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Openfield was member of the jury at the Be The Future Hackathon

“Be The Future of Sport” was a  Hackathon, organized during the 1st weekend of July by SATT Lutech. This hackathon was dedicated to innovation and new technologies. Openfield was member of the jury at the Be The Future Hackathon. Our CEO in charge of Innovation, Philippe Prudant, was a member of the jury tasked with…

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Discover the winners of the Sport Tech 2016 event
Discover the winners of the Sport Tech 2016 event

Sarah Daninthe, top level fencer and Digital Communication Project Manager at Openfield, chaired the jury for the Sport Tech contest on June 9. Discover the winners of the Sport Tech 2016 event. Together with Axelle Lemaire, Secretary of State for Digital Technology, and Thierry Braillard, Secretary of State for Sport, it was Sarah’s responsibility to…

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Openfield renewed its partnership with the ADDES.
Openfield renewed its partnership with the ADDES

Openfield renewed, for the third year, its partnership agreement with the Sports Economy and Law Graduates Association (ADDES) of the Sports Economy & Law Center (CDES)  in Limoges (France). Openfield renewed its partnership with the ADDES. This works to help support the professional development of its members and assist them in finding employment. That’s why OpenField…

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Openfield takes part in Microsoft Paris HackFest with Altarea

Openfield takes part in Microsoft Paris HackFest with Altarea. As it once again took part in a Microsoft Hackfest, held in Paris in March 2016, Openfield was able to further strengthen its partnership with Altarea Cogedim. With the central theme being the Internet of Things, we worked on a project aiming to provide automated house…

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Openfield attends Microsoft HackFest in Monaco

Attending the Microsoft Hackfest in Monaco in December 2015 helped us further cement our technological partnership with Microsoft Corporation. Openfield was welcomed and hosted by the Société des Bains de Mer for three days of intensive group and development work.This was an opportunity for us to present a range of Industrialization, Business Intelligence, Retail and…

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DataFoot 2015 : A conference on using data in the world of sport

The “DATAFOOT2015” conference was organized by the French Soccer Federation (FFF), HEC Alumni and the business incubator Le Tremplin. It took place at FFF headquarters. This conference about data in the world of sport was an opportunity for Openfield to share its vision about data enrichment and to show its innovative solution for connected stadiums,…

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Racing & Betting Forum : Openfield highlights the value of information
Racing & Betting Forum : Openfield highlights the value of information

Openfield was present at the 8th Racing & Betting Forum, taking part in a conference session entitled “Faster Digitally”. Cyril Smet, Cofounder and CEO, spoke about the value of information and how sport is evolving thanks to the impact of the digital. To find out more, read Openfield’s presentation shown during the conference.  

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Altarea becomes equity partner in Openfield
Altarea becomes equity partner in Openfield

In October 2015, the Altarea Cogedim group moved into a new field of expertise through the acquisition of nearly 25% of Openfield’s equity. Thanks to Openfield’s specialist know-how in managing and exploiting data from connected venues, the Group can now access customer data to get a better understanding of their shopping itineraries, their purchasing behaviors,…

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Openfield attends MIT Hackfest with Microsoft in Boston

Openfield was in Boston between July 6 and 8 at the Hackfest organized at MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), with Microsoft. With students and teachers of the Institute, we worked on Machine Learning and analyzed use cases such as No Shows at stadiums and Return Visits to retail malls. To find out more about it, read…

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Siec’LAB Challenge : Imagining the shopping experience of tomorrow
Siec’LAB Challenge : Imagining the shopping experience of tomorrow

For the 3rd successive year, the Siec’Lab Challenge was organized by the Siec Retail and Real Estate exhibition, in association with the Internet and Multimedia Institute (IIM).  In partnership with Altarea Cogedim and Openfield, this Hackathon challenged over a hundred students from the Institute to “revolutionize the shopping experience of tomorrow”. Philippe Prudant, Openfield’s CEO in…

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