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SAGEM
Type Public
Founded Paris, France (1924)
Headquarters Paris, France
Industry telecommunications
Products telecommunications service, electronics, communications systems
Website www.sagem.com

SAGEM (Société d’Applications Générales de l’Electricité et de la Mécanique, translated to Company of General Applications of Electricity and Mechanics) was a major French company involved in defence electronics, consumer electronics and communication systems. Image File history File links Emblem-important. ... Shortcut: WP:WIN Wikipedia is an online encyclopedia and, as a means to that end, also an online community. ... Shortcut: WP:CSD Current list: Category:Candidates for speedy deletion There are a few, limited, cases where admins can delete Wikipedia pages on sight. Non-admins can ask for an admin to delete such a page, either by listing it on speedy deletions, or by adding either a {{delete}} or... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article is about the capital of France. ... Year 1924 (MCMXXIV) was a leap year starting on Tuesday (link will display the full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... Telecommunication involves the transmission of signals over a distance for the purpose of communication. ... Telecommunication involves the transmission of signals over a distance for the purpose of communication. ... A website (alternatively, Web site or web site) is a collection of Web pages, images, videos and other digital assets that is hosted on one or several Web server(s), usually accessible via the Internet, cell phone or a LAN. A Web page is a document, typically written in HTML...


In 2005, Sagem merged with SNECMA to form SAFRAN. Sagem's communications business became SAGEM Communication, a subsidiary of SAFRAN. The company's defence electronics business became Sagem Défense Sécurité. Société Nationale dÉtude et de Construction de Moteurs dAviation or SNÉCMA was one of the worlds leading aerospace corporations which merged with SAGEM to form SAFRAN. Snecma is now a subsidiary of the SAFRAN Group and previous Snecma subsidiaries have been reorganised within the wider... For the lead singer of Republica see Saffron Saffron is the name given to the dried stigmata and part of the style of the saffron crocus, traditionally called Crocus sativus, which are harvested, dried, and used for cooking. ... French company, headquartered in Paris, involved in communication systems and consumer electronics. ...

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History

Sagem was founded in 1925 in Paris by Marcel Môme, Aged 25 he formed the (Society for the General Application of Electricity & Mechanics), a company whose central business would be mechanics. Early products included electrical components, power distribution equipment, cameras, projectors and military equipment. This article is about the capital of France. ...


From 1942, following a request from the French Ministry of Telecommunications, SAGEM developed a new communication system : the telex printer. This date marked their move towards telecommunications.


SAGEM has grouped its activities around two activities: - A communication branch (SAGEM is ranked second within the French telecommunication equipment providers); - A Defense & Security branch, which covers three domains: Defense (navigation, guided weaponry, military aeronautics), Avionics & Optronics, and Avionics & Piloting (optronics, observation drones, cryptology, biometric systems, secure terminals). The group is ranked third within the French electronic, defense, and security market.


Product history

Expansion of the product line centered around telephony and defense electronics. In 1961 SAGEM was selected to provide the Inertial Navigation Systems for France's first ballistic missiles, as well as the optical and navigation systems for the first ballistic missile submarines. In telecommunication, Telephony encompasses the general use of equipment to provide voice communication over distances. ... Year 1961 (MCMLXI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will display full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... An inertial navigation system measures the position and altitude of a vehicle by measuring the accelerations and rotations applied to the systems inertial frame. ... Diagram of V-2, the first ballistic missile. ...


In the 1980s and 90s, Sagem expanded aggressively into the telecommunications and consumer electronics industries. Telecommunication involves the transmission of signals over a distance for the purpose of communication. ...


In 2005 Sagem and Snecma merged to form SAFRAN. For the lead singer of Republica see Saffron Saffron is the name given to the dried stigmata and part of the style of the saffron crocus, traditionally called Crocus sativus, which are harvested, dried, and used for cooking. ...


In 2007 Sagem launched mobiles in India with a tradename Bleu Bleu website


Unmanned Aerial Vehicle

The Sperwer is a 3-meter-long unmanned aerial vehicle manufactured by the French firm SAGEM. The aircraft is piloted remotely and can cruise at altitudes of over 16,000 feet for as long as five hours. ...

External links

  • SAGEM official website

Coordinates: 48°50′24″N, 2°16′26″E Map of Earth showing lines of latitude (horizontally) and longitude (vertically), Eckert VI projection; large version (pdf, 1. ...


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