The Telecommunications Research Center Vienna (FTW)

Workshop on Dependable Vehicular Communications at ICC 2015, London

10. Oct 2014

Thomas Zemen (FTW) is main organizer of this workshop, which will be co-located with the IEEE ICC 2015, the IEEE International Conference on Communications, in London. It will be a one-day event, scheduled for June 8 or June 12, 2015. The goal of the workshop is to foster the development of dependable vehicular communication systems. It will bring together academic and industrial researchers to identify and discuss technical challenges and recent results related to dependable vehicular communications.

Paper submission Deadline: 8th December 2014

Attention - New Date! Newcom# Emerging Topic Workshop 2014, 27.-28. Oktober 2014

22. Aug 2014

This year’s Newcom# Emerging Topic Workshop organized by the Vienna University of Technology features the Title “D2D and mmW – New Paradigms for 5G”. This workshop will bring together researchers from academia and industry to exchange and discuss recent results related to D2D and mmW communications and to identify challenges that need to be addressed for a successful adoption of D2D and mmW in 5G systems.

Attention: The date for the workshop was moved from the 29.-30. September to the 27.-28. October!

More information about the Newcom# Emerging Topic Workshop

Mingming Gan, Zhinan Xu, Veronika Shivaldova, Alexander Paier, Fredrik Tufvesson, Thomas Zemen won „Best Poster Award“ of BMW Summer School

22. Aug 2014

The FTW researchers Mingming Gan, Zhinan Xu and Thomas Zemen were awarded with the "Best Poster Award" of the BMW Summer School for their poster „A Ray Tracing Algorithm for Intelligent Transport Systems in Tunnels“.

"The Summer School format comprises keynote presentations from executive-level speakers, ideation workshops, technical expert presentations from industry and academia, moderated panel discussions and PhD poster presentations. During moderated PhD challenge group discussions and idea creation workshops, innovative visions and applications, conceptual, sociological and business changes shall be discussed that are to be expected with the rise of fully-connected vehicles in the Internet of Things. The Summer School is complemented by social events in the beautiful area of Lake Tegernsee and a trip to downtown Munich with a visit of BMW Welt & BMW Museum. Awards for the best PhD posters and outstanding proposals from idea creation workshops or challenge group discussions will be presented during the closing ceremony."

Christian Vogel, Shuli Chi, Katharina Hausmair and Peter Singerl won the "Darlington Best Paper Award"!

25. Apr 2014

For their paper "Aliasing-Free Digital Pulse-Width Modulation for Burst-Mode RF Transmitters"  Christian Vogel, Shuli Chi, Katharina Hausmair und Peter Singerl are awarded with the "2014 IEEE Circuits and Systems Darlington Best Paper Award".

"The Darlington Best Paper Award recognizes the best paper bridging the gap between theory and practice published in the “Transactions on Circuits and Systems” publication. The award is based on general quality, originality, contributions, subject matter and timeliness. Anyone who is an author of a paper bridging the gap between theory and practice published in the “Transactions on Circuits and Systems” during the three calendar years preceding the award is eligible for nomination."

Girl's Day 2014

24. Apr 2014

On April 24 the 13th Viennese Töchtertag took place. FTW also participated in the event organized by the City of Vienna and invited six girls to give them the possibility to get a close insight into a resaercher's life.

Michael Pucher is keynote-speaker at the international Dagstuhl Workshop "Multilinguality in Speech Research: Data, Methods and Models"

7. Apr 2014

Senior Researcher Michael Pucher is Keynote-Speaker at the international Dagstuhl Workshop "Multilinguality in Speech Research: Data, Methods and Models", 9.-11. April 2014, Dagstuhl, Germany.

"This three-day workshop offers an exchange forum for researchers working on topics like "variability in speech technology", "measuring and modelling articulation", "speech data and statistical methods", "the individual voice in forensic and medical applications" and "variability in non-native speech". A mix of invited top-level speeches, presentations of current research projects and tutorial-like lectures will provide an optimal opportunity for an intense training and research meeting on variability in speech production."

Project Start for CARLO

31. Mar 2014

The project CARLO (Car Loyalty Innovation) investigates a new generation of data-rich automotive information services that foster intense and sustainable customer relationships with a mobility service provider. CARLO aims at providing drivers with attractive mobility information and service offers at the right time in a non-distractive way.

FTW co-organizes AutomotiveUI'14

18. Mar 2014

Under the direction of Senior Researcher Peter Fröhlich, FTW will co-organize the AutomotiveUI in Seattle this year. AutomotiveUI is the international conference on Automotive User Interfaces and Interactive Vehicular Applications. The conference brings together researchers and practitioners interested in both the technical and the human aspects of in-vehicle user interfaces and applications.

Project Start for GBAN

14. Mar 2014

The research activities in the GBAN project range from the development of new methods for improving the stability and performance of already deployed digital subscriber line (DSL) systems to topics related to the development and deployment of the next generation DSL technology “”.

Project Start for PS.NET

5. Mar 2014

The new FTW research project PS.NET explores ways and potential benefits of the application of non-dedicated mobile communication networks in the field of public safety to improve the operations for emergency services and civil protection.