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Driverless Trains in Malaysia

7 September, 2017 | Publications, Railroad & Mass Transit

Article by Harvey Glickenstein On 29 December 2016, Bombardier announced the launch of the latest INNOVIA Metro 300 train in the Asia-Pacific region. The new train entered service on the extended Kelana Jaya Light Rail Transit Line in the metropolis of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Figure 4). “This new train is the first of 14 INNOVIARead More

Research and Development Towards 5G

7 September, 2017 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Article by Matthias Pätzold Nokia and AT&T announced that they are collaborating to further advance 5G technology in the 39-GHz band by completing fixed wireless 5G tests with AT&T’s Internet TV streaming service, DIRECTV NOW. Nokia achieved this world’s first by delivering a 39-GHz system based on its commercially available AirScale radio access platform. TheRead More

Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems

7 September, 2017 | Publications, Vehicular Technology

Article by Elisabeth Uhlemann The Peugeot instinct concept car has been designed to fulfill its owner’s desires. A concept car is a real car but made to showcase a future or emerging technology. The concept car has four different settings: two active-driving modes and two self-driving modes. The active-driving mode Drive Boost is for aRead More

New Video: Lectures on Energetic Efficiency of Connected Vehicles, and Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Fundamentals

7 September, 2017 | Publications, TA Resource Center, Vehicular Technology

Check out new lectures from the International Summer School on Energetic Efficiency of Connected Vehicles 2017!  Title: Energy Sources and Energy Management for Electric & Hybrid Vehicles Speaker: Loïc Boulon, Hydrogen Research Institute Description: Energy sources are an important latch of electrified vehicles. Classical autonomy and recharge duration for battery vehicles are about 100 to 200 km andRead More

IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine Report

7 September, 2017 | Publications, Vehicular Technology

Article by Klaus David IEEE VTS publishes IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine, a quarterly print and online product that reaches all VTS members. With its high impact factor, the VTM has now become an established international technical reference in its three main areas of interest: mobile radio, automotive electronics and transportation systems. Each issue includes regularRead More

Event Update: VTS Features at IEEE Sections Congress 2017 in Sydney

7 September, 2017 | Events & Conferences

VTS participated in IEEE Sections Congress this past August in Sydney. IEEE Sections Congress is the triennial gathering of Section leadership and delegates from all ten IEEE Regions. The event is an opportunity for delegates to learn how to utilize the resources of IEEE to maximize their effectiveness as IEEE volunteer leaders. This 2017 editionRead More

Event Update: IEEE VTC2018-Spring in Porto

7 September, 2017 | Events & Conferences

The 2018 IEEE 87th Vehicular Technology Conference will be held 3–6 June 2018 in Porto, Portugal. This semi-annual flagship conference of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society will bring together individuals from academia, government, and industry to discuss and exchange ideas in the fields of wireless, mobile, and vehicular technology. VTC2018-Spring will coincide with the startRead More

Fundamentals of Battery Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Machines and Drives

8 August, 2017 | Publications, TA Resource Center, Vehicular Technology

Check Out New Lectures from the International Summer School on Energetic Efficiency of Connected Vehicles 2017 Title: Fundamentals of Battery Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Machines and Drives Speaker and Affiliation: 1. K.T. Chau, University of Hong Kong Description: With ever increasing concern on our environment, battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) areRead More

Event Update: IEEE VTS Symposium in mHealth China 2017

8 August, 2017 | Events & Conferences

Article by Bingli Jiao, IEEE VTS Beijing Chapter Chair The 7th Conference of mHealth China is a leading event in the areas of mobile health and digital hospital in China. Over 700 people attended this event, coming from industry, universities, and hospitals in China. The invited keynote speakers included Academicians of the Chinese Academy ofRead More

Board of Governors Member Profile: F. Richard Yu

8 August, 2017 | Member Updates

F. Richard Yu received his PhD degree in electrical engineering from the University of British Columbia (UBC) in 2003. From 2002 to 2006, he was with Ericsson (in Lund, Sweden) and a start-up in California, USA. He joined Carleton University in 2007, where he is currently a Professor. He received the following: ▪ IEEE OutstandingRead More

IEEE VTS Standards: Light Communications for Wi-Fi

8 August, 2017 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Article by Edward Au While it is well-known that IEEE 802.11 develops standards and amendments for RF-based Wi-Fi technologies, you may not realize that there is some past history of using non-RF technologies for Wi-Fi. Back when IEEE 802.11 developed its first standards, there had been an infrared-based solution. The early proponents who proposed theRead More

Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems

8 August, 2017 | Publications, Vehicular Technology

Article by Elisabeth Uhlemann The European Strategy on Cooperative ITS—submitted by the European Commission in November 2016, and reported in the March issue of IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine—also addresses technologies and frequencies. Cooperative intelligent transport systems (C-ITS) messages will be transmitted for a wide range of services in various transport situations and between different actors.Read More