T. Chau, University of Hong Kong Description: With ever increasing concern on our environment, battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) are becoming popular. While electric vehicles (EVs) involve multidisciplinary technologies, oneRead More

4G/5G Spectrum Sharing: Efficient 5G Deployment to Serve Enhanced Mobile Broadband and Internet of Things Applications

12 February, 2019 | Publications, Vehicular Technology

Reviewed by Richard Yu, Associate EiC, VTS Mobile World The fifth-generation (5G) has been developed for supporting diverse services, such as enhanced mobile broadband (eMBB), massive machine-type communication (mMTC) and ultrareliable lowlatency communication (URLLC). The latter two constitute Internet of Things (IoT) enablers. The new spectrum released for 5G deployments are primarily above 3 GHzRead More

World’s First 5G Distributed Concert

12 February, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold On 22 June 2018, Ericsson announced that the company provided 5G mobile technology to demonstrate that the most advanced communication technology is able to connect London and Berlin in music and song. The 2,000-year-old Roman Amphitheatre in the Guildhall Complex, London’s oldest entertainment venue, has embraced 5G technology to team upRead More

Bombardier Wins Contract to Provide up to 50 TRAXX MS3 Locomotives to CD Cargo

12 February, 2019 | Railroad & Mass Transit

Article by Harvey Glickenstein On 21 August 2018 Bombardier Transportation and CD Cargo, the freight subsidiary of Czech Railways, announced the signing of a purchase agreement for up to 50 of the newest generation of Bombardier TRAXX Multisystem (MS) locomotives. MS series locomotives can operate using more than one source of overhead electric power orRead More

Calls for Papers: VTC2019-Spring, VTC2019-Fall, CAVS 2019 and VPPC 2019

12 February, 2019 | Events & Conferences

Article by the VTS Conference Committee VTC2019-Spring in Kuala Lumpur Registration is now available for those who wish to attend VTC2019-Spring in Kuala Lumpur! Please go to this link http://www.cvent.com/d/tbqb2z to begin registration. While registering, you may want to consider attending one of our many engaging workshops. Additionally, we have secured a diverse selection ofRead More

Call for Papers: Special Issue on 5G Technologies and Applications

12 February, 2019 | Publications

Article by Javier Gozalvez, Editor-in-Chief, IEEE VTM The fifth-generation (5G) networks continue to emerge through evolved technologies that support massive users connectivity and multigigabits downloading speeds. The 5G is a service-based network that requires efficient selection of sliced architectures considering connected end-user and requested standard slice type. The key advances over previous generations include spectrumRead More

Congratulations, IEEE Fellows 2019!

9 January, 2019 | Member Updates

Article by Abbas Jamalipour, VTS Fellow Evaluation Committee Chair The IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Fellow Evaluation Committee evaluates nominations for IEEE Fellow. The Vehicular Technology Society receives such nominations in portable and mobile communications, automotive electronics, and land transportation. Accordingly, the VTS Fellow Evaluation Committee may change each year depending on the mixture of nominationsRead More

VPP TechCom Seminars: Recent Developments in Electrified Vehicles

9 January, 2019 | Events & Conferences, Member Updates

Article by Alain Bouscayrol, VPPTechCom chair The Vehicle Power Propulsion technical committee of IEEE VTS organized a set of seminars in October/November 2018 at University of Lille (France) on recent developments in electrified vehicles. These seminars attract numerous Masters and PhD students (from 44 to 97) on the hot topic of electrified vehicles. The lecturesRead More