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Message from the EiC
Abbas Jamalipour

Welcome to the September 2017 issue of VTS Mobile World—your IEEE Vehicular Technology Society newsletter. In this issue, you will be presented with news and photos from the first-ever presence of VTS at IEEE Sections Congress 2017, held in August in Sydney, Australia. We will also introduce you to one of the active VTS chapters, and VTS’ flagship publication, the IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine. Following our regular technical columns, we will invite you to the upcoming VTC2017-Fall in Toronto, as well as featuring VTC2018-Spring, to be held in beautiful Porto, Portugal. As usual, I look forward to receiving your feedback on how we are doing and how we can better serve all VTS members in the future.  You can contact me directly by email at a.jamalipour@ieee.orgRead more...

VTS Features at IEEE Sections Congress 2017 in Sydney
Javier Gozálvez, VTS President

For the first time, VTS was featured at IEEE Sections Congress 2017 as an exhibitor, promoting its wide range of member services to IEEE Section delegates. This year, Sections Congress was held in Sydney, Australia, 11 – 13 August 2017. Read more...

VTS Chapter Profile The Seattle Chapter
Titus Lo, Seattle Chapter Chair

For this issue, VTS Mobile World presents a report from one of our North American chapters, the Seattle Chapter. Did you know that you can propose to establish a VTS chapter if there is none in your area and if you have at least 12 VTS members? Chapters are one of the strong collaborative pillars of the IEEE membership structure. Read more...

IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine
Klaus David

IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine is the flagship publication of the Society. It has become one of the main resources in mobile radio, automotive electronics, and transportations systems, and has achieved an impact factor of 4.429 for 2016. 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...

Connected Vehicles
Cooperative Intelligent Transport Systems
Elisabeth Uhlemann

Autonomous driving can be an incredibly computation-intense process; thus, an efficient AI processor is required. Some big companies are now working on development of such processors for future cars. Read more...

Mobile Radio
Research and Development Towards 5G
Matthias Pätzold

Progress toward 5G is now moving away from the theoretical stage of defining requirements and entering the key stage of verifying newly developed technologies. Read more...

Transportation Systems
Driverless Trains in Malaysia
Harvey Glickenstein

New Fleet of Driverless Trains Will Increase Capacity on Kelana Jaya Line in Malaysia. Read more...

Conference Preview
2017 IEEE 86th Vehicular Technology Conference: IEEE VTC2017-Fall
Halim Yanikomeroglu (General Chair) and Weihua Zhuang (Technical Program Chair)

Save the date for the upcoming VTS flagship conference IEEE VTC2017-Fall to be held in Toronto, 24–27 September 2017. The conference organizers have provided a summary of what you can expect when visiting Sydney. Read more...

Conference Call
IEEE VTC2018-Spring in Porto
IEEE VTC 2018-Spring Organizing Committee

The 87th edition of VTC will be held in Porto, Portugal! You are invited to submit your research results and plan to attend the next spring edition of the Vehicular Technology Conference in Porto from 3 to 6 June 2018. Read more...

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