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The Monthly Newsletter of the IEEE Vehicular Technology Society—March 2017


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Message from the EiC
Abbas Jamalipour

Welcome to the March 2017 issue of VTS Mobile World – your IEEE Vehicular Technology Society newsletter. In this issue you will read about recent activities in the development of 5G and cellular vehicular communications as well as those of electric vehicles. You will also see some of the newly uploaded contents to the VTS Resource Center, plus much more. I look forward your feedback on how we are doing and how we can better serve all VTS members in future. You can contact me directly by email at a.jamalipour@ieee.org.  Read More...

Call for Nominations—VTS Distinguished Lecturers
Weihua Zhuang

VTS Distinguished Lecturers Selection Committee Chair, Weihua Zhuang, is inviting nominations for 2017 additions to the list of experts from the Society.  Read More...

Chapter Profile—The IEEE UK and Ireland VTS Chapter
Oliver Holland, Chapter Chair

For this issue, we are delighted to present a report from one of our active chapters in northern Europe, the UK and Ireland VTS Chapter. Did you know that you can propose to establish a VTS chapter if there is none in your area if you have at least 12 VTS members? Chapters are one of the strong collaborative pillars of the IEEE membership structure.  Read More...

From the IEEE VTS Resource Center
New Lectures from the 1st IEEE VTS Connected and Autonomous Vehicles Summer School at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI)

VTS members can enjoy for free the following two new webinars available at the VTS Resource Center. You will need to sign in with your IEEE account to view the videos. Here you may find two new webinars to enjoy.  Read More...

New Webinars on Wireless Communications and Smart Cities

These two new webinars provide good coverage on important topics of channel characteristics in highly mobile systems, as well as urban mobility features in smart cities.  Read More...

Connected Vehicles
First Steps toward a Cellular V2X Standard
Elisabeth Uhlemann

3GPP has developed functionality to provide enhancements of cellular standards specifically for vehicular communications. It includes both direct communication and cellular communications with networks. This article reviews some recent developments in this area.  Read More...

Mobile Radio
Recent News on 5G Progress
Javier Gozálvez

Strategy Analytics estimates that 5G commercial handset sales will begin in 2020 and will exceed 300 million by 2025. The firm believes 7% of mobile will be 5G by 2025. Developed markets in North America and Asia Pacific will lead the way for 5G services.  Read More...

Motor Vehicles
Now, Electric Vehicles are here to stay!
João Pedro F. Trovão

A perspective on the adoption of EVs into the mainstream: they've been here for a while already.  Read More...

Conference Preview
WPNC'17: IEEE 14th Workshop on Positioning, Navigation and Communications
WPNC'17-Fall Organizing Committee

WPNC'17 will be held 18–19 October 2017 in Bremen Germany. For over a decade this annual European event has been providing an international platform for exchanging the latest research results from both industry and academia in the areas of Positioning, Navigation and Communication.  Read More...

Call For Papers: Special Issue on Vehicular Security and Privacy

Submit your articles on vehicular security and privacy by 1 April 2017 to the high-impact Vehicular Technology Magazine for publication in early 2018.  Read More...

Event Announcements
2nd IEEE VTS Connected & Autonomous Vehicle Summer School @ WPI
SAVE THE DATE! The next edition of the IEEE VTS Connected & Autonomous Vehicle Summer School @ WPI is coming, 18–19 May 2017!  Read More...
Wireless World Research Forum
Klaus David

Fourth Annual 5G Huddle 2017: Laying the groundwork for widespread adoption  Read More...



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