Introduction to V2X

As LTE Advanced Pro technologies become more prevalent on the road to 5G, vehicular based communication is seen as a key element of the future network ecosystem. This short course is designed to introduce the main concepts behind V2X technology. As such, V2X will be considered on a high-level basis, with focus on the architecture required, as well as key aspects such as authorization, operation over both the PC5 and LTE-Uu interfaces, network procedures and also the intended approach to V2X security.
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Introduction to V2X

Topic areas covered include:

  • V2X Concepts and Drivers:
    • Concept and drivers.
    • V2X communication types (V2V, V2P, V2I, V2N).
    • Use cases.
  • V2X Architecture:
    • Modes of operation.
    • V2X subsystem architecture.
    • Reference points, identities and functions.
  • V2X Authorization and Provisioning:
    • Authorization process and parameter provisioning.
    • Sidelink communication overview.
  • V2X over PC5:
    • Direct communication enhancements and key characteristics.
    • V2X over PC5 identities.
    • Direct communication overview.
    • QoS handling and charging support.
  • V2X over LTE:
    • V2X message delivery methods and MBMS service area mapping.
    • V2X communication with eMBMS.
    • V2X Application Server discovery.
    • QoS handling and charging support.
  • V2X over LTE Network Procedures:
    • Attach procedure.
    • Service Request procedure.
    • S1 Handover and X2 Handover procedures.
    • Tracking Area Update procedure.
  • V2X Security:
    • V2X security approach.
    • V2X security requirements and security solutions.

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