Personal data


Research  /  Article

PETs are opening up new opportunities for data analysis

We produce and exploit ever more data, which has become an all-important resource for policy makers, researchers and businesses, as it provides them with information that is useful for their activities. However, the processing of this data generates risks for individuals, communities and organisations. The use of personal data in particular can constitute a breach […]


Research  /  Blog

Personality derived from data can revolutionise smart services

New generation services are currently being developed at Orange Labs. The ideas that have been generated deserve to be shared in order to provoke reflection about the future ahead. One such new concept is a self-personalised service — a service that is aware of the user’s personality. This idea can both revolutionise the thinking behind […]


Research  /  Video

Detecting and characterising cognitive and affective states

  As Laetitia Gros points out at a conference at Orange’s 2021 Research Exhibition, this is in line with a very obvious trend: an increasing number of tools for measuring emotions (EEG or electroencephalographic headsets and watches) are soon to be available on the market. A question mark remains over the relevance of these tools, […]


Research  /  Blog

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 […]


Research  /  Blog

Dark patterns, an unacceptable downward spiral

Folder: Protecting personal data from “dark patterns” The aim of this dossier is to shed some light on the subject of manipulation techniques in the digital world, also known as “dark patterns”. The scale of the phenomenon produces significant impacts on the protection of personal data. This analysis carried out within Orange Labs for the “Confidence […]


Research  /  Blog

What are the measures against “dark patterns”?

Folder: Protecting personal data from “dark patterns” The aim of this dossier is to shed some light on the subject of manipulation techniques in the digital world, also known as “dark patterns”. The scale of the phenomenon produces significant impacts on the protection of personal data. This analysis carried out within Orange Labs for the “Confidence […]


Research  /  Blog

What are “dark patterns” and their impacts on personal data?

Folder: Protecting personal data from “dark patterns” The aim of this dossier is to shed some light on the subject of manipulation techniques in the digital world, also known as “dark patterns”. The scale of the phenomenon produces significant impacts on the protection of personal data. This analysis carried out within Orange Labs for the […]


Research  /  Blog

Digital Professional Reflection — Get to know yourself!

What is a Digital Professional Reflection? It is the list of characteristics that describes who you are as a company employee (see image to the right). This digital description is obtained via Natural Language Processing of employee data, such as files on their drives, mailboxes or data from specific business applications (collaborative network, SharePoint, etc.) […]


Artificial intelligence  /  Article

A control tower against illegal streaming, supported by AI

Streaming services are multiplying and it is becoming easier to access high-quality files with both fixed and mobile devices using high-speed and very high-speed connections, from a larger and more varied range of terminals. Will the illegal redistribution and sharing of video content intensify? A threat with a thousand faces… “We’re facing new types of […]


Data  /  Article

Identity, the foundations of digital services

Mobile ID, a multi-carrier initiative, allowing users to share their data seamlessly and reliably with online services.


Research  /  Blog

Privacy-preserving Artificial Intelligence

Summary When using data in a digital service, one should usually trade-off between data usage (ease of operation, performance) and data security (user privacy, data confidentiality). This article presents the case of advanced cryptographic techniques that brings a solution that reconciles these two conflicting objectives. A lot of use cases are relevant in this context, […]


Research  /  Blog

Device Management in the connected world of tomorrow

As the Internet of things is on the rise, innovative solutions are emerging to evolve and optimise Device Management.