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Quantum computer: startup Pasqal is banking on cold atoms

Quantum computing is set to revolutionize the area of intensive computing and open up new possibilities for solving certain specific problems, deemed intractable, within a reasonable timeframe. The construction of a quantum computer does however come up against several obstacles. The largest of these being decoherence, that is to say the fact that the system […]


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IoT Continuum, a partnership to accelerate the mass deployment of cellular IoT

As in previous years, 2021 will see sustained growth for the Internet of Things (IoT) market. IDC predicts that investment in IoT hardware, software, connectivity solutions and services will reach $202 billion (€171 billion) in Europe this year. And this spending dynamic will continue to experience double-digit growth every year through 2025. Many try, few succeed This […]


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5G Explores 26 GHz Band

Like the previous generations of mobile networks, 5G will eventually deploy across a number of frequency bands. In France, while commercial 5G is most commonly available in the 3.5 GHz band, in future it will be available at frequencies toward the top end of the spectrum, in the so-called millimeter wave (mmWave) range, in particular the […]


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Datavenue challenge: The Dona Care connected watch monitors the health of senior citizens

What is Life Plus’s story? Since late 2015, Life Plus has been developing technologies to prevent frailty in people over the age of 65. Our solutions aim to prevent people from becoming frail and, ideally, prolong independence. There are around 20 people in our company, all from a variety of backgrounds but most are technically […]


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Enhanced construction solutions thanks to 5G

The skills of field workers are set to grow thanks to the digital solutions made possible by 5G. The concept of augmented technicians/workers, which has already been explored in relation to industry, is to be applied to other sectors and trades. Making 5G work for construction players The potential for innovation here is considerable, and […]


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Datavenue Challenge: a self-contained frost and ice sensor based on temperature differences

What is GreenSysTech’s story? From the outset, I wanted to explore energy issues through the development of innovative sensors, with one idea in mind: to capture ambient energy. GreenSysTech was first set up as a design company, and we filed patents every year between 2010 and 2015. Now there are five of us, mainly with […]


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Datavenue Challenge: no more hydroalcoholic gel shortages thanks to connected dispensers

Can you tell us a bit about Percall? Percall was established in the year 2000 and has 350 consultants. We were originally a service company specialising in the development and integration of product lifecycle management (PLM). Today, we also provide solutions of our own. We have been involved in the IoT for seven years, focusing […]


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Vendée Globe: Heading for innovation

The Vendée Globe race is not only an incredible human challenge, it is also an extraordinary technological adventure. And the 2020–2021 edition, won by Yannick Bestaven at the end of January 2021, was no exception. Several innovative ideas were tested, particularly when it came to spectator experience — a key issue for a race with […]


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At the Vendée Globe, interpersonal communication is becoming more immersive than ever

With restrictions in place due to the health crisis, the Vendée Globe reinvented itself this year, transporting spectators as close to the action as possible — right to the pontoons and on deck. The viewing experience has become more interactive and immersive, driven forwards by Orange Events’ expertise in connectivity and knowledge of innovative players […]


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Vendée Globe: Innovative ways to immerse viewers in the heart of the action

How can we reinvent the way we consume and watch great sporting events? On the occasion of Vendée Globe, the prestigious solo race around the world that Orange Events is proud to partner, two unprecedented formats are available to help spectators feel close to the action and the adventurers of the high seas. Live experiences […]


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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 […]


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Augmented reality with a video package

The start-up Skyboy has been deploying its concept of Overlap Reality for four years now, in a range of different contexts and use cases, spanning the cultural, tourism and event industries. To create unique and optimised immersive experiences, the company layers cutting-edge cinematic expertise over AR technology, guaranteeing very high-quality content. Patented Overlap Reality technology […]