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Smarter Time: your life in your pocket

Avec Smarter Time, Emmanuel Pont propose un outil puissant pour résoudre les problèmes d'organisation.

The start-up Smarter Time participated in the Lisbon Web Summit, from November 6-9. The company is incubated at ParisTech entrepreneurs, and offers an activity and time management application which helps users to better organize their day-to-day lives, both personally and professionally.   “I’d love to, but I don’t have time!” …

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The Auragen project: turning the hopes of genomic medicine into reality

Auragen

There is only one way to unlock the mysteries of certain genetic diseases — analyze each patient gene by gene. Genome analysis offers great promise for understanding rare diseases and providing personalized treatment for each patient. The French government hopes to make this new form of medicine available through its …

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5G: the new generation of mobile is already a reality

Une dossier 5G

While 4G is still being rolled out, 5G is already in the starting blocks. For consumers whose smartphones still show “3G” alongside a reception indicator which rarely makes it over two bars out of four, this can be quite perplexing. Is it realistic to assure them that 5G is already …

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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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SDN and virtualization: more intelligence in 5G networks

openairinterface, SDN

New uses for 5G imply a new way of managing telecommunications networks. To open the way for new actors, we will have to divide and virtualize network slices, and find a dynamic way of allocating them to new services. This organization is made possible thanks to SDN: a technique which …

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Will 5G turn the telecommunications market upside-down?

Mobile World Congress 2016, market

The European Commission is anticipating the arrival of the fifth generation in mobile phones (5G) in 2020. It is expected to significantly increase data speeds and offer additional uses. However, the extent of the repercussions on the telecommunications market and on services is still difficult to evaluate, even for the …

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Speakshake, shaking up distance language learning

Speakshake

The start-up Speakshake has created a communication platform for improving your foreign language speaking skills. As well as communication, it offers users a variety of learning tools to accompany their discussions. The platform has been recognized by the French Administration as a vehicle for integration of both French nationals abroad and …

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23 terms to help understand artificial intelligence

25 termes, Intelligence artificielle, IA, AI

Neural networks, predictive parsing, chatbots, data analysis, machine learning, etc. The 8th Fondation Mines-Télécom booklet provides a glossary of 23 terms to clarify some of the terms used in artificial intelligence (AI).   AI winters – Moments in the history of AI, in which doubts overshadowed previous enthusiasm. API – (Application Programming Interface), a …

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Climate change as seen from space

space, René Garello, IMT Atlantique

René Garello, IMT Atlantique – Institut Mines-Télécom The French National Centre for Space Research has recently presented two projects based on greenhouse gas emission monitoring (CO2 and methane) using satellite sensors. The satellites, which are to be launched after 2020, will supplement measures carried out in situ. On a global scale, …

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