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Connected Vehicles and Smart Mobility

5 November, 2018 | TA Resource Center

Title: Energy Efficiency Enhancement for Personalized and Connected Vehicles Speaker: Junmin Wang, Ohio State University Description: The recent advances in vehicle on-board computation and communication technologies have led ground transportation into a new era. In particular, the connected and smart mobility technologies such as vehicle-to-vehicle, vehicle-to-infrastructure, and vehicle-to-human communications have offered an unprecedented information richness and availability, whichRead More

6 GHz FCC Proceedings in the US

5 November, 2018 | Government Regulations

Article by Edward Au In early June 2018, Chairman Pai of Federal Communications Commission (FCC) in the United States previewed the FCC agenda for the remainder of the year in a blog posting [1] and indicated that he would move forward with a rulemaking on the 6 GHz band (5.925 – 7.125 GHz band) thisRead More

Toward Autonomous Vehicles

5 November, 2018 | Vehicular Technology

Article by Elisabeth Uhlemann The Japanese government aims to compile guidelines, address legal issues, and set up new safety regulations for autonomous vehicles to speed up deployment of self-driving cars in time for the Tokyo Olympics in 2020. To do this, the liability in the event of an accident involving an autonomous car must beRead More

5G Indoor Mobile Systems

5 November, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold Fox Sports announced that it conducted—in cooperation with the Fox Innovation Lab and partners Ericsson, Intel, and AT&T—the first test of 5G technology, streaming 4K video over 5G for broadcast in the United States at the 2018 U.S. Open on 14–17 June. The groundbreaking trial was the first available broadcast footageRead More

Automated Trains in The Pilbara

5 November, 2018 | Railroad & Mass Transit

Article by Harvey Glickenstein On 18 May 2018, Rio Tinto, one of the largest mining companies in the world, announced that the autonomously operated iron ore trains that have been tested in the Pilbara region of Western Australia as described in the March 2018 issue of IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine have passed their tests andRead More

2018 IEEE Wireless Africa

5 November, 2018 | Events & Conferences

Article by Jae Hong Lee, 2018 IEEE Wireless Africa Treasurer and Information Contact 2018 IEEE Wireless Africa (WA), the first-ever WA, took place at the AAiT (Addis Ababa Institute of Technology) campus of Addis Ababa University, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, on 24 September 2018. The event attracted over 30 researchers, academics, and graduate students fromRead More

VTC2019-Spring, VTC2019-Fall and VPPC 2019

5 November, 2018 | Events & Conferences

Article by: VTS Conference Committee 2019 IEEE 89th Vehicular Technology Conference: VTC2019-Spring The 2019 89th IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference will take place 28 April – 1 May 2019 in the beautiful city of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This conference is progressing quickly so please continue to monitor the conference website for updates as we post new information onRead More

Message from the President—Standardization Activities and VTS: Get Involved!

7 October, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Alexander M. Wyglinski, President IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS) is an applications-driven technical community focused on advancing the current state-of-the-art in technologies such as mobile radio, land transportation, and motor vehicles. Our global community is active in the creation and dissemination of new theoretical concepts and knowledge. Many VTS members are also engagedRead More

Message from the Vice President—Conferences

7 October, 2018 | Events & Conferences

Article by J. R. Cruz, IEEE VTS Vice President—Conferences For background, VTS continually supports numerous conferences, symposia, workshops and tutorials through its conference portfolio both in terms of financial sponsorship and technical co-sponsorship. The Society’s first conference, the flagship Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), took place in 1950 in Detroit, Michigan, USA as strictly a vehicularRead More

2018 VTS Awards Ceremony

7 October, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Gordon L. Stüber, Awards Committee Chair Best Papers Awards (2013—17) The Best Papers Awards recognize the best papers published in the Transactions of Vehicular Technology during the period 2013—17 in the following four areas: Systems, Propagation, Vehicular Electronics, and Land Transportation. Each award consists of a certificate for each co-author and a cashRead More

Call for Nominations: Distinguished Lecturers

7 October, 2018 | Member Updates

Article by Weihua Zhuang, DL Selection Committee Chair We are accepting DL nominations for 2019 class. The appointment of a DL is a two-year term, and can be renewed by one more term at most. We are particularly interested in the technical areas of autonomous vehicles, connected vehicles, land transportation, vehicle power and propulsion, andRead More