Telecom Bretagne

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Init AG

Telecom Bretagne looked to the Versant database technology to provide both the objects of the simulation plus the operational information captured during the experimental or effective mission for the UsiXML

Challenge

Telecom Bretagne is responsible for developing a French validator and demonstrator system for the UsiXML project relying on the European maritime Surveillance project. Developers needed a database technology to provide both the objects of the simulation plus the operational information captured during the experimental or effective mission.

Solution

Versant provides fast navigational access and high performance when storing and retrieving complex simulation data. The database technology provides numerous language APIs, and object-oriented applications, whether written in Smalltalk, Python, JAVA and C++, can share a common set of structured objects.

Results

The UsiXML partners have developed a new XML-compliant User Interface Description Language (UIDL) on top of the existing UsiXML and IDEAL 2.0 standards. The new processes will considerably simplify software development and guarantee interoperability and maintainability.

About Telecom Bretagne

Founded in 1977, Telecom Bretagne is one of the most prestigious graduate engineering schools ("Grandes Ecoles") in France. It is a public institution, under the aegis of the Ministry for Industry and is a member of the Institut Telecom and the Université européenne de Bretagne (European University of Brittany). The college trains future professionals for careers in industry, services and research.

Telecom Bretagne has two campuses (Brest and Rennes) with an excellent teaching record and internationally-renowned research activities. One of its greatest successes has been turbocodes for which Prof C. Berrou won the Marconi Prize in 2005. It also has a large network of academic partners, in France and abroad.