Land robotics: The DGA awards a new tranche of the FURIOUS project to Safran Electronics & Defense

In 2018, Safran Electronics & Defense won the Furious Science and Technology Project (PST) from the Direction Générale de l’Armement (DGA), aimed at developing three robot demonstrators. After conclusive field trials, the DGA has just awarded it a new contractual phase known as the “optional phase” of the FURIOUS Program (Future Innovative Robotic Systems as … Read more

UMONS introduces 40 ERDF-ESF+ project portfolios for a budget of more than 280 million euros

The ERDF (European Regional Development Fund) and the ESF (European Social Fund Plus) aim to strengthen social and economic cohesion within the EU and, to this end, finance numerous projects. The University of Mons (UMONS) responded to their first call for projects for the 2021-2027 program concerning Wallonia and submitted with its various partners (universities, … Read more

Artificial Intelligence Act: why should non-discrimination be at the center of the project?

Artificial Intelligence Act why should non discrimination be at the center

According to a notice (pdf) published on June 22 by the Defender of Rights, non-discrimination must be at the heart of the regulation of artificial intelligence. Recommendations co-drafted with Equinet (European Network of Equality Bodies) and the European Network of Equality Bodies. The Defender of Rights publishes its recommendations The Defender of Rights has published … Read more

Blair Witch Project: the first film marketed on the Internet

Blair Witch Project the first film marketed on the Internet

This is called “getting it right”. In the summer of 1999, a small project shot in 8 days and with derisory means fills packed houses with dread all over the world. By accumulating nearly 250 million dollars in revenue for a budget of barely 60,000 dollars, it propelled itself to the rank of second most … Read more

Calais: a call for donations for a virtual reality project at Coubertin high school

Calais a call for donations for a virtual reality project

In order to raise awareness of global warming which threatens the planet, high school students from Coubertin have decided to develop a virtual reality project. They are appealing for generosity on a crowdfunding platform. Objective: €5,000. A virtual reality headset is essential to carry out their project. PHOTO ARCHIVES SÉBASTIEN JARRY Published: June 20, 2022 … Read more

Fernandy Mendy, from Scotland looking for a project in France

Fernandy Mendy from Scotland looking for a project in France

Fernandy Mendy during a game in Scotland this season. (Photo DR) In Scotland since 2019, Fernandy Mendy has returned to France. International since last year, the 28-year-old defender is now looking for stability. Back in Angers after a rich experience on the other side of the Channel, Fernandy Mendy (28 years old) measures the progress … Read more

Nothing is going well at Facebook, which would abandon its augmented reality glasses project

Nothing is going well at Facebook which would abandon its

According to the site The Information, Meta has decided not to market its augmented reality glasses, known under the code name Nazare. Ray-Ban Stories connected glasses developed with Facebook // Source: FRANDROID – Anthony WONNER Nothing is going well at Meta. After the departure of Sheryl SandbergI’cancellation of the connected watch “Milan” or the end … Read more

USB-C mandatory on iPhone: the European project would be presented next week

USB C mandatory on iPhone the European project would be presented

It is Tuesday, the day after Apple’s WWDC, that the European institutions should present their draft directive imposing USB-C on all portable devices. A standardization of wireless charging would also be planned. The Lightning socket of the iPhone 13 Pro // Source: Brandon Lopes – Frandroid A month and a half ago, the European Parliament’s … Read more

Sophia Antipolis: Inria coordinates the European InEurHeart project

Sophia Antipolis Inria coordinates the European InEurHeart project

The Inria center of the Université Côte d’Azur, based in Sophia Antipolis coordinate the new european project inEurHearta European and multidisciplinary consortium of 6 partners, which aims to demonstrate the effectiveness of digital tools during cardiac interventions. > 6 partners > 5 countries > 40 scientists > 16 clinical centers > 112 patients recruited The … Read more