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Message from the EiC

Welcome to the October 2019 issue of VTS Mobile World – your IEEE Vehicular Technology Society newsletter.

In this issue, our Society President introduces all 15 elected Board of Governors members, including those who have been elected just this month for the 2020—2022 term. Also featured is a report on a recent event organized by the IEEE NSW VTS Chapter, supported through VTS Chapters funding.

As always, I look forward to hearing from you on how we can better serve all VTS members. Just send me a note at a.jamalipour@ieee.org. Enjoy reading! Read more...

Society
Do You Know Who Your VTS Board Members Are?
Alexander M. Wyglinski, President

VTS is all about providing our members with services, events, and activities designed to support their professional development and growth with respect to vehicular technology.

Meet the people who help to make all this happen! The VTS Board of Governors is the governing body of the Society, and consists of 15 elected and voting Members, as well as a number of appointed, non-voting volunteers.  Read more...

IEEE VTS NSW Chapter Report
Abbas Jamalipour, IEEE NSW VTS Chapter Chair

Thanks to the VTS Chapter funding scheme, the IEEE VTS NSW Chapter (Australia) organized a one-day technical program: Communications and Automotive Day 2019Read more...

From the VTS Resource Center
Practical Work with Robots

VTS members can enjoy the following new webinar available at the VTS Resource Center for free. Fundamental aspects of energy requirement estimation and recent advances in vehicle dynamics monitoring and road interaction sensing will be discussed.

Simply sign in with your IEEE Web Account! Read more...

From the IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine
6G: The Next Frontier

This month, VTS Mobile World features the following IEEE Vehicular Technology Magazine article, published in the third quarter of this year:

6G: The Next Frontier: From Holographic Messaging to Artificial Intelligence Using Subterahertz and Visible Light Communication by Emilio Calvanese Strinati, Sergio Barbarossa, Jose Luis Gonzalez-Jimenez, Dimitri Ktenas, Nicolas Cassiau, Luc Maret, and Cedric Dehos.

  Read more...

Mobile Radio
5G Consumer Potential
Matthias Pätzold

A new Consumer Lab report by Ericsson busts industry myths about the value of 5G for consumers. Among other findings, smartphone users state that they are willing to pay 20% more for 5G services, and half of early adopters would pay as much as 32% more. Read more...

Transportation Systems
Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension
Harvey Glickenstein

Sound Transit of Tacoma, Washington, announced it had begun construction of the 2.4-mi Hilltop Tacoma Link Extension, which expands the current rail line from the Theater District in downtown Tacoma to the Stadium District and Hilltop neighborhoods. Read more...

Conference Report
In Africa: IEEE WAC 2019
Sunil Maharaj, IEEE WAC 2019 General Chair

With over 60 attendees, four keynote presentations and an industry forum sponsored by Sentech, the second IEEE Wireless Africa was a great success in Pretoria! Read more...

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