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Energy Sources/Management for Electric and Hybrid Vehicles

16 March, 2020 | TA Resource Center

Title: Energy Sources and Energy Management for Electric & Hybrid Vehicles Speaker: Loïc Boulon, Hydrogen Research Institute Description: Energy sources are an important latch of electrified vehicles. Classical autonomy and recharge duration for battery vehicles are about 100 to 200 km and several hours, respectively. To tackle this issue, manufacturers have introduced the hybrid electric Vehicles (which includes electricRead More

DBSs for Uplink Communications

16 March, 2020 | Publications

Article by Liang Zhang and Nirwan Ansari Full title: Optimizing the Deployment and Throughput of DBSs for Uplink Communications Drone-mounted base stations (DBSs) are promising means to provide ubiquitous connections to users and support various emerging applications in mobile networks while full duplex communications has the potential to improve the spectrum efficiency. In this paper,Read More

Resource Management in LTE-U Systems

16 March, 2020 | Publications

Article by Rui Liu, Qimei Chen, Guanding Yu, Geoffrey Ye Li, and Zhi Ding Full title: Resource Management in LTE-U Systems: Past, Present, and Future With the tremendous growth in mobile data traffic, wireless cellular networks are facing a rigorous challenge to increase network capacity. Despite that many advanced technologies are used, the shortage ofRead More

Ericsson and Telefónica Germany to Use 5G in Car Manufacturing

16 March, 2020 | Mobile Communications

Article by Matthias Pätzold All production systems and machines in Mercedes-Benz’s new Factory 56 will be connected and operated via secure 5G with gigabit data rates and almost real-time latency while handling large amounts of data. The 5G network will enable Mercedes-Benz to boost flexibility, production precision, and efficiency as industry digitalization and the IoTRead More

Nobina Technologies Wins Autonomous Driving Award

16 March, 2020 | Vehicular Technology

Article by Elisabeth Uhlemann In March 2019, during the Tech.AD conference in Berlin, Nobina Technologies’ solution for autonomous shuttles was voted First Place in the Most Advanced RealLife Testing and Simulation Techniques in the Autonomous Driving awards category. Nobina’s real-world use case about self-driving shuttles in the Swedish city of Barkarbystaden (near Stockholm) offers aRead More

ION Light Rail in Canada’s Waterloo Region

16 March, 2020 | Railroad & Mass Transit

Article by Harvey Glickenstein On 21 June 2019, Keolis launched the ION Light Rail Transit (LRT) system, serving residents and visitors of Kitchener, Waterloo, and Cambridge as well as surrounding rural municipalities. The system was designed, built, and installed by the GrandLinq Consortium under a public-private partnership (PPP) consisting of Plenary Group Canada, Meridiam InfrastructureRead More

Highlights from the VTS BoG Winter Meeting

18 February, 2020 | Member Updates

Article by Fabrice Labeau, VTS Secretary The VTS Board of Governors (BoG) held its winter meeting on 18 January in Las Vegas, NV USA. As always, the BoG meeting is an opportunity to assess the status of the Society, track the progress of initiatives, and make decisions that shape the Society. As this was theRead More

A Paradigm Shift for Industry

18 February, 2020 | Member Updates

Article by Jae Hong Lee, VP—Mobile Radio Wireless communication plays a key role in enabling a paradigm shift for industry digitalization. As wireless communication changes from human-centric to machine-centric with the advent of 5G, the key performance indicators of wireless communication have been diversified. While key performance indicators used to be transmission rate and throughputRead More

From the IEEE VTS Resource Center: Multi-Sensor Data Fusion for Self-Driving Cars

18 February, 2020 | TA Resource Center

Title: Multi Sensor Data Fusion for Self Driving Cars Speaker: Thanuka Wickramarathne, UMass Lowell Description: In this lecture, we explore the notions of multi-sensor data fusion that are applicable to autonomous vehicles operating in dynamic environments. The lecture will begin with a brief introduction to data fusion covering data fusion-levels and architectures for autonomous vehicles; environment perception data andRead More