Digital

What are the applications for spatial data?

Image satellite Sentinel Bretagne

Several terabytes: this is the phenomenal amount of data produced by the Sentinel satellites each day! How can these data flows be used to develop concrete applications to be used by those who manage territories? This is what spatial application experts focused on at the AppSpace Forum, an event organized …

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Eikosim improves the dialogue between prototyping and simulation

Eikosim

Simulate. Prototype. Measure. Repeat. Developing an industrial part inevitably involves these steps. First comes the digital model. Then, its characteristics are assessed through simulation, after which, the first version of the part is built. The part must then be subject to mechanical stress to assess its resistance and be closely …

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Passwords: security, vulnerability and constraints

passwords

Hervé Debar, Télécom SudParis – Institut Mines-Télécom, Université Paris-Saclay What is a password? A password is a secret linked to an identity. It associates two elements, what we own (a bank card, badge, telephone, fingerprint) and what we know (password or code). Passwords are very widely used, for computers, telephones, …

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Our expressions under the algorithmic microscope

facial expressions

Mohamed Daoudi, a researcher at IMT Lille Douai, is interested in the recognition of facial expressions in videos. His work is based on geometrical analysis of the face and machine learning algorithms. They may pave the way for applications in the field of medicine.   Anger, sadness, happiness, surprise, fear, …

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IoT: How to find your market? Footbar’s story

startup Footbar

In the connected objects sector, the path to industrialization is rarely direct. Finding a market sometimes requires adapting the product, strategic repositioning, a little luck, or a combination of all three. Footbar is a striking example of how a startup can revise its original strategy to find customers while maintaining …

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Coming soon: “smart” cameras and citizens improving urban safety

smart cameras, safe city

Flavien Bazenet, Institut Mines-Telecom Business School, (IMT) and Gabriel Périès, Institut Mines-Telecom Business School, (IMT) This article was written based on the research Augustin de la Ferrière carried out during his “Grande École” training at Institut Mines-Telecom Business School (IMT). « Safe cities »: seen by some as increasing the …

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When the internet goes down

attack

Hervé Debar, Télécom SudParis – Institut Mines-Télécom, Université Paris-Saclay “Athird of the internet is under attack. Millions of network addresses were subjected to distributed denial-of-service (DDoS) attacks over two-year period,” reports Warren Froelich on the UC San Diego News Center website. A DDoS is a type of denial-of-service (DoS) attack …

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Cyrating: a trusted third-party for cybersecurity assessment

cyrating

Cyrating, a startup incubating at ParisTech Entrepreneurs, provides organizations the service of assessing their performance and efficiency in cybersecurity. By positioning itself as a trust third-party, it is meeting the needs of companies for an objective analysis of their cyber risk. The service allows companies to assess their position relative …

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The brain: seeing between the fibers of white matter

Neural Meta Tracts, brain, white matter, Pietro Gori

The principle behind diffusion imaging and tractography is exploring how water spreads through our brain in order to study the structure of neurons. Doctors can use this method to improve their understanding of brain disease. Pietro Gori, a researcher in image processing at Télécom ParisTech, has just launched a project …

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Bitcoin: the economic issues at stake

bitcoin, Patrick Waelbroeck

Patrick Waelbroeck, Institut Mines-Télécom (IMT) Cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin only have value if all the participants in the monetary system view it to as currency. It must therefore be rare, in the sense that it must not be easily copied (a problem equivalent to counterfeit banknotes for traditional currencies). This is …

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