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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

China’s Connected Car f-Band; IEEE 802.11 on NextGen V2X

7 August, 2018 | Government Regulations, Mobile Communications

Article by Edward Au China’s consultation on connected cars In order to promote the application and development of intelligent networked vehicles in China and to meet the development needs of intelligent traffic information systems such as the Internet of Vehicles, in accordance with the Radio Regulations of the People’s Republic of China and the RadioRead More

Management of 3.5-Ghz Spectrum in 5G Dense Networks

7 August, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Reviewed by Richard Yu, Associate EiC, VTS Mobile World A hierarchical radio resource management scheme using small and macro-cells would allow cellular users to reuse and exploit potentially underutilized spectrum portions. To overcome the issue of limited resources that can be allocated to users, one can exploit the spectrum access system (SAS), a technology thatRead More

Toward Autonomous Vehicles

7 August, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Elisabeth Uhlemann Ford expects to accelerate and launch businesses in the following five areas: Transportation operating systems: Ford will expand its open, cloud-based platform that manages information flow and basic transactions in the transportation ecosystem to include other automakers, suppliers, partners, and cities. The company will also launch a developer network to buildRead More

5G Field Trials

7 August, 2018 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold During the Fourth Global 5G event, LGU+ partnered with Huawei to complete the world’s first large-scale 5G network test in a precommercial environment in the Gangnam District, Seoul. This network consists of both 3.5- and 28-GHz base stations. The test also helped to successfully verify the technologies of Internet Protocol televisionRead More