Intelligence incarnated, a bio-inspired approach in the field of robotics

Using nature as inspiration is certainly the oldest scientific approach and one that still has much to reveal. Bio-inspired robotics is a research topic at Mines Nantes that uses this process. It does not aim to simply mimic, but actually to…
YoGoKo Systèmes de transport intelligents

Intelligent transport systems: juggling with communication methods to stay connected

YoGoKo is a Brittany-based start-up specializing in the field of cooperative intelligent transport systems (ITS). It markets a multipurpose communication box with multiple access technologies, associated with a services and intelligent communication…
Stéphan Clémençon, Automated Learning

Automated learning from data

Big Data is an issue not only of technology, but also for society. Aware of the value of data, Institut Mines-Télécom has made it a major field of research, because a new approach is needed in order to store, share and use data to achieve…
Christian Person, textiles, connected people

Textiles and connected people

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The quantified self is one of the fields of research at Institut Mines-Télécom, requiring the miniaturization of sensors, the optimization of their energy consumption and sometimes their incorporation into the fabric of clothing. Christian…

Towards a smart electricity network

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For several years, Smart Grids have been the hot topic in the energy field. As current networks become less and less adapted to new energy issues, we need to thoroughly rethink energy management and introduce smarter electricity networks. These…

From epertise in telecommunications networks to the performance of electricity grids

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From networks to everyday objects, the internet has radically changed our environment. From the main arteries to the smallest vessels, it is embedded in such a large number of the most banal objects that it puts a strain on the energy bill.…
réseaux sociaux, social networks, Christine Balagué, social media

Social Media: understanding digital uses

The digital revolution, from which emerged social networks and big data, has led to far-reaching changes in a large number of economic sectors. Businesses need help to develop new strategies suited to these transformations, and it is with this…
computational sciences

Computational sciences: when math makes all the difference

What is the link between thought-controlled computers, being able to turn invisible, using virtual worlds to test hypotheses in archeology, and research to better understand and treat epilepsy? Each of these fields of research benefit from a…
Quantum physics

Confidential Communications and Quantum Physics

Quantum physics opens up a variety of possibilities for radical new applications such as quantum cryptography, a discipline to which Romain Alléaume, researcher at the Institut Mines-Télécom, devotes his energy. Member of the Quantum Information…

Augmented Reality and Surgery: helping surgeons achieve ever-greater accuracy

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Questions of health, well-being and personal independence are central preoccupations of all modern societies. Age-related illnesses, and our ageing populations, pose a number of social and economic challenges. Over the last two decades, information…