A sensor to enrich the experience of a football match with Footbar

Wednesday, 9 pm, my five-a-side football match has just finished. For this match, each player in both teams was fitted with a sensor worn on the calf. Speed, kick strength, number of accelerations and running performance are analysed in real time and can be viewed after the match on a dedicated platform. The player who kicked the hardest and the player with the best acceleration … Continue reading A sensor to enrich the experience of a football match with Footbar

The race for the driverless car

It’s all happening. The driverless car is gambling on a radical reduction in road-traffic accidents based on the principle that over 90% of them are caused by human error. The race for the car of the future is now more than ever being contested by competitors in the sector. Waymo, the Google subsidiary, is starting its tests without engineers to take back control of its … Continue reading The race for the driverless car

“This interactive documentary lasts 50 minutes, would you like to use your time to watch Ethics for Design?”

This is the question put to the viewer before the start of the “Ethics for Design” documentary by Gauthier Roussilhe. Every day we use objects, applications, platforms and services which were designed to meet our needs. But are they all designed with our interests in mind? Some interfaces are created to grab our full attention, and product series are designed to become obsolete. Today, when … Continue reading “This interactive documentary lasts 50 minutes, would you like to use your time to watch Ethics for Design?”

Agriculture: replacing pesticides with music

What if the debate about pesticides could be silenced by music? The concept may seem somewhat Utopian, but this is nonetheless the outlandish claim of the French company Genodics nine years ago, in 2008. Against all expectations, the solution seems to be bearing fruit, in particular for one farmer in Bouches-du-Rhône who recently rescued 60 hectares of crops by exposing them to music. Contaminated by … Continue reading Agriculture: replacing pesticides with music

The Camp, a new generation campus

The beginning of this autumn also rimes with the opening of the first European campus dedicated to the emerging technologies and new uses: The Camp The Camp is a project that came out a few years ago of Frédéric Chevalier’s mind, founder of HighCo in 1990 who tragically died in a motorcycle accident in July 2017. His will was to put in common the knowledge … Continue reading The Camp, a new generation campus