Yveliner start-ups spotted at the tech fair

In January 2023, CES Las Vegas returned, the world’s largest gathering of tech players. 170 companies represented French Tech, including start-ups from Yvelines.

The Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines start-up Chocolate Chip Cookie Company presented its adventure game Ohm’s Quest: a game console in escape game mode. Picture C4

The Ile-de-France region selected 16 start-ups to represent him at the Consumer Electronics Show from January 5th to 8th, 2023, the largest shop window in the world what is being done in the technologies of today and tomorrow.

Some of these companies are from Yvelin : E-XTEQ (Clayes-sous-Bois), Chocolate Chip Cookie Company (Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines) and Oledcomm (Vélizy-Villacoublay).

Ohm’s Quest, escape game at home

you wish you could Do an escape game with friends, at home or anywhere ? It is now possible. The start-up Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Chocolate Chip Cookie Company presented its adventure game Ohm’s Quest: a game console in Escape Game mode. In the form of two game cubes, Ohm’s Quest offers multiple adventures for multiple players.
The console guides teams of adventurers of all ages through time and space with “sound and light” stories that stimulate the senses: hearing, sight and touch. The Chocolate Chip Cookie Company was founded at SQYCub in 2017-2019 and IncubAlliance in 2020.
Consisting of a series of sound and light stories in which you are the hero, Ohm’s Quest invites you to solve puzzles and mysteries with your friends and the help of Miss Ohm in order to advance and save the world. New stories will come to enrich the console.

E-XTEQ: Making electric car battery repair easier

SMEs in Clayes sous Bois. Photo E-XTEQ

The solution presented in Las Vegas could facilitate the repair of electric car batteries. An important topic for the automotive industry.
What happens to used batteries from electric cars? E-XTEQ is innovative to ensure optimal use of this technology. Since 2017This SME from Clayes-sous-Bois offers solutions Create a full health state of the batteries to charge or discharge them. All this outside the vehicle!

“This is really our specialty, because treating the batteries in this way makes repairs easier and avoids transporting the whole car,” explains the management of the Yvelin nugget.

Oledcomm, the connected light

This LiFi technology is used in the subway. Illustration Pixabay

This company from Vélizy-Villacoublay has already received an award in Las Vegas for the first desk lamp with LiFi (Light Fidelity) technology.. With its flagship product, MyLiFi, the lamp is capable of LiFi communication with a computer! His principle? Light emissions are used to transmit information. A technology that works even when the lamp is off. Signals can replace WiFi… This LiFi technology has already been deployed in some subway stations and many other applications will soon see the light of day.
Today, Oledcomm continues to advance LiFi technology for wireless communication through LED light. The Ile-de-France nugget was presented at CES LIFIMAX2Gits new LiFi data transmission solution for Industry 4.0 and the traffic of the future.

According to Oledcomm, LiFi technology is particularly suitable for subways, trains and all vehicles that need to download huge amounts of data from the station, counting in terabytes in less than 20 seconds, as well as Industry 4.0 applications such as virtual and augmented reality, the Internet of Things or machine-to-machine. “The dizzying increase in the amount of data recorded by mobile devices and the increase in multimedia streams require a reliable and uninterrupted communication standard for everyone, especially in Transport and Factory 4.0,” explains Benjamin Azoulay, CEO of OledComm, in the press release.
Founded in 2012 in Vélizy-Villacoublay in Yvelines as a spin-off from the University of Paris-Saclay, Oledcomm now employs around twenty people. His solution LiFiMAX has reportedly been used and tested in over 800 projects worldwide.

Next CES Las Vegas 2024
The CES Consumer Electronics Show will take place from January 9th to 12th, 2024 in Las Vegas.

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