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


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Message from the EiC
Abbas Jamalipour

Welcome to the August 2017 issue of VTS Mobile World—your IEEE Vehicular Technology Society newsletter.

In this issue, the VTS Vice-President—Publications presents a report on the status of our Society publications, followed by the report on standards, and introduction of another member of Board of Governors. This issue also includes a review for a paper published in the Vehicular Technology Magazine, thanks to the newly appointed Associate EiC, Richard Yu. In addition to our regular technical articles, we will also invite you to hear the experience from mHealth China and its VTS Chapter Symposium. I hope you enjoy this very-full edition of VTS Mobile World. As usual, I look forward to receiving 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...

Message from the VP—Publications: Serving the VT Community
Weihua Zhuang, IEEE VTS Vice President—Publications

Weihua Zhuang gives an overview of the Society’s publications realm, and reports on its current status, including a thank you to outgoing TVT Editor-in-Chief Michael Fang, and a welcome to the incoming EiC, Nei Kato.  Read More...

IEEE VTS Standards: Light Communications for Wi-Fi
Edward Au

At the IEEE 802.11 plenary meeting in July 2017, the Working Group approved the formation of a new study group on Light Communications.  Read More...

Board of Governors Member Profile: F. Richard Yu

This month, VTS Mobile World features newly elected BoG member Dr. Richard Yu. The Board of Governors consists of 15 elected members and a number of appointed members. Each year five BoG members are elected through general elections among those presented on the elections and nominations committee’s slate.  Read More...

From the IEEE VTS Resource Center
Lectures on Energetic Efficiency of Connected Vehicles, and Electric and Hybrid Vehicle Fundamentals

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

From the IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine
Vehicles as Connected Resources

This edition of VTS Mobile World marks the start of a regular feature that will focus on papers published in the IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine. This month’s highlight is "Vehicles as Connected Resources: Opportunities and Challenges for the Future," from the June 2017 issue, selected by Associate EiC F. Richard Yu.  Read More...

Connected Vehicles
Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems
Elisabeth Uhlemann

The European Commission considers a combination of ETSI ITS-G5, the European version of IEEE 802.11p, and existing cellular networks as the most promising hybrid communication mix for ITS.  Read More...

Mobile Radio
Research and Development Towards 5G
Matthias Pätzold

Samsung Electronics America and Verizon undertake customer trials in five U.S. cities using fixed wireless access to gauge user experiences of 5G connectivity and evaluate performance of mm-wave technologies.  Read More...

Transportation Systems
The Third High-Speed Rail Line in South Korea
Harvey Glickenstein

South Korea’s Sudokwon high-speed line, the third high-speed rail line in the country, entered revenue service on 2 December 2016.  Read More...

Conference Report
IEEE VTS Symposium in mHealth China 2017
Bingli Jiao, IEEE VTS Beijing Chapter Chair

During 27–28 April, 2017, the 7th Conference of Mobile-Health China was held in the Landmark Hotel, Beijing. IEEE VTS Beijing Chapter supports the conference as a sponsor and an organizer, and also held a session during the conference.  Read More...

Repeat Announcement
VTS Acquires TrackChair Peer-Review Tool
James Irvine, IEEE VTS Secretary

VTS recently acquired the TrackChair peer review tool that has been used for the paper submission and review process of VTC conferences for several years. This article explains the procedures for data recovery.  Read More...



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