Atos SE - Spain
Atos SE (Societas Europaea) is an international information technology services company with 2013 annual revenue of EUR 8.6 billion and 76,300 employees in 52 countries. Serving a global client base, it delivers IT services through Consulting & Systems Integration, Managed Operations, and transactional services through Worldline, the European leader and a global player in the payment services industry. With its deep technology expertise and industry knowledge, it works with clients across different business sectors: Manufacturing, Retail & Transportation; Public sector & Health; Financial Services; Telcos, Media & Utilities.
Atos is focused on business technology that powers progress and helps organizations to create their firm of the future. It is the Worldwide Information Technology Partner for the Olympic and Paralympic Games and is listed on the NYSE Euronext Paris market. Atos operates under the brands Atos, Atos Consulting, Worldline and Atos Worldgrid. For more information, visit: www.atos.net
Atos Research & Innovation (ARI), R&D node of Atos, is a point of world reference in innovation for the whole Atos group. Atos participates in R&D projects in national or international consortia that enrich Atos' technological portfolio. Our background of 25 years participating in EC projects helps us reinforce our links with our customers by bringing research outcomes to Atos' customers and empowering our role as source of innovative ideas. Atos is a founding member of the European Technology Platform NESSI (Networked European Software and Services Initiative), and is member of eSafety Forum, ARTEMIS, NEM, EOS and Nanomedicine, as well as of the Spanish platforms Logistop for Integral Logistics, eMOV for mobility, Railway, Maritime, eSEC for security, PROMETEO for embedded systems, PLANTETIC for ICT and electronics and es.Internet for Future Internet technologies. Atos is also a member of the re-founded NET!WORKS ETP (industrial core group for the 5G PPP). Atos is a major partner in Future Internet-related initiatives, including industrial ones such as EFII (European Future Internet Initiative) and FIRA (Future Internet Research Alliance), as well as project-oriented groups, like the ones established by FIA, FIRE and FInES.
Within ARI, the Transport, Tourism &Environment sector (TTE) covers research and innovation for transportation, urban mobility and tourism needs that are growing faster than expected. The Environment area comprehends a set of activities and competences focused on the production of goods and services oriented towards the measurement, prevention, limitation and minimization or reduction of the environmental impact in water, air or soil, as well as addressing the problems associated to wastes, noise and ecosystems.
The GEO lab, within the Environment Sector in ARI, focuses its activity on the design and implementation of information architectures, oriented towards the seamless geospatial data distribution and execution of distributed geospatial processes to improve the Natural Risk Management. The GEO lab has developed (since 1999) a large number of consultancy and research projects dealing with the use of the current geographical information standards and linked in many cases with the European Policy Initiatives in this field (INSPIRE).
Role in FOODIE
Atos is the project coordinator of FOODIE project and also provides technical and thematic knowledge in the Environmental domain:
- Specification of open and interoperable architectures for geospatial data sharing.
- Integration of in-situ&EO observations from environmental sensors.
- SOA for accessing, visualizing and processing geospatial information.
- Expertise on OGC standards (WMS, WFS, WPS, WCS, SWE, etc.) and as systems integrator.