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SERTIT: satellite imagery for the environment and crisis management

SERTIT

I’MTech is dedicating a series of stories to success stories from research partnerships supported by the Carnot Télécom & Société Numérique Institute (TSN), to which Télécom Physique Strasbourg and IMT belong. The regional image processing and remote sensing service (SERTIT) has specialized in producing geographic information production for over 30 …

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VIGISAT: monitoring and protection of the environment by satellite

vigisat, surveillance, environnement

Following on from our series on the platforms provided by the Télécom & Société numérique Carnot institute, we will now look at VIGISAT, based near Brest. This collaborative hub is also a project focusing on the satellite monitoring of oceans and continents in high resolution.   On 12th July, scientists …

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What is space telecommunication? A look at the ISS case

ISS, télécommunication spatiale, Space Telecommunication

Laurent Franck is a space telecommunications researcher at IMT Atlantique. These communication systems are what enable us to exchange information with far-away objects (satellites, probes…). These systems also enable us to communicate with the International Space Station (ISS). This is a special and unusual case compared to the better-known example …

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Tracking mobile industrial equipment in real time with Hiboo

Hiboo

The Hiboo start-up was incubated at Télécom Paris and provides a platform to help companies better manage their mobile assets: equipment, merchandise, vehicles etc. This solution is now widely used in the construction industry.   In 2016, the start-up Hiboo, which was incubated at Télécom Paris at the time, created …

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Millimeter waves for mobile broadband

Une ondes millimétriques, millimeter waves

5G will inevitably involve opening new frequency bands allowing operators to increase their data flows. Millimeter waves are among the favorites, as they have many advantages: large bandwidth, adequate range, and small antennas. Whether or not they are opened will depend on whether they live up to expectations. The European …

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iXblue: Extreme Fiber Optics

ixblue

Since 2006, iXblue, a French company based in Lannion, and the Hubert Curien laboratory [1] in Saint-Étienne have partnered to develop cutting-edge fiber optics. This long partnership has established iXblue as a global reference in the use of fiber optics in harsh environments. The scientific and technological advances have enabled …

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Pierre Comon: from the brain to space, searching for a single solution

Pierre Comon

Pierre Comon’s research focuses on a subject that is as simple as it is complex: how to find a single solution to a problem. From environment to health and telecommunications, this researcher in information science at GIPSA-Lab is taking on a wide range of issues. Winner of the IMT-Académie des …

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OISPG: Promoting open innovation in Europe

oispg, Pierre Simai, IMT

On January 1st, 2017, Pierre Simay was appointed as the new OISPG Rapporteur. This group of experts from the European Commission supports and promotes open innovation practices, particularly in the context of the Horizon 2020 program.   “Today’s companies can no longer innovate alone. They exist in innovation ecosystems in …

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The autonomous car: safety hinging on a 25cm margin

Eurecom, HIGHTS, Autonomous car, H2020

Does an autonomous or semi-autonomous car really know where it is located on a map? How accurately can it position itself on the road? For the scientists who are part of the European H2020 “HIGHTS” project, intelligent transportation systems must know their position down to one quarter of a meter. …

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Sea Tech Week: Key issues of a connected ocean

Sea Tech Week, René Garello, Océan connecté

The sea is becoming increasingly connected, with the development of new real-time transmission sensors. The aggregated data is being used to improve our understanding of the role oceans play in climate issues, but several challenges must be considered: the development of autonomous sensors and the pooling of research on a …

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