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Improved Hector at Proof of Concept 2.0

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What smart device would be most useful for you? What do you expect from an application that tracks your electricity consumption? How would you improve Energysquare, the wireless phone charger? What if the customer became a co-creator? This is the goal of EDF Pulse & You, a digital laboratory of crowd-sourced innovation. Since April 2016, start-ups and companies have been using it to present...

Planet Progress: a smart projector, a marine turbine and an electric skateboard

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This new episode of Planet Progress will take you on the discovery of various smart objects that could seduce the whole household. This is true of Egger, a connected projector that will enchant your children. Teenagers on the other hand will quickly become enthralled by Eon, a system that can make any skateboard electric. As for women hoping to become mothers, the Ava bracelet will be their new...

And there was Li-Fi!

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Residents of the Camille Claudel eco-district in Palaiseau (Essonne) will be some of the very first in France to enjoy Li-Fi network access at home. The technology uses light to carry information wirelessly using extremely precise geolocation. Already a leading player in rolling out Li-Fi in public spaces, EDF is now looking to bring this idea right into people's homes. To achieve this, EDF...

Top-up charging technology makes electric buses more efficient

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The expert : After his thesis on induction melting of metals, Bernard Maestrali joined the EDF research and development centre in the microwaves and high frequencies team. Currently the head of Energy Optimisation & Industrial Procedures Expertise, he leads three teams: one develops industrial heat pumps, another creates tools to optimise the use of energy and materials on industrial sites...

Wandercraft’s exoskeleton gains momentum

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It's finally here. After three years of experiments, Atalante – the exoskeleton from Wandercraft – was officially presented for the first time at the company's Paris offices on 9 June. It was a chance to see just how far the first winner of the EDF Pulse Awards has come since 2014 – then, the robotic legs, destined to change daily life for people with motor disabilities, were...

“An award that proves that our project is sound”

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The surgical simulator start-up Biomodex is one of the three winners of the 2016 EDF Pulse Awards. And it's given an extra boost to this young company, founded in August 2014 by Sidarth Radjou and Thomas Marchand, which now has a total of around twenty employees at its Paris headquarters, where R&D takes place, and its commercial office in Boston, USA. What is Biomodex's ambition? Thomas...

[EN] « Un prix qui prouve la solidité de notre projet »

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[EN] La start-up de simulation chirurgicale Biomodex est l’un des trois lauréats de l’édition 2016 des Prix EDF Pulse. De quoi faire grandir un peu plus cette jeune entreprise fondée en août 2014 par Sidarth Radjou et Thomas Marchand, qui compte aujourd’hui une vingtaine de salariés entre son siège parisien, où se trouve la R&D, et son bureau commercial de Boston, aux Etats...

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