high tech


Smarter society / Innovation

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 […]


Augmented Planet / Innovation

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 […]


Better me / Innovation

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.


Augmented Planet / Networks

Broadband at sea will (soon) be possible thanks to 5G

As part of 3GPP, Orange has formed partnerships with many players to build a seamless 5G connectivity experience from land to sea.


Research blog / 5G

Web-R, a tool for designing the networks of the future

Developed by Orange, Web-R is a decision-aid tool for the placing problems that may be encountered by network architects.


Augmented Planet / Prospective

With Holosport, sporting events take on a new dimension

Orange, Magic Leap and Emissive have offered a preview of a viewing experience for a spatial computing (augmented/mixed reality) tennis match, featuring 3D reproduction of rallies and projection of additional elements.


Augmented Planet / Innovation

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.


Smarter society / 5G

Towards safer construction sites with IoT

Startup CAD.42, First Prize winner in the Orange 5G Challenge at Vivatech, offers solutions to detect risks and alert workers to hazards at construction sites.


Smarter society / 5G

TwinswHeel, the robot that carries your shopping

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


Smarter society / 5G

Tikaway: affordable connected glasses for all professionals

Tikaway, integrated camera glasses that connect you to a videoconference solution.


Smarter society / Internet of things

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.


Smarter society / Innovation

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.