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Securing Vehicular Controller Area Networks: An Approach to Active Bus-Level Countermeasures

5 January, 2018 | Publications, Vehicular Technology

Article by Hristos Giannopoulos, Alexander M. Wyglinski, and Joseph Chapman With the increasing number of embedded processors and wireless interfaces being incorporated into modern automobiles, cybersecurity is emerging as a major concern for the automotive industry. Numerous remote attack surfaces and a high level of computer-controlled critical systems make security of automotive networks an increasinglyRead More

The Benefits of Smart Wireless Technologies

5 January, 2018 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Article by Matthias Pätzold T&T launched the second fifthgeneration (5G) trial using millimeter-wave (mmWave) technology to deliver an ultrafast 5G network experience to more locations in Austin, Texas. In 2016, AT&T completed the industry’s first fixed wireless 5G business customer trial there. The company’s second trial delivered an ultrafast Internet connection to residential, small business,Read More

New Lines, Trains, and Trolleys Around the World

5 January, 2018 | Publications, Railroad & Mass Transit

Article by Harvey Glickenstein On 26 July 2017, New Flyer of America, the U.S. subsidiary of New Flyer Industries and the largest transit bus and motor coach manufacturer and parts distributor in North America, announced that the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA or Muni) awarded them an option order for 185 Xcelsior trolley electric,Read More

Unleashing the Potential of Industrial IoT-Connected Railways

5 January, 2018 | Publications, Railroad & Mass Transit, TA Resource Center

VTS members can enjoy for free the following new lectures available on the VTS Resource Center. You will need to sign in with your IEEE account to view the videos. Title: Unleashing the Potential of Industrial IoT-Connected Railways Speaker and Affiliation: Paula Fraga-Lamas, University of A Coruña   Description: The railway industry is compelled toRead More

Event Update: IEEE VTS Motor Vehicles Challenge 2018

5 January, 2018 | Events & Conferences, Vehicular Technology

  The Vehicular Technology Society and Argonne National Laboratory are proud to launch the IEEE VTS Motor Vehicles Challenge 2018. Download for free! a special version of the Autonomie Software (provided by Argonne National Lab) a validated vehicle model based of the Chevrolet Volt configuration a simplified vehicle control model for the energy management FigureRead More

VTS Presidential Message

7 December, 2017 | Member Updates

¡Gracias y hasta pronto! My two-year term as VTS President will soon be over. It has been a fantastic experience, and I am very proud of having served the VTS society and its members. I have been privileged to work with an outstanding team of volunteers (Board of Governors, officers, conference organizers, editors, authors, etc),Read More

IEEE VPPC’2017 Conference, December, 11th-14th, 2017, Belfort, France

7 December, 2017 | Events & Conferences, Vehicular Technology

IEEE VPPC’2017 Conference, December 11th-14th, 2017, Belfort, France 14th IEEE VTS International Conference on Vehicular Power Propulsion Prof. Daniel Hissel, Samuel Hibon, General Co-Chairs Prof. Marie-Cécile Péra, Prof. Joao Trovao, TPC Co-Chairs About the conference… The 2017 IEEE 14th Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC) will be held 11-14 December 2017 in Belfort, France, under aRead More

Event Update: IEEE CDMA Milestone event at Qualcomm

7 December, 2017 | Events & Conferences, Member Updates, Mobile Communications

The IEEE presented Qualcomm on the 7th of November 2017 with an IEEE Milestone plaque for its pioneering work in CDMA, specifically for the first demonstration of CDMA for cellular networks. Twenty-eight years ago (November 7, 1989), Qualcomm demonstrated a digital cellular radio system based upon CDMA, which significantly increased capacity, improved service quality, andRead More

Wireless Communications in High Speed Trains

7 December, 2017 | Publications, Railroad & Mass Transit, TA Resource Center

VTS members can enjoy for free the following new lectures available on the VTS Resource Center. You will need to sign in with your IEEE account to view the videos. Title: Wireless Communications in High Speed Trains Speaker and Affiliation: Cesar Briso Rodriguez, Technical University of Madrid   Description: Wireless communications are of great importanceRead More

Streetcars Return to Detroit

7 December, 2017 | Publications, Railroad & Mass Transit

Article by Harvey Glickenstein Streetcars returned to Woodward Avenue in Detroit for the first time in 61 years with the 12 May 2017 opening of the 3.3-mi segment of the QLine from Larned Street to West Grand Boulevard. M-1 Rail owns and operates the QLine, a streetcar loop that will serve 12 locations on WoodwardRead More

LTE Machine-Type Communications for IoT

7 December, 2017 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Article by Matthias Pätzold Nauto, the transportation technology company that makes driving safer and smarter, has selected Sierra Wireless, a leading provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for IoT, as the wireless connectivity solution for the North American launch of Nauto’s flagship AI-powered auto network, slated to go live in spring 2017. The launch comesRead More

Toward Autonomous Vehicles

7 December, 2017 | Publications, Vehicular Technology

Article by Elisabeth Uhlemann Seoul National University (SNU) demonstrated its self-driving car on the Gyeongbu Expressway. This was the first time South Korea successfully conducted a test drive of a driverless car on the highway. South Korea thereby became the seventh country to succeed in automated highway driving since Daimler in Germany succeeded for theRead More