Yvelin’s startups were spotted at the tech fair

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

The startup company from Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, Chocolate Chip Cookie Company presented its adventure game Ohm’s Quest: a game console in the escape game mode. Photo C4

The Ile-de-France region had selected 16 new businesses to represent it from January 5 to 8, 2023 at the Consumer Electronics Show, the largest showcase in the world what is being done in today’s and tomorrow’s technologies.

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

Ohm’s Quest, Home Escape Game

You wish you could play an escape game with friends, at home or anywhere ? Now it is possible. The beginning of Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, The Chocolate Chip Cookie Company introduced its adventure game Ohm’s Quest: a game console in the escape game mode. In the form of two game cubes, Ohm’s Quest offers several adventures for several 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. Cookie Chip Chocolate Company was incubated from 2017 to 2019 at SQYCub and in 2020 at IncubAlliance.
Consisting of a series of sound and light stories in which you are the hero, Ohm’s Quest invites you, with your friends and with the help of Miss Ohm, to solve puzzles and mysteries to move forward and save the world. New stories will come to enrich the console.

E-XTEQ: facilitating the repair of electric car batteries

SMEs in Clayes-sous-Bois. E-XTEQ photo

The solution presented in Las Vegas can facilitate the repair of electric car batteries. An important issue for the automotive industry.
What happens to batteries used by electric cars? E-XTEQ renews to ensure optimal use of this technology. Since 2017this SME from Clayes-sous-Bois offers solutions for to draw a complete state of health of the batteries, to charge or discharge them. All this outside the vehicle!

“It’s really our specialty because handling batteries in this way makes them easier to repair and avoids transporting the whole car,” explains nugget management Yvelin.

Oledcomm, connected light

this LiFi technology is deployed in the subway. Illustration by Pixabay

This Vélizy-Villacoublay company has already been rewarded in Las Vegas for The first table lamp with LiFi (Light Fidelity) technology.. With its flagship product, MyLiFi, the lamp is able to establish LiFi communication with a computer! Its principle? Light emissions are used to transmit information. A technology that works even when the bulb is off. Signals can replace WiFi… This LiFi technology is already deployed in several metro stations and many more applications will soon see the light of day.
today, Oledcomm continues to advance LiFi technology for wireless communication with LED light. At CES, the Ile-de-France chip was unveiled LIFIMAX2Gits new LiFi data transmission solution for industry 4.0 and the transport of the future.

According to Oledcomm, LiFi technology is becoming particularly suitable for subways, trains and any vehicle that needs to download large volumes 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 staggering increase in the amount of data collected in a mobile situation, as well as the increase in multimedia flows, require a reliable and seamless communication standard for everyone, especially in transportation and Factory 4.0,” explains Benjamin in the press release. Azoulay, CEO of Oledcomm.
Founded in 2012 in Vélizy-Villacoublay, in Yvelines, as a spin-off from the University of Paris-Saclay, Oledcomm now has around twenty employees. His solution LiFiMAX is said to have been deployed and tested in over 800 projects worldwide.

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

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