24 janvier 2017

Smart cities, a key passeport for tourism

There is not only one Big Data of Smart City but several ones. Most of the urban operators have already or are going to launch Big Data projects thanks to the flow of collected information. Smart tourism is booming today : major touristic cities all around the world use digital to boost their attractivity. Paris&Co, the economic development agency of the French capital, encourages all these technologies to facilitate the orientation of the tourists in the French capital. Smart city connects the whole town to foreign tourists... [Lire la suite]

24 janvier 2017

Water and Big Data: an alliance which should flow

The UN water report, published in 2015, is alarming: before 2030, the worldwide resource shortage of water (all consumptions included) would achieve 40 %. For companies and water managers of the networks of drinking water, the issues are highly critical: it is about to manage intelligently water ressources, fighting against the waste and water losses. It is one of the biggest challenges for Big Data today: shifting from an intuitive management of water resources to a scientific one in real time. Thanks to GPS, to sensors' networks,... [Lire la suite]
24 janvier 2017

Big Data, the oil of the road transport

Data recording in transport vehicles has been coming on for a while: already in 1920, there was an embedded named device clock Aurorex capable to collect data during driving and rest times! The ancestor of Big Data of the 21th century. Today, a unique vehicle can be equiped with hundreds of sensors. So, in the United States, US XPRESS installed 1 000 sensors in every truck. Permanently connected to the computer system of the operator, the sensors offer an infinite amount of information: driving time, of rest, energy consumption,... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2017

Francis Pisani Essay on Smart Cities

Smart Cities between Datapolis and Participolis When it comes to the near future of Humans on Earth, the future that our children will experience - and this is the subject of this essay - literature is obviously speculative and readily theoretical. Francis Pisani avoids this double trap with ease, which is what makes his work quite fascinating. How is it ? These intelligent cities in which several billion people will live one day, he saw the first, embryonic or already formed, in China, India, Asia, Latin America and Europe. As a... [Lire la suite]
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18 janvier 2017

Big Data, secret agent (or not) of the insurances

In the area of insurance, where data have always been the raw material to forecast and anticipate the risks, the advantage of Big Data is undisputable. Objective: know the customer as precisely as possible to price him the right insurance product the most adapted to his needs. But, among the internal data of the customer portofolio, the semipublic data, the partners’s data and the personnal information collected (by sensors, smart box, internet surfing and home automation, etc...), the insurer can quickly find himself flooded in a... [Lire la suite]
13 janvier 2017

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04 janvier 2017

Keolis facilitates disabled persons life with IoT

Keolis Rennes has launched an experiment to facilitate the mobility of disabled persons by connected sensors. An innovation that is part of Keolis's desire to use the full potential of the Internet of Objects to enrich the customer experience and strengthen the Group's operational performance. A Keolis innovation to find a parking space reserved for disabled persons in real time Since July 2016, two car parks of the city of Rennes, one outdoor, the other underground, are equipped with sensors of car detection installed in places... [Lire la suite]