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The aim of the Institute of Research and Technology (IRT) b<>com is to accelerate the development and marketing of tools, products, and services for improving everyday living, through research and innovation in digital technologies. In concrete terms, b<>com innovates at the highest levels in the fields of hypermedia (ultra-high-definition images, 3D, smart content, and virtual and augmented reality, to name a few), ultra-high-speed fixed and mobile networks, and its starting field of e-health.


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Virtual reality: Five key principles to avoid motion sickness

From September 15 to 19, b<>com will offer visitors to IBC in Amsterdam a virtual reality experience that simulates undersea exploration. This technological demonstration has had the teams of the Usage & Acceptability Laboratory working for years, particularly on the phenomenon of motion sickness. Guillaume Jégou, Head of the Laboratory, tells us more about their work on this issue.
Virtual reality: Five key principles to avoid motion sickness

A virtual Dive in Oceanopolis

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From July 3 to 13, 2017, b<>com invited the visitors of Océanopolis Brest to test out a new experience, "The Virtual Arctic Expedition." Equipped with virtual reality headsets and headphones, the volunteers, in groups of four, are submerged 20m deep, in a hyperrealistic, virtual marine environment.
A virtual Dive in Oceanopolis

Best Tech Stories around the web #141

On the program this week: Aquila drone completes its second test flight, a prothesis with a sixth finger, Facebook helps you find Wi-Fi hotspots and new solid-state batteries by Samsung.
Best Tech Stories around the web #141

b<>com's people: Interview with Jalil Boukhobza

A lecturer at the UBO (University of Western Brittany), Jalil Boukhobza has been working four years as a guest researcher with b<>com's teams in the Cloud Computing laboratory. An interview with one of the pioneers of the b<>com adventure.
b<>com's people: Interview with Jalil Boukhobza

Best Tech Stories around the web #140

On the program this week: a smart ring which makes mobile payments and unlocks doors, the ecocapsule micro-homes let you travel in eco-friendly luxury, the cyberattack Petya and the world’s first private astronaut training center.
Best Tech Stories around the web #140

Best Tech Stories around the web #139

On the program this week: the incredible NIKE's unlimited stadium in Manila, a smart bike lighting system uses lasers to make cyclists more visible, a Flying Car Project by Toyota and Super Mario Bros in augmented reality.
Best Tech Stories around the web #139

Best Tech Stories around the web #138

On the program this week: a clickfarm in Thailand, driverless train that follows painted lines instead of rails, blood delivery by drone in Africa, a robot that can park your car for you and a neutral network creates creepy images form your sketches.
Best Tech Stories around the web #138

Best Tech Stories around the web #137

On the program this week: a rocket-launching plane, gloves to translate sign language to text, Facebook launches new life-saving maps, Apple unveils its HomePod and a school lesson to help kids fight trolls.
Best Tech Stories around the web #137

Augmented Healthcare: progresses and challenges. An interview with Laurent Launay, Manager Lab

From May 16 to 18, the medical community met up at Paris Healthcare Week, the leading professional conference in medical IT. Over the past few years, digital technology has come to occupy a sizable place in the medical sector, and the technology is constantly changing. We asked Laurent Launay, recently named Head of the Augmented Healthcare Laboratory at b<>com, for his insights.
Augmented Healthcare: progresses and challenges. An interview with Laurent Launay, Manager Lab

innovation fields

b<>com innovates in 3 main fields:

  • Hypermedia (ultra-high-definition images, 3D images, smart content, virtual and augmented reality, etc.)
  • Networks & Security (ultra-high-speed and upcoming generations)
  • e-Health

To achieve our goals, we have developed a line of skills for use across industries, divided into nine varieties of experimentation.

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