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VTS In Your Neighborhood: The Power of Local Chapters!

5 September, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Alexander M. Wyglinski, President As members of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS), we are part of a global community made up of 4600 innovators, engineers, technologists, and scientists interested in vehicular technology. One way that members of this community can come together to exchange ideas and knowledge is through local VTS chapters.Read More

Message from IEEE VTM’s New Editor-in-Chief

5 September, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Javier Gozálvez, EiC, IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine It is a great honor for me to join the Editorial Board of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine as Editor-in-Chief. I would like to thank Vice President—Publications Weihua Zhuang, and VTS President Alex Wyglinski, for their trust and confidence in me to lead the IEEE VehicularRead More

VTS Chapter Profile: IEEE VTS Sweden Chapter

5 September, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Tommy Svensson, Chalmers University (Chair); Elisabeth Uhlemann, Mälardalen University (Vice-Chair) The Sweden chapter of VTS, which is a joint chapter with Information Theory and Communications Societies, has over 300 IEEE members throughout Sweden, making it one of the largest Chapters in Sweden, but also one of the most active. During 2017, a totalRead More

Railway Communications: Technologies and Services

5 September, 2018 | TA Resource Center

Title: Overview of railway communications: technologies and services Speaker: Juan Moreno, César Briso Rodriguez, Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Description: In railways there are many communications systems, technologies and services. Moreover, the future is also promising because it receives a lot of attention from researchers all over the world. However, it is a complex field with many differentRead More

Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems

5 September, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Elisabeth Uhlemann Argus Cyber Security is collaborating with Ericsson to provide seamless cybersecurity across vehicle cloud services, fleets, and connected vehicles. As the number and diversity of connected services that interact with vehicles continue to increase, cyberthreats also evolve and grow. Recent cyberattacks on vehicles via connected services have led automakers to understandRead More

5G Indoor Mobile Systems

5 September, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold With the anticipated surge in mobile traffic and 5G subscriptions, mobile operators must meet rising consumer and enterprise demand: high-data-rate video streaming, VR/AR, and immersive media. This increased need for indoor coverage cannot be addressed by traditional indoor systems or by outdoor radio deployments since modern building materials can block outdoorRead More

State Safety Oversight for Washington, DC

5 September, 2018 | Government Regulations

Article by Harvey Glickenstein The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced on 22 February 2018 that the District of Columbia has obtained federal certification for its rail transit State Safety Oversight (SSO) program. Under the District’s SSO program, the D.C. Fire and Emergency Management Services is responsible for providing safety oversight ofRead More

2018 89th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2019-Spring in Kuala Lumpur

5 September, 2018 | Events & Conferences

Article by VTC2019-Spring Organizing Committee The 2019 IEEE 89th Vehicular Technology Conference will be held 28 April – 1 May 2019 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. 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,Read More

Joint International Summer School – EMR’18

5 September, 2018 | Events & Conferences

Article by EMR’18 Organizing Committee The 11th Energetic Macroscopic Representation International Summer School (EMR’18) was jointly organized by Hanoi University of Sciences & Technology (HUST, Vietnam) and University of Lille (ULille, France) from 13–15 June 2018 in Hanoi, Vietnam. EMR’18 was chaired by Ta Cao Minh (HUST) and Alain Bouscayrol (ULille). A preliminary seminar wasRead More

Message from the VP—Publications: Serving the VT Community

7 August, 2018 | Publications

Article by Weihua Zhuang, IEEE VTS Vice President—Publications As a popular numeric metric of journal citations, the impact factor is calculated as the number of citations to the journal divided by the number of papers published in the journal over a period of the two most recent years. In June 2018, the Web of ScienceRead More

The World of VTS Chapters

7 August, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Oliver Holland, VTS Chapters Committee Chair A Chapter serves (and in some respects represents) the associated IEEE Technical Society within the local IEEE Section. A Chapter instantiates and runs events to serve local members, among other activities. These events might include Distinguished Lectures (perhaps expanded into larger programs such as Workshops), educational orRead More

Industrial IoT-Connected Railways

7 August, 2018 | TA Resource Center

Title: Unleashing the Potential of Industrial IoT-Connected Railways Speaker: Paula Fraga-Lamas, University of A Coruña Description: The railway industry is compelled to exploit the opportunities created by the IIoT (Industrial Internet of Things) and enabling communication technologies under the paradigm of `Internet of Trains’ in order to remain competitive. This webinar explains the evolution of communication technologiesRead More