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Augmented Planet / Networks

Monitored telephone poles with IoT

Currently, maintaining these poles to guarantee customers receive a high-quality service is a largely reactive process. As part of a project led by Orange, specialist companies perform year-round testing on the poles to ensure the quality of this infrastructure. But when adverse weather events or accidents occur, it is often the residents, local authorities or […]


Augmented Planet / Networks

Open source and networks: an immersive video solution shows the way

Open source (OS) frameworks (or software environments) enable players from the mobile network ecosystem to work together on collaborative projects that take advantage of the technological advances of networks, such as RAN softwarisation. They make it possible to directly design, test and validate innovative services that can be deployed on a large scale in the […]


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 […]


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 / 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.


Augmented Planet / Networks

Networks to the test of climate change

Repeated natural disasters compel operators and regional authorities to reinforce network resilience.


Smarter society / Innovation

A word of innovation: quantum computer

A quantum computer makes use of the surprising properties of quantum physics to solve certain complex problems to which conventional computers cannot find a solution.


Better me / Salon de la recherche

Alloscope, a tool to help those in vulnerable situations

Alloscope, an Orange research project, offers to analyse call reports to help professionals working in medical and social monitoring.


Augmented Planet / Salon de la recherche

What if 5G experimentation were open source?

5G is tested using open source thanks to Orange's "Plug in the future" integrative platform.