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The Monthly Newsletter of IEEE Vehicular Technology Society—November 2018


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Message from the EiC

Welcome to the November issue of VTS Mobile World in 2018 – your IEEE Vehicular Technology Society newsletter. The feature article this month is a report on a brand new conference series that began with 2018 IEEE Wireless Africa, held in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

Being the first IEEE-sponsored conference series for the African continent, it marks an important service of the Society to this part of the world. I look forward to hearing from you in on how we can better serve all VTS members. I can be reached at a.jamalipour@ieee.org.  Read More...

Message from the President
VTS: An International Community
Alexander M. Wyglinski

Serving as VTS President has thus far been a wonderful and enriching experience!  I have had the honor of engaging with many of our society’s members from around the world, as well as learning about the numerous activities organized by our VTS members for our members.

Witnessing this significant level of volunteerism is truly exciting, as it is through these activities that we help foster an environment of professional development and growth for all of our VTS members, forming our international community!  Read More...

Message from the VP—Membership
Time To Renew!
F. Richard Yu, IEEE VTS Vice President—Membership

Greetings VTS Members! Renew your IEEE VTS membership today and maintain your exclusive access to the wide array of opportunities, products and services that VTS has to offer its members.

All of us here at IEEE VTS appreciate your ongoing support, and in turn, we will continue to pursue our common goals of advancing research and worldwide interest in the Society's fields of interest: Land Transportation, Motor Vehicles, and Wireless Communications.  Read More...

Call for Proposals: Host A Future VTC!
IEEE VTS Conference Committee

The IEEE VTS Conference Committee invites the submission of proposals to host VTCs during the fall seasons in 2020 and 2021.

The fall iteration of VTC is normally held in North America, so submissions should be in keeping with that tradition.

Please note that all proposals, even those from other areas, will be considered.  Read More...

First IEEE VTS School in Latin America & Caribbean:
V2X Communications
Carlos A. Lozano-Garzon, Andres Navarro Cadavid and Javier Gozalvez

IEEE Vehicular Technology Society and the IEEE VTS Colombia chapter are organizing the first-ever VTS School in Latin America & Caribbean.

The school will take place at the University of Los Andes in Bogotá (Colombia) on 8 – 9 November 2018.  Please register now to attend to this unique event!  Read More...

From the IEEE VTS Resource Center
Connected Vehicles and Smart Mobility

VTS members can enjoy the following new webinar available at the VTS Resource Center for free, simply sign in with your IEEE Web Account.  Read More...

6 GHz FCC Proceedings in the US
Edward Au

Unlicensed access to the 6 GHz band is particularly important to the future of different radio access technologies including Wi-Fi.

This spectrum is uniquely suitable for deployment of the next generation of Wi-Fi because it offers sufficient bandwidth to alleviate data traffic congestion and provides for commonality of equipment with existing Wi-Fi networks already utilizing adjacent frequency band.  Read More...

Connected Vehicles
Toward Autonomous Vehicles
Elisabeth Uhlemann

Japan aims to use automated driving at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics; California started accepting applications for fully driverless testing.  Read More...

Mobile Radio
5G Indoor Mobile Systems
Matthias Pätzold

5G wireless technology transmitted 4K high-dynamic-range images from two Fox Sports cameras through the Fox Sports production truck.  Read More...

Transportation Systems
Automated Trains in The Pilbara
Harvey Glickenstein

Rio Tinto announced that the autonomously operated iron ore trains tested in the Pilbara region of Western Australia have passed and were granted accreditation by Australia’s Office of the National Rail Safety Regulator.  Read More...

Conference News
2018 IEEE Wireless Africa
Jae Hong Lee, 2018 IEEE Wireless Africa Treasurer and Information Contact

2018 IEEE Wireless Africa, the first of this new event series initiated by IEEE VTS, took place on 24 September 2018, attracting over 30 researchers, academics, and graduate students from three countries to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.  Read More...

Call for Papers
VTC2019-Spring, VTC2019-Fall and VPPC 2019
VTS Conference Committee

Find out the latest updates and upcoming deadlines for VTC2019-Spring in Kuala Lumpur, VTC2019-Fall in Honolulu, Hawaii, and VPPC 2019 in Hanoi, Vietnam!  Read More...

VTC2019-Fall in Hawaii

VTC2019-Fall will be held in Honolulu, Hawaii from 22—25 September 2019, with the theme Intelligent Connection & Transportation.  Read More...



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