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Thomson

Thomson provides technology, systems and services to help its media and entertainment clients - content creators, content distributors and users of its technology - realise their business goals and optimise their performance in a rapidly changing technology environment. Active on growing markets in North America, Europe and Asia, Thomson operates in 30 countries and is listed on the Paris and New York stock exchanges. With 24,465 employees worldwide in more than 30 countries, Thomson had a consolidated 2006 net revenue of 5,854 million Euro.

Thomson strategy for growth is founded upon a critical change: the new technology paradigm stemming from the transition of film and video images to digital formats. Today, movie and TV industries are converging as digital technology is utilised in cameras, post-production and storage, as well as content management, cable and wireless distribution and even digital cinema projection. Research & Development within Thomson involves 2,400 employees spread over three continents Thomson is the head of NEM, and has been involved in multiple European projects, including Panlab. Thomson also has a long experience in building and selling home gateways and set-top-boxes for various markets (cable, satellite and IPTV). Thomson is number one in the world on the home gateways market.

Role in the OneLab project:

Joining the project in its second phase (OneLab2), Thomson is providing the technology to bridge OneLab test bed with the ad-hoc opportunistic communication world, working within WP8 Integrating SAC Networks. Thomson will design a Haggle gateway in order to inter-connect pocket-switched networks through OneLab. The Haggle gateway will be integrated in the ANA architecture.

Key staff:

  • Dr Christophe Diot, Director of Paris Research Lab, Researcher
  • Dr Martin May, Senior Researcher
 

The OneLab video:


OneLab2 featured deliverable:

OneLab2 D3.8 Final federation requirements

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Expected date: March 2010Nature: R (Report) Dissemination level: PU (Public) Lead partner: UPMC Involved partners: all other partners Relevant workpackage: WP3 Dissemination PDF file: Deliverable description: Updated description of PlanetLab...

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