Autonomous vehicle


Internet of things  /  Word of innovation

LiDAR

LiDAR, which stands for “Light Detection and Ranging”, is a remote measurement technique that uses the light from a laser to determine the physical properties of an object. The vast majority of LiDAR sensor applications are for telemetry – distance measurement. To determine the distance of an object, the LiDAR sends a laser pulse to […]


Digital culture  /  Article

Open source, the key to the mobility of tomorrow: an overview of five innovations

EZ10 In this case it is the autopilot, that is the set of software and hardware components that enable the vehicle to drive autonomously in different situations, which constitutes the main technological issue, as the proper functioning of the navigation system requires it to have experienced a large number of events in a variety of […]


Networks and IT  /  Article

5G arrives in Le Havre: optimised communications and a Smart Port on the horizon

5G has arrived safely In March 2021, Orange’s 5G network reached the majority of the Port of Le Havre, France’s leading container port for foreign trade, heralding the arrival of new services for harbour users.  From experimentation to standardisation The benefits and potential applications of 5G were researched and analysed prior to its deployment in […]


Digital culture  /  Article

CES 2021 characterised by the pandemic

The 2021 edition of CES was particular in both style and content. Due to the pandemic, the Las Vegas CES was held entirely online this year, with the digital version losing much of the charm of this prestigious gathering of all things digital, one of the main attractions of which consists in wandering from stand […]


Networks and IT  /  Article

The connected car crosses national borders

What potential barriers are there to the connected self-driving car? Every year, technological developments in this field bring us closer and closer to the highest level of autonomy — vehicles that can drive themselves, without drivers or passengers. But this progress has a very real limit in the form of national borders. The question of […]


Internet of things  /  Article

Connected field robots ease the burden for farmers

For millennia, agricultural revolutions have had decisive impacts on the life and well-being of human societies. Gradual improvements in knowledge, tools and techniques, and occasional technological breakthroughs, have made it possible to feed larger populations: the development of the plough around the 1st millennium BC; the rise of windmills around 1000 AD; the techniques of […]


Networks and IT  /  Article

Connected or even self-driving: The future of cars with 5G

For over a decade, Orange has been at the forefront of research on connected mobility based on cellular networks. Thanks to its commitment to national and European collaborative projects, i.e. SCOOP, it has been possible to shape and sculpt the future of vehicular communications. This endeavour subsequently saw a shift in focus to 5G applications […]


Networks and IT  /  Article

The connected mobility of tomorrow: smooth journeys managed from end-to-end

New forms of mobility are emerging. Orange is taking a keen interest, participating in events such as the recent Movin’On Summit and conducting research in the field.


Internet of things  /  Article

TwinswHeel, the robot that carries your shopping

TwinswHeel is offering robots for carrying heavy loads at industrial sites and for individuals in urban areas.


Internet of things  /  Article

Smart mobilities: the automation of trains is on track

For its autonomous train project, the SNCF is testing technologies that will transform the traveller experience of years to come.


Research  /  Blog

5G and connected vehicles: communication and cooperation

Since 2016, Orange research on connected mobility based on cellular networks has focussed on two research projects: Towards5G then 5GCAR.


Networks and IT  /  Article

When self-driving cars hit the road… or the test track

UTAC CERAM Group uses its new test centre for self-driving vehicles to engage all the players in the ecosystem on connectivity and 5G issues.