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Melbourne, Victoria, Expands Commuter Rail Service

6 February, 2018 | Publications, Railroad & Mass Transit

Article by Harvey Glickenstein The new V/Line timetable, which went into service on 27 August 2017, substantially increased the commuter rail service in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. The new timetable added 151 new weekly train services to the regional network (Figure 4), boosting both weekday and weekend services, giving more choices to travelers on the Geelong,Read More

Call for Papers – VTC2018-Fall & VPPC 2018 in Chicago

6 February, 2018 | Events & Conferences, Mobile Communications, Railroad & Mass Transit, Vehicular Technology

For the first time, both the 2018 IEEE 88th Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC2018-Fall) and the 2018 IEEE Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC 2018) will be co-located in Chicago, IL-USA from 28–31 August and delegates will have the opportunity to move freely between the two conferences. These flagship conferences of the IEEE Vehicular Technology SocietyRead More

Event Update: IEEE VPPC’2017 Conference Report

6 February, 2018 | 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 A memorable event! The 2017 IEEE 14th Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference (VPPC) has been held from 11 to 14 December 2017 in Belfort,Read More

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