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Smarter society  /  Article

Orange and the scientific community — Interview with Gérard Berry

What is the mission of the Orange Scientific Council? It is an advisory body that aims to help the company’s management in its understanding of the world by providing it with advice and recommendations on broader scientific issues that concern it. We are, of course, interested in the so-called “hard” sciences—IT, telecoms, networks etc.—but also […]


Smarter society  /  Word of innovation

Brain-Computer Interface

A Brain-Computer Interface is a Human-Machine Interface (HMI) of a particular kind, as it provides direct communication with the human brain. Through thought, a user can thus remotely control a computer or a smart object. Freed from the chain of psychomotor reactions between the brain, the nerves, and the muscles, a BCI delivers much shorter […]


Research blog  /  Blog

On the correct use of formal and informal communication in the analysis of informal economic activities

Are digital tools going to be used to formalise informal relationships so as to modernise the economy? The sector studied here is that of the sale of car spare parts.


Augmented Planet  /  Article

The 3GPP: an inside look into how the networks of the future are created

Orange’s Lionel Morand was appointed Chair of the 3GPP Core Network and Terminals Group in March 2018, and explains the organisation, its working methods and its current projects.


Smarter society  /  Article

Future 20XX, the future in play

Could a game help us to reflect on the world of tomorrow and conceive of a common future? This is the premise of Future 20XX, an applied game published by Orange under Creative Commons.


Better me  /  Podcast

Emotion in AI to serve Humans

Discover how the machine could interact with Humans in 2064, to serve them.


Smarter society  /  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.


Research blog  /  Blog

3D sound in mobile phones

Orange has conducted experiments showing that binaural sound on smartphones has been adapted for consumer roll-out.


Smarter society  /  Video

Artificial voices are being humanised and entering our everyday lives

Thanks to the development of technologies, voice assistants’ voices are becoming human to the point of being indistinguishable.


Smarter society  /  Article

Artificial speech at Orange: fluency is the priority!

The technologies that Orange is currently working on allow for artificial speech to be as natural as possible, but without going so far as to humanise it


Smarter society  /  Article

Start-ups taking it to the next level with Orange’s 5G Challenge

Orange organises the 5G Challenge as part of a co-innovation approach with start-ups to create the products and services of tomorrow.


Research blog  /  Blog

Thing’in, the things’ graph platform

Thing’in, the integrative research platform initiated by Orange, is a “graph of things” whose nodes are things and physical entities of all kinds.