IoT Activation: the IoT Program for Startups

04 Oct 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Telefónica launches the IoT Activation  program to help startups develop their Internet of Things products. Thanks to IoT Activation, companies will have access to Telefónica's exclusive services and tools to minimize the launching time of IoT solutions in the market.

The program allows testing solutions with all kinds of connectivity and performing from initial functional tests to larger scale pilots. The startups will be able to validate their connections and be part of Telefónica's digital ecosystem.

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Worker's Diary IoT II

03 Oct 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

9:10 Daniel crosses the building entrance with his employee card and presses the elevator call key. The small screen announces that your elevator will be number 4. Already with that small gesture the building is more efficient, because depending on the people that are waiting and what plant they want to go, it reorganizes traffic in the most efficient way.

9:15 Entering the office has never been so rewarding. Upon entering the door of the third floor of Telefónica IoT, the living room videowall announces that the...Read more

Madrid is IoT

02 Oct 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Now the lighting is also smart

28 Sep 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Each time we surround ourselves with more interconnected accessories, systems and applications that make our lives easier. Who would have imagined a few decades ago the development of a technology capable of making the objects that surrounds us every day smarter?

IoT surprises us once again with a solution to monitor the use of light through an intelligent system. It is a new technology capable of managing lighting in the home, facilitating energy savings and offering multiple customization possibilities.

Home automation, Internet...Read more

Smart Mobility, distances connected

26 Sep 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Thanks to the rapid advances in mobility, we have realized that the systems that facilitate the transport of people and that connect different points of the city are undoubtedly the backbone that sustains the order and proper functioning of the metropolis.

The most outstanding qualities of mobility in a city have always been fluidity and sustainability, however, in recent years it has become essential that this mobility also becomes completely connected. Internet of Things gives us the opportunity to improve mobility services...Read more

The Debate about the future of the Connected Industry 4.0

25 Sep 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

The technological revolution in which we live immersed has transformed, not only our daily lives, but the activities of all sectors of society. It is not necessary to go far to discover that the digitalization and the vertiginous advance of technology have created a globalized and hyperconnected world where the distances are increasingly smaller and the barriers almost nonexistent.

One of the sectors that have evolved the most thanks to the application of technology and the Internet of Things is the Industry sector. The term...Read more

Barcelona, Singapore and Amsterdam: sustainable cities thanks to the Internet of Things

21 Sep 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Thanks to IoT technology, we can imagine cities that are increasingly sustainable and intelligent. By installing IoT devices in different parts of the city, communicating with each other and collecting data on the daily lives of citizens, it is possible to improve the day of the citizens by moving towards smarter and more sustainable cities.

Next, we will analyze some examples of sustainable cities thanks to the IoT technology:

  • Barcelona

Since 2012, Barcelona has incorporated IoT technology to improve the lives...Read more

Smart stores, the future of Retail

20 Sep 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

In the information age, the retail sector, or what is the same, the commercialization of products and services, has been forced to leave behind the mere exhibition of products to focus on the consumer and their needs.

Nowadays consumers are more informed, and it is this information that makes them more demanding. The consumer of the 21st century wants to continue buying as he always has done but with the advantages of electronic commerce. This phenomenon has led the Retail sector to implement new technologies in its physical stores so that the purchase is not only a...Read more

Firefighting drones

17 Sep 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

In recent years new types of intelligent drones have been developed that are able to act in three phases: before, during and after the fire.

One of the biggest concerns in times of high temperatures is the increased risk of fires in areas with a high density of vegetation. Galicia, Extremadura or Andalusia are communities prone to suffer these catastrophes in their large green areas with the consequent human, animal and plant losses that the fire can cause. This is why public administrations are extending the duration of prevention campaigns all year around instead...Read more

IoT helps reduce climate change

11 Sep 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

We are integrating Internet of Things in our daily lives and jobs without even realizing it. Having applied hyperconnectivity in such a natural way to our life and our work means that it also reaches other sectors, such as our companies and their business strategies. We are even focusing it further to help minimize serious problems such as climate change.

But how is this possible? The key is to look at one of its main advantages: efficiency. Efficiency not only means doing things faster and better, but also with fewer resources.

One of the main factors that are...Read more