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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

Call For Papers: Special Issue on Next Generation Softwarized Wireless Networks

7 November, 2017 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Fifth Generation (5G) systems need to face not only the challenging requirements of enhanced Mobile BroadBand (eMBB) use cases with multi-gigabit data rates but also of new diverse use cases associated to customers of new market segments and vertical industries (e.g., e-health, automotive, energy). Therefore, on top of supporting the evolution of the current businessRead More

IEEE VTC2017-Fall, 24–27 September 2017, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

7 November, 2017 | Events & Conferences, Vehicular Technology

By Halim Yanikomeroglu, VTC2017-Fall General Chair The 2017 IEEE 86th Vehicular Technology Conference took place in Toronto this past September. The event attracted 800+ researchers, engineers, academics, graduate students, and policy makers from all parts of the world. The conference featured 5 world-class keynotes, 7 excellent tutorials, and 475 paper presentations organized in 12 tracks plusRead More

Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) Goes Solar

7 November, 2017 | Publications, Railroad & Mass Transit

Article by Harvey Glickenstein On 25 May 2017, the board of the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA) unanimously authorized installation of solar photovoltaic (PV) systems at four bus and rail stops across the city of Philadelphia. The project is SEPTA’s biggest solar initiative; when finished, it will represent one of the largest installations in the city.Read More