Smart city


Augmented Planet / Internet of things

Smart street lighting thanks to the LoRa® network

When astronomical clocks are synchronised with the LoRa® network BH Technologies, an innovative company from Grenoble partnered with Datavenue Ready and established in 1998, is one of the high-tech players in France directly involved in the Smart City movement. When it was still known as BHL Électronique, this company sold astronomical clock systems for street […]


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 […]


Smarter society / Internet of things

Pollutant monitoring: example of an IoT partnership

The many players in the IoT “constellation” differ in their respective fields, backgrounds and expertise. Orange believes that these players need to be combined to make the technological cosmos shine and has therefore launched the Datavenue Ready label. By creating close and lasting ties with these partners, Orange can contribute to the development and promotion of […]


Augmented Planet / Networks

Connected or even self-driving: The future of cars with 5G

For over a decade, Orange has been at the forefront of research on connected mobility based on cellular networks. Thanks to its commitment to national and European collaborative projects, i.e. SCOOP, it has been possible to shape and sculpt the future of vehicular communications. This endeavour subsequently saw a shift in focus to 5G applications […]


Augmented Planet / Prospective

How digital can make cities more resilient

Is the “smart city” outdated? The resilient city integrates and protects what matters in the running of a city… starting with its inhabitants.


Research blog / Internet of things

The future of smart buildings with Thing’in

The management of complex systems such as buildings requires going beyond connected object-centric approaches based on the Internet platforms of today's Objects.


Smarter society / Innovation

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.


Smarter society / Internet of things

The IoT customised software solution

The publisher IoThink Solutions is offering manufacturers software for designing a simple, customised IoT platform and, for the first time on this market, as a white label solution.


Research blog / Internet of things

Beyond IoT: Digital Twins and Cyber-Physical Systems

Digital twins originated from the special requirements of a few critical systems. They aim at providing a comprehensive and accurate numerical replica of some advanced.


Augmented Planet / Smart Cities

The connected mobility of tomorrow: smooth journeys managed from end-to-end

New forms of mobility are emerging. Orange is taking a keen interest, participating in events such as the recent Movin’On Summit and conducting research in the field.


Smarter society / Innovation

Smart mobilities: the automation of trains is on track

For its autonomous train project, the SNCF is testing technologies that will transform the traveller experience of years to come.


Augmented Planet / Salon de la recherche

Introducing Thing in the future: Orange Research upgrades its Web of Things platform

A whole raft of demos at Orange's 2019 Research Fair offers a discovery trail of the potential of the Thing In The Future platform and the usages that it enables.