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Understanding FEARS, an approach to time series classification.

What is a time series? A time series is a sequence of values indexed in time order, i.e. a curve. As shown in Figure 1 below, time series values are usually measured at regular intervals (e.g. every second). A time series is defined over a specified period of time, meaning it has a set number […]


Networks and IT  /  Article

Technological innovation at the heart of future submarine cable 2Africa

With a length of 37,000 km, which will make it one of the longest in the world, future submarine cable 2Africa will link up Western Europe with the Middle East and 16 African countries as of 2023 or 2024, the date announced for it to go live. With a nominal capacity of up to 180 Tbit/s on […]


Data  /  Word of innovation

GAIA-X

Run by the Franco-German couple since August 2019, the GAIA-X project aims to build a data-sharing space, supported by and promoting, in particular, sovereign European cloud solutions, so as to provide companies with an alternative to the American and Chinese digital giants. The objective is not to build a new platform but to federate existing […]


Data  /  Article

Gaia-X, cloud services to promote European sovereignty

As announced on 4 June ahead of an official launch date at the end of September, the Gaia-X Foundation is formed by leaders in French and German industry, such as Deutsche Telekom, Siemens, SAP, BMW, Atos, EDF, Safran and Orange, among others, as well as two academic institutes — Institut Mines-Télécom and Fraunhofer (a German organisation […]


Internet of things  /  Article

The best of fine watchmaking and connectivity, together in one watch

Montblanc is among such high-end smartwatch pioneers. In 2017, the maker with the snowy cap logo launched the Summit, its first luxury smartwatch. It was the watchmaker’s way of showing it could, by joining forces with Google and its wearables-dedicated OS, reinvent itself and equip its chronograph with Bluetooth and a Wi-Fi connection. Summit 2+, […]


Internet of things  /  Article

XR: 5G extends the boundaries of reality

Immersive systems known as Extended Reality (XR)—such as virtual reality, augmented reality and mixed reality—are gaining momentum for both personal and professional uses. However, these systems still have ways to go to deliver on their full potential; they sometimes struggle to achieve their ambition of interconnecting the real world with the virtual one due to […]


Networks and IT  /  Article

O-RAN Alliance: opening up the 5G networks

The roll out of 5G requires new access networks (RAN). To this end, the alliance of O-RAN operators aims to achieve openness in the market, coding and RAN interfaces.


Internet of things  /  Article

Small towns also embrace the IoT

In small and medium-sized peri-urban areas, O-CELL is deploying simple, turnkey IoT solutions to monitor public buildings.


Internet of things  /  Article

Acklio reveals the “Internet” dimension of the Internet of Things

The SCHC technology, a solution for compressing and fragmenting IP protocols, is making it possible to bring the IP and IoT worlds together, simplifying the development of new services in this field.


Artificial intelligence  /  Article

MWC 2019: the Djingo ecosystem is opened up to partners

Orange’s virtual assistant Djingo opens its ecosystem to flagship partnerships: Bot Party with OUI.sncf, Open APIs, Co-Design with specialist partners.


Internet of things  /  Article

LTE-M technology enters the “real world”

The laboratory and experimentation phase is now over for LTE-M technology and it is ready to put its theoretical potential into practice. To encourage its appropriation by players within the ecosystem, on November 8, Orange launched a challenge, at the forefront of industrial IoT within France, in partnership with SNCF that is designed to explore […]


Internet of things  /  Article

The Open IoT Lab lets you work on the networks of the future

In 2017, Orange inaugurated the Open IoT Lab, which is the first European lab dedicated to the Internet of Things and the LTE-M network. One year after its launch, Orange takes a look at some initial lessons learned.