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Making our growing cities more livable is one of the major challenges currently facing society. Rapid advances in digital technologies have brought the capacity to observe urban activity in today’s “smart cities”. Smart cities are built on sustainable communicating infrastructures designed to provide citizens with greater comfort and convenience and improve efficiency while minimizing environmental impacts.
CEA Tech is helping shape tomorrow’s smart cities by developing a variety of sensors (noise, pollution, etc.), data analysis and processing (Big Data), and applications for more efficient city planning and better quality of life in both public spaces and private homes.
A heating-network substation was commissioned in the lab for testing, and then upgraded to a more advanced version. Two testing platforms at solar energy research center INES were connected for the first time ever for the tests.
The Tunisian government has adopted an energy transition policy that includes multiplying the contribution of renewable energy tenfold within twelve years. To successfully make the transition, the country needed a smart-grid solution tailored to local conditions.
Several energy-related advances for the City of Grenoble, France were unveiled to the public as part of the CITY-Zen Days initiative. One of them is an innovative heating network. The prototype is currently under construction and the new network will round out France’s second-largest heating network.
A testing platform based on the sensiNact software environment was developed under the FESTIVAL project. The platform provides access to data collected from a variety of experimental sources.
List, a CEA Tech institute, recently unveiled some advanced new features added to its MobileMii Smart Home ambient intelligence platform, which can now recognize activities in addition to actions. These capabilities will create opportunities in smart home automation and in-home monitoring for assisted living applications, for example.
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CEA is a French government-funded technological research organisation in four main areas: low-carbon energies, defense and security, information technologies and health technologies. A prominent player in the European Research Area, it is involved in setting up collaborative projects with many partners around the world.