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Board of Governors Member Profile: Lajos Hanzo

6 February, 2018 | Member Updates, Mobile Communications

Lajos Hanzo FIEEE’2004 ( FREng, FIET, Fellow of EURASIP, received his Master degree in electronics in 1976, his doctorate in 1983 and his Doctor of Science degree in 2004.  In 2009 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Technical University of Budapest and in 2015 by the University of Edinburgh.  In 2016 he wasRead More

Spectrum and Regulation

6 February, 2018 | Mobile Communications, Publications

By Edward Au In the previous column, a high-level overview of the difference between unlicensed and licensed spectrum is presented.   In this column, I will provide you an update in spectrum and regulatory policies in selected countries/regions, which are related to the frequency bands of interest in 3GPP and IEEE, including 900 MHz, 3.6 GHz,Read More

Message from VP Mobile Radio

6 February, 2018 | Member Updates, Mobile Communications, Vehicular Technology

By Jae Hong Lee, IEEE VTS Vice President-Mobile Radio Mobile Radio field covers technologies in all aspects of wireless communications such as terrestrial wireless communications, satellite wireless communications, and vehicular communications, as well as their applications and services. They include: Antennas, propagation, and RF design Modulation, coding, and multiple access Multiple antenna systems Cooperative communicationsRead More

Practical work with robots

6 February, 2018 | Publications, TA Resource Center, Vehicular Technology

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: Practical work with robots Speaker and Affiliation: Sousso Kelouwani, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières   Description:  According to the Conference Board of Canada, Automated VehiclesRead More

Event Update: IEEE Connected and Automated Vehicles Summit – Register before January 31st for 50% discount!

24 January, 2018 | Events & Conferences, Mobile Communications, Vehicular Technology

The IEEE Connected and Automated Vehicles Summit, a 5G-driven event, will take place at the Hilton Santa Clara, California, USA on the 8th of February 2018.  What does the future hold for autonomous and connected vehicles, and how will communications technology help reach this destination? During this one-day industry summit hosted by the IEEE CommunicationsRead More

Welcome Mesage from new VTS President

5 January, 2018 | Member Updates

It is truly an honor and a privilege to serve as the President of the Vehicular Technology Society for 2018.  The VTS is very special society, and it is my personal goal to both continue and increase the numerous activities and services we offer to all of our VTS members such that it helps supportRead More

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