High tech


Digital culture  /  Article

The chipset industry has reached boiling point

After years of intensive use, we sometimes take for granted everything our smartphone can do for us on a daily basis. Let us go deeper to learn, and understand, how this application and software engineering is driven. The answer is contained in a miniature component—with an area of less than 100 mm²—hidden behind the screen: […]


Digital culture  /  Article

Additive manufacturing is making its mark

Buildings erected in just a few days Concrete 3D printing is starting to emerge in the construction industry, with projects relying on this technology having proliferated over the last few years. 3D-printed social housing was thus inaugurated in Nantes in 2018. It is a 95 m2 house comprising 5 rooms and a set of complex architectural […]


Artificial intelligence  /  Article

When AI assists photographers

A processor dedicated to AI On the market since 2017, Neural Processing Units (NPU) are AI dedicated chips that coexist on the same circuit as a processor, memory, a graphics chip, wireless communication modules, and sometimes sensors. Designed to speed-up artificial neural networks, NPUs make it possible to perform AI tasks much faster than traditional […]


Networks and IT  /  Article

Decarbonising digital technology with innovation

Hidden from sight, Internet infrastructure has a substantial environmental impact. Base-stations with lower fossil fuel consumption To reduce the environmental impact in the era of 5G, in particular carbon emissions, providers are taking steps by persuing two main stragegies.  Firstly, they are developing new technologies in order to improve performance and energy efficiency. Secondly, they […]


Digital culture  /  Article

CES 2020: Orange’s experience of the international high-tech trade show

At the trade show in Las Vegas, Karine Dussert-Sarthe provides an overview of the innovative high-tech products that will be entering consumers’ lives in the near future.


Digital culture  /  Article

At the Tokyo Olympic Games, the rush for Gold will come from… recycling smartphones

Japanese authorities have collected over 5 million used mobile devices. The aim: to recycle them to make the medals for the 2020 Olympic Games.


Internet of things  /  Article

With voice and eye: is sound the future of digital?

With the proliferation of smart objects and the development of digital personal assistants, sound and voice will be at the centre of man-machine interfaces.


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.


Digital culture  /  Article

Digital technology: an environmental opportunity or challenge?

Digital technology could make our energy systems more connected, smart and sustainable, but its energy use is soaring. How to explain this paradox?


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.


Internet of things  /  Article

MWC 2019: Orange Live Booster, the turnkey and all-in-one solution for connecting your objects

All-in-one: radio module, SIM card, prepaid data plan. At MWC 2019, Orange presents its 2G and LTE-M compatible all-in-one and turnkey IoT solution.


Networks and IT  /  Article

MWC 2019: 5G, the right model for deploying the right technologies

Orange research teams launch 500 version of their radio wave propagation model, adapted for the technological developments induced by 5G networks.