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World’s First 5G Distributed Concert

12 February, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold On 22 June 2018, Ericsson announced that the company provided 5G mobile technology to demonstrate that the most advanced communication technology is able to connect London and Berlin in music and song. The 2,000-year-old Roman Amphitheatre in the Guildhall Complex, London’s oldest entertainment venue, has embraced 5G technology to team upRead More

Bombardier Wins Contract to Provide up to 50 TRAXX MS3 Locomotives to CD Cargo

12 February, 2019 | Railroad & Mass Transit

Article by Harvey Glickenstein On 21 August 2018 Bombardier Transportation and CD Cargo, the freight subsidiary of Czech Railways, announced the signing of a purchase agreement for up to 50 of the newest generation of Bombardier TRAXX Multisystem (MS) locomotives. MS series locomotives can operate using more than one source of overhead electric power orRead More

Calls for Papers: VTC2019-Spring, VTC2019-Fall, CAVS 2019 and VPPC 2019

12 February, 2019 | Events & Conferences

Article by the VTS Conference Committee VTC2019-Spring in Kuala Lumpur Registration is now available for those who wish to attend VTC2019-Spring in Kuala Lumpur! Please go to this link to begin registration. While registering, you may want to consider attending one of our many engaging workshops. Additionally, we have secured a diverse selection ofRead More

Call for Papers: Special Issue on 5G Technologies and Applications

12 February, 2019 | Publications

Article by Javier Gozalvez, Editor-in-Chief, IEEE VTM The fifth-generation (5G) networks continue to emerge through evolved technologies that support massive users connectivity and multigigabits downloading speeds. The 5G is a service-based network that requires efficient selection of sliced architectures considering connected end-user and requested standard slice type. The key advances over previous generations include spectrumRead More

Congratulations, IEEE Fellows 2019!

9 January, 2019 | Member Updates

Article by Abbas Jamalipour, VTS Fellow Evaluation Committee Chair The IEEE Vehicular Technology Society Fellow Evaluation Committee evaluates nominations for IEEE Fellow. The Vehicular Technology Society receives such nominations in portable and mobile communications, automotive electronics, and land transportation. Accordingly, the VTS Fellow Evaluation Committee may change each year depending on the mixture of nominationsRead More

VPP TechCom Seminars: Recent Developments in Electrified Vehicles

9 January, 2019 | Events & Conferences, Member Updates

Article by Alain Bouscayrol, VPPTechCom chair The Vehicle Power Propulsion technical committee of IEEE VTS organized a set of seminars in October/November 2018 at University of Lille (France) on recent developments in electrified vehicles. These seminars attract numerous Masters and PhD students (from 44 to 97) on the hot topic of electrified vehicles. The lecturesRead More

Fundamentals of Battery Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Machines and Drives

9 January, 2019 | TA Resource Center

Title: Fundamentals of Battery Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Machines and Drives Speaker:  K. T. Chau, University of Hong Kong Description: With ever increasing concern on our environment, battery electric vehicles (BEVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) are becoming popular. While electric vehicles (EVs) involve multidisciplinary technologies, one of their key technologies is machines and drives. In this lecture,Read More

It’s Time to Go Big with 5G

9 January, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold In July 2018, Qualcomm Technologies unveiled the world’s first fully integrated fifth-generation (5G) New Radio (NR), millimeter wave (mm-wave), and sub-6-GHz radio-frequency (RF) modules for smartphones and other mobile devices. The Qualcomm QTM052 mm-wave antenna module family and the Qualcomm QPM56xx sub-6-GHz RF module family pair with the Qualcomm Snapdragon X50Read More

Keolis to Continue Operating the Bergen Light-Rail Network for Another Eight Years

9 January, 2019 | Railroad & Mass Transit

Article by Harvey Glickenstein On 29 June 2018, the Keolis’ Norwegian subsidiary, Keolis Norge, was awarded a contract by Bybanen AS, the local transport authority, to continue operating the Bergen, Norway, light-rail network. The new contract is for an additional eight years and to also manage the maintenance of the trams. This renewed contract, whichRead More

IEEE VTC2019-Spring in Kuala Lumpur: NOW OPEN – Call for Recent Results

9 January, 2019 | Events & Conferences

Article by the VTS Conference Committee As an adjunct to the VTC2019-Spring conference, the Technical Program Committee is opening a Recent Results track that will offer the opportunity for rapid publication of emerging work by industry and academia. Authors have the option of seeking an oral or poster presentation accompanied by a paper in theRead More

Conference News: Eight Workshops Planned for VTC2019-Spring

9 January, 2019 | Events & Conferences

IEEE VTC2019-Spring in Kuala Lumpur will feature 8 workshops on a range of topics. All are currently accepting submissions, with a deadline of 22 January 2019. W1 – 5th International Workshop of CorNer: Communication for Networked Smart Cities The workshop brings together experts with interests communications technologies related to smart cities. Traffic volume will be increasedRead More