Toulon, France - December 6, 2018 – Teams from Assystem Pacific, Bioceanor, Easy Global Market (EGM), and Kontron, a leading global provider of IoT/Embedded Computing Technology (ECT), are installing intelligent systems to monitor water quality in the Pacific Ocean. They are working together under the leadership of System Factory, the Cluster 4.0 for France's "Region Sud", dedicated to the engineering of complex systems.
These systems, set up at the Centre de Recherches Insulaires et Observatoire de l'Environnement (CRIOBE), aim to measure the physico-chemical parameters of the water in the Opunohu lagoon in Moorea and monitor its pollution.
Connected buoys developed by Bioceanor in collaboration with EGM now make it possible to monitor the environment of coral reefs using data collected in real time. Monitored parameters include temperature, salinity, turbidity and even certain pollutants. A box PC developed by Kontron, which acts as both a LoRaWAN-compatible IoT gateway and a network server, converts the status information sent by these sensors into MQTT streams and enables continuous secure retrieval and remote analysis of this data. Assystem Pacifique and Easy Global Market teams integrated this networked LoRa system.
Serge Planes, Director of CRIOBE, explains: "Working with System Factory and the companies involved in this project will allow us to take advantage of new technologies, in particular the development of new sensors and the implementation of new metrics to assess and improve the health of coral reefs, which is a major concern for biodiversity."
The next step will be to build a 24- to 48-hour forecasting system based on the analysis of this data.
In addition, the collaboration between System Factory and local organizations in French Polynesia will continue. "The system was presented to the Polynesian Maritime Cluster and has attracted the full attention of local stakeholders," says Stephane Claisse, Director of System Factory. "We are envisioning a project creating connected objects for aquaculture."
Assystem, Bioceanor, Easy Global Market (EGM) and Kontron will present the technology used at the System Factory Day on 11 December at the Palais du Commerce et de la Mer in Toulon.
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About System Factory
Born in January 2018, System Factory is the first French Supercluster of Excellence on complex systems. Together with large companies, SMEs and Research institutes from different industries (defense, naval, aerospace, energy, medical and agriculture), System factory accelerates innovative industrial projects by pooling high potential technology building blocks. System factory coordinates and develops knowledge from a network of excellence and ease access to markets.
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Bioceanor is a deep tech french startup developing innovative products and services to open a dialog with ocean and water. They use IoT and Big-data for a 4.0 aquaculture and they proposed the first submarine weather station to measure the quality of water in real-time and with prediction. The system push alerts (SMS or Email) when parameters are critical, this service able to take action more rapidly and more efficiency.
For more information, please visit: www.bioceanor.com
About Easy Global Market
Easy Global Market SAS (EGM) is a French SME providing solutions and services for ICT companies. EGM is specialised in validation, interoperability, certification and label programmes. From 2010, the company keeps growing trough international projects, capitalizing on networks and partnerships in IoT, testing, platform integration, big data, etc.
For more information, please visit: http://www.eglobalmark.com/
About ASSYSTEM in the Pacific
Assystem Polynesia SAS is one of three companies that assures the presence of Assystem group in Oceania. The company has been based at fenua for more than 40 years, first with Thomson-CSF then Thales; she joined the Assystem group in 2003. From an initial activity of professional electronics for the Ministry of Defense and the CEA in the fields "Naval" and "Telecom", Assystem has tilted in all civil: medical imaging with GE Healthcare, fishing and merchant marine vessels, tsunami warning systems, security systems (Video, access control, parking management, RX machine, ...). Today, permanently committed to the path of growth, we mobilize our intelligence, our capacity for innovation, our creativity and our values to build, with and for our customers, their performance of tomorrow: A new path to Growth.
For more information, please visit: https://www.assystem.com/fr/assystem-dans-le-pacifique/
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About Kontron – Member of the S&T Group
Kontron is a global leader in IoT/embedded computing technology (ECT). As a part of technology group S&T, Kontron offers a combined portfolio of secure hardware, middleware and services for Internet of Things (IoT) and Industry 4.0 applications. With its standard products and tailor-made solutions based on highly reliable state-of-the-art embedded technologies, Kontron provides secure and innovative applications for a variety of industries. As a result, customers benefit from accelerated time-to-market, reduced total cost of ownership, product longevity and the best fully integrated applications overall.
For more information, please visit: www.kontron.com
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