Mobile operator Orange launched an Internet of Things and Data analytics platform for global large scale deployment.
Dubbed DataVenue, the platform is targeted at enterprises in the smart cities sector as well as health and automotive.
With already 56 percent of decision makers known to consider IoT as strategic, DataVenue is expected to help multinational and large national corporations seize the endless opportunities offered by the IoT revolution.
Its use cases include improving safety and user experience within smart cities, by connecting street lights or parking meters, as well as improving quality by connecting medical devices to monitor a person’s health remotely.
Oliver Ondet, Vice president of IoT and analytics, Orange Business Services said: “We have developed extensive vertical expertise around IoT and data analytics in several sectors, including automotive, industry, smart cities, healthcare and smart homes.”
Orange offers both cloud-based and on-premises software solutions, encompassing remote device management, processing and visualisation.
With the DataVenue offer, Orange Business Services is supported by 700 IoT and analytics experts worldwide. These include data scientists, developers, consultants, statisticians and IoT security experts.
DataVenue includes four modules, all of which enable users to master the end-to-end value chain of IoT and analytics.
First of the modules is ‘select’, whereby a selection of relevant objects and sources of data can be made. A full range of certified and tested connected objects, such as sensors, cameras or modules are offered to connect existing assets.
‘Connect’, enables objects to be connected reliably with the most suitable and secured networks. Orange provides a wide range of connectivity options to adapt to the wide diversity of needs.
All of which include, future-proof global cellular networks and innovative capabilities, such as eUiCC, worldwide fixed and satellite networks, as well as low-power solutions, such as LoRa.
Management of data to improve efficiencies and create enhanced services; this includes the ability to manage data in real-time, enabling technicians to solve issues remotely or to arrive on site with the right material- which reduces service interruptions.
The final module offered, is the connection of key elements of enterprise transformation projects. Experts at Orange ensure end-to-end security and data protection, integration with information systems and service scalability.
DataVenue was first launched in France in 2015.