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IEEE Forms a Study Group on Wireless Automotive Coexistence

New IEEE 802.19™ study group focuses on automotive environment and use cases for wireless coexistence

PISCATAWAY, N.J., USA, 24 May 2016 - IEEE, the world's largest technical professional organization dedicated to advancing technology for humanity, today announced the IEEE 802.19™ Wireless Coexistence Working Group has established a study group on "Wireless Automotive Coexistence."

"The IEEE 802.19 working group has been developing standards for coexistence between wireless standards of unlicensed devices," said Alaa Mourad, chair, Wireless Coexistence study group, University of Kiel. "However, with an uprise in connected cars, we're seeing the need to develop standards focused on wireless automotive coexistence."

To address the changes in the automotive industry, this study group will concentrate on automotive environment and use cases, considering:

  • 2.4GHz and 5GHz frequency bands;
  • Interference among IEEE 802.11™ devices;
  • Interference between IEEE 802.11 and IEEE 802.15™ / Bluetooth devices;
  • Coexistence of IEEE 802.11 and IEEE 802.15 / Bluetooth with other non-IEEE 802® wireless technologies.

This group will study the applicability of current standards to address the aforementioned issues and may suggest enhancements that could provide guidance to new standards.

The group intends to develop a project authorization request for a new standard on wireless automotive coexistence.

For more information, visit the IEEE 802.19 Wireless Coexistence Working Group web page..

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