Using the data from our drinking phones to analyze our movements in full containment, here is the approach to the operator Orange. On a map, you can see the areas with many departures in blue, in favor of the areas in red. We observe that Paris and the ski resorts are emptied, while the population of Île de Ré has increased by 30%. An analysis based on geolocation. When we use our mobile, it connects to a terminal that emits a signal. As soon as we move, another terminal takes over.
For Orange, collecting this data can help during this health crisis. “The more people move, the more likely the epidemic will spread. So we measure the intensity of these trips by looking hour by hour if the population is always the same“, explains Marie-Noëlle Jégo-Laveissière, Orange innovation director. The data is then transmitted to the National Institute of Health and Medical Research. A system extended at European level at the request of the Commission .
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