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IEEE VTS Resource Center: Industrial IoT-Connected Railways

18 December, 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 technologies sinceRead More

Wearable Communications in 5G: Challenges and Enabling Technologies

18 December, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Reviewed by Richard Yu, Associate EiC, VTS Mobile World As wearable devices become more integrated into our daily lives, traditional communication networks primarily designed for human-being-oriented applications are facing tremendous challenges. The forthcoming fifth-generation (5G) wireless systems look to support unprecedented high capacity, low latency, and massive connectivity. In this article, we examine key challengesRead More

Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems (ITS)

18 December, 2018 | Vehicular Technology

Article by Elisabeth Uhlemann A cloud-based service, Connected Safety, will allow Volvo trucks and Volvo cars to automatically alert each other to hazardous traffic situations. The two independent vehicle manufacturers are allowing their respective vehicles to share real-time traffic hazard information via their clouds. When a driver switches on the hazard warning lights, the vehicleRead More

eSports Experience with 5G

18 December, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold eSports is a form of competition using video games. With leagues and tournaments worldwide, eSports has a rapidly growing fan base of tens of millions via live events and streaming. Australian gamers and eSports fans got a taste of how 5G will transform mobile gaming in an ultralow latency demonstration stagedRead More

First Low-Floor Passenger Train Powered by Hydrogen-Fuel Cell in Europe

18 December, 2018 | Railroad & Mass Transit

Article by Harvey Glickenstein On 6 February 2018, Alstom was awarded the Europe 1 Mobility Trophy for the Alstom Coradia iLint. The Coradia Lint is a single-unit or two-unit articulated railcar manufactured by Alstom, offered in diesel and hydrogen models. Lint is short for leichter innovativer Nahverkehrstriebwagen, or light innovative local transport rail vehicle. ItRead More

CALLS FOR PAPERS: IEEE VTC2019-Spring in Kuala Lumpur

18 December, 2018 | Events & Conferences

Article by 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 the proceedings,Read More

CALLS FOR PAPERS: IEEE VTC2019-Fall in Honolulu, Hawaii

18 December, 2018 | Events & Conferences

Article by VTS Conference Committee

CALLS FOR PAPERS: IEEE VPPC 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam

18 December, 2018 | Events & Conferences

Article by VTS Conference Committee

CALL FOR PAPERS – Special Issue on 6G: What is Next? – IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine (Impact Factor: 6.038)

19 November, 2018 | Publications

Article by  Javier Gozalvez, EiC VTM We are undoubtedly witnessing the transition into the 4th industrial revolution. Societies are becoming ever more data- centric and data-dependent. The increasing data-dependence of future economies poses a severe challenge on mitigating the digital divide to avoid an unequal distribution of wealth. Radical automation of industrial manufacturing processes will driveRead More

Message from the President: VTS – An International Community

5 November, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Alexander M. Wyglinski I would like to share with all of you three recent activities designed to foster community amongst VTS members located in different parts of the world, enabling them to learn, network, and grow. The inaugural VTS event, 2018 IEEE Wireless Africa, was held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia during 24 – 25 SeptemberRead More

Time To Renew!

5 November, 2018 | Member Updates

F. Richard Yu, IEEE VTS Vice President—Membership Thank you very much for being a valued member of IEEE VTS. I hope you have taken advantage of some of the many opportunities and services offered by the IEEE VTS to support your professional development and growth. With the 2019 membership year quickly approaching, it is timeRead More

Call for Proposals: Host A Future VTC!

5 November, 2018 | Events & Conferences, Member Updates

Article by IEEE VTS Conference Committee The IEEE VTS Conference Committee invites the submission of proposals to host VTC during the fall season in 2020 and 2021. The fall iteration of VTC is normally held in North America, so submissions should be in keeping with that tradition. But note that all proposals, even those fromRead More