Recent Articles

Chapter Report: Victoria, BC

11 December, 2019 | Member Updates

Article by Lin Cai, Jianping Pan and Peiyuan Guan The IEEE Joint VTS/ComSoc Chapter in the Victoria Section hosted a students’ career panel, titled “What’s Beyond the Island?”, in the morning of 23 August 2019. The panel invited seven panelists from academic, industrial, and government research labs: Prof. Fumiyuki Adachi (Tohoku University) Prof. Dingyi FangRead More

From the IEEE VTS Resource Center: Fundamentals of Connected Vehicles

11 December, 2019 | TA Resource Center

Title: Fundamentals of Connected Vehicles Speaker: Alex Wyglinski, Worcester Polytechnic Institute Description: This presentation will consist of the following modules: (1) Wireless connectivity in vehicular environments: Compared to other transmission environments, vehicular wireless networks operating in temporally and spatially dynamic topologies are very challenging to implement. Given the requirements of these networks to possess low latencyRead More

Autonomous Wireless Systems with AI

11 December, 2019 | Mobile Communications, Publications

Article by Haris Gačanin Title: Autonomous Wireless Systems with Artificial Intelligence: A Knowledge Management Perspective Abstract: This article discusses technology and opportunities available to embrace artificial intelligence (AI) in the design of autonomous wireless systems. A vision is presented for knowledge-driven wireless operation by means of AI disciplines, such as sensing, reasoning, knowledge management, andRead More

Wireless Solutions for Agriculture 4.0

11 December, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold Ericsson announced that the company has launched Ericsson Industry Connect, an easy-to-use cellular connectivity solution to accelerate Industry 4.0 digital transformation. This solution allows communication service providers to offer dedicated cellular networks at factories and warehouses starting with 4G LTE and with a clear path to 5G. The offering strengthens Ericsson’sRead More

Kansas City’s New Streetcar

11 December, 2019 | Railroad & Mass Transit

Article by Harvey Glickenstein On 13 May 2019, Kansas City, Missouri, received its latest and fifth streetcar. The new streetcar, number 805, will be joined by 806 later in 2019. Kansas City’s first streetcar service opened for revenue on 6 May 2016. The 2-mile route runs along Main Street and serves Union Station, the CrossroadsRead More

Our New Publication: IEEE Open Journal of Vehicular Technology

11 December, 2019 | Publications

The IEEE Open Journal of Vehicular Technology (OJVT) is a new gold-standard fully open access journal of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society. OJVT spans the full scope of VTS’ fields of interest, covering theoretical, experimental and operational aspects of electrical and electronics engineering in mobile radio, motor vehicles and land transportation. Specifically, mobile radio includesRead More

Message to Our Members

15 November, 2019 | Member Updates

Article by F. Richard Yu, IEEE VTS VP Membership Thank you very much for being a valued member of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (IEEE VTS). I hope you have taken advantage of some of the many opportunities and services offered by IEEE VTS to support your professional development and growth. With the 2020 membership yearRead More

VTS Awards Presented at VTC2019-Fall

15 November, 2019 | Events & Conferences

Article by Gordon L. Stüber, Awards Committee Chair Best Papers Awards (2014—18) The Best Papers Awards recognize the best papers published in the Transactions of Vehicular Technology during the period 2014—18 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

From the VTS Resource Center: Battery Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

15 November, 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, an overviewRead More

New Initiatives in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

15 November, 2019 | Government Regulations

Article by Edward Au As of today, there are quite a number of active standardizations projects and pre-standardization efforts (via the concept of Industry Connections) with focus on virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR), three-dimensional body processing, and healthcare [2]. At the September 2019 IEEE-Standards Association (IEEE-SA) Standards Board Meeting, the Board has approved 4Read More

5G Wireless Backhaul Trials

15 November, 2019 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold In a joint innovation project, Ericsson and Deutsche Telekom have achieved a landmark data transmission rate, consistently topping 100 Gb/s in a trial microwave link over 1.5 km. Conducted at the Deutsche Telekom Service Center in Athens, Greece, this trial represents a major technical breakthrough, achieving throughput speeds more than 10Read More