Digital

What is the metaverse?

métavers, metaverse

Although it is only in the prototype stage, the metaverse is already making quite a name for itself. This term, which comes straight out of a science fiction novel from the 1990s, now describes the concept of a connected virtual world, heralded as the future of the Internet. So what’s …

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Cryptography: what are the random numbers for?

cryptographie, nombres aléatoires, random numbers

Hervé Debar, Télécom SudParis – Institut Mines-Télécom and Olivier Levillain, Télécom SudParis – Institut Mines-Télécom The original purpose of cryptography is to allow two parties (traditionally referred to as Alice and Bob) to exchange messages without another party (traditionally known as Eve) being able to read them. Alice and Bob …

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MP4 for Streaming

Streaming services are now part of our everyday life, and it’s all thanks to MP4. This computer standard allows videos to be played online and on various devices. Jean-Claude Dufourd and Jean Le Feuvre, researchers in Computer Science at Télécom Paris, have been recognized by the Emmy Awards Academy for …

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Preparing the networks of the future

Whether in the medical, agricultural or academic sectors, the Intelligence of Things will become a part of many areas in society. However at this point, this sector, sometimes known as Web 3.0, faces many challenges. How can we make objects communicate with each other, no matter how different they might …

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Better network-sharing with NOMA

NOMA

The rise in the number of connected devices will lead to increased congestion of frequencies available for data circulation. Non-Orthogonal Multiple Access (NOMA) is one of the techniques currently being studied to improve the hosting capacity of networks and avoid their saturation. To access the internet, a mobile phone must …

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Interference: a source of telecommunications problems

interference

The growing number of connected objects is set to cause a concurrent increase in interference, a phenomenon which has remained an issue since the birth of telecommunications. In the past decade, more and more research has been undertaken in this area, leading us to revisit the way in which devices …

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Open RAN opening mobile networks

Photographie d'une tour de téléphonie cellulaire 5G

With the objective of standardizing equipment in base stations, EURECOM is working on the Open RAN. This project aims to open the equipment manufacturing market to new companies, to encourage the design of innovative material for telecommunications networks. Base stations, often called relay antennas, are systems that allow telephones and …

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Machines surfing the web

Infographie représentant l'interconnexion entre différents systèmes

There has been constant development in the area of object interconnection via the internet. And this trend is set to continue in years to come. One of the solutions for machines to communicate with each other is the Semantic Web. Here are some explanations of this concept.  “The Semantic Web …

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Planning for the worst with artificial intelligence

Given that catastrophic events are rare by nature, it is difficult to prepare for them. However, artificial intelligence offers high-performing tools for modeling and simulation, and is therefore an excellent tool to design, test and optimize the response to such events. At IMT Mines Alès, Satya Lancel and Cyril Orengo …

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