Smarter society / Innovation
Extended reality for learning, designing, visiting, etc.
The term “extended reality” (XR) refers to all environments that combine real and virtual elements with various levels of interactivity with and between these elements. This includes augmented reality (AR), which superposes virtual 2D or 3D elements onto a real environment, virtual reality (VR), which completely immerses the user in a virtual universe, and mixed […]
Virtual reality, the new tool for evaluating user experience
Evaluating User eXperience (UX): In the lab or in situ? UX refers to “perceptions and responses of a user resulting from the use and/or intended use of a system, product or service.“ (ISO, 2019). In this area, the following are considered and studied: emotions, beliefs, preferences, perceptions, physical and physiological responses, behaviours and actions that […]
Augmented Planet / Internet of things
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 […]
Better me / Research
Neuroprosthetics, virtual reality, and AI tackle motor disabilities
The Clinatec research centre’s Brain Computer Interface (BCI) project “For the first time, a tetraplegic patient was able to walk and control both arms using this neuroprosthetic, which records, transmits, and decodes brain signals in real-time to control an exoskeleton”, the French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) proudly announced in October 2019. Developed […]
Augmented Planet / Networks
Open source and networks: an immersive video solution shows the way
Open source (OS) frameworks (or software environments) enable players from the mobile network ecosystem to work together on collaborative projects that take advantage of the technological advances of networks, such as RAN softwarisation. They make it possible to directly design, test and validate innovative services that can be deployed on a large scale in the […]
Research blog / 5G
Orange experiments with an open source aerial network at the French Windsurf Championships!
The spectators of the French Windsurf Championships have had the opportunity to experience real-time immersion thanks to a connectivity bubble.
Augmented Planet / Prospective
With Holosport, sporting events take on a new dimension
Orange, Magic Leap and Emissive have offered a preview of a viewing experience for a spatial computing (augmented/mixed reality) tennis match, featuring 3D reproduction of rallies and projection of additional elements.
Smarter society / 5G
Tikaway: affordable connected glasses for all professionals
Tikaway, integrated camera glasses that connect you to a videoconference solution.
Augmented Planet / 5G
At Roland-Garros, the future is now: Orange unveils new video technology with 5G
During the Roland-Garros Tournament, Orange and France Télévisions are broadcasting matches and reports live and in 8K using an experimental 5G on-site network.
Better me / 5G
MWC 2019: the power of a 5G smartphone in your hand
Connection speed, latency, 8K images, virtual reality: at MWC 2019, Orange gives the public a chance to experience the new generation of 5G smartphones.
Better me / Innovation
Extended reality: it’s coming soon!
Virtual reality and augmented reality are getting here slower than planned. But little by little, innovations are making these technologies more useful and attractive.
Smarter society / Innovation
Benefits of the cloud: a meeting with the start-up Vizua
Interview with Sylvain Ordureau, founder of the start-up Vizua, a platform dedicated to optimizing the management of servers and graphics processors located in the cloud.