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How Communications will Change Vehicles and Transport

​​ITU/TTC Workshop on How Communications will Change Vehicles and Transport,
Meeting of the Collaboration on ITS Communication Standards

Tokyo, Japan, 4 and 5 July 2016

Contact: tsbworkshops@itu.int

Introduction

The International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the T​​elecommunication Technology Committee (TTC), Japan convened a workshop on How Communications will Change Vehicles and Transport, and a meeting of the Collaboration on ITS Communication Standards from 4-5 July 2016. The event took place at the TTC headquarters in Tokyo, Japan (map).

Obejctive

​Intelligent transport systems (ITS) and automated driving are fast moving toward widespread commercialization and market acceptance. High levels of automation – the penultimate step to fully automated driving – are expected on the road by 2020 and hold great promise to improve road safety, reduce congestion and emissions, and increase the accessibility of personal mobility.

On 4 July 2016, the international workshop examined advances in the area of vehicle communications, from the perspectives of technology, business, and regulation. Sessions will discuss, inter alia, Communications for ITS and automated driving; Cybersecurity for automotive communications; ITS communications at the service of citizens and cities.

On 5 July 2016, the meeting of the Collaboration on ITS Communication Standards reviewed the state of ITS communication standards and discussed the road ahead.

Target Audience

The target audience of the events included government representatives, policy makers and regulators; technical staff and decision makers at vehicle manufacturers, OEMs, suppliers, network operators and service providers; analysts and market researchers; technical experts involved in standardization; and members of the interested public.

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Documentation and Registration

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