M2M for the care and attention of the elderly

27 Dec 2013 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The benefits of machine-to-machine communication are visible in increasingly more areas of the economy and of life. M2M technology and the connected devices can also make a difference when looking after those who need extra help, such as children and elderly people.Read more

m2m Telefónica Top Posts of 2013

27 Dec 2013 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

In these last days of the year, from the Telefónica m2m Team we want to share our Top Posts published in 2013.  It has been a very difficult deliberation, but here there are. This is the selection that we consider for many different reasons -such as its depth, its author, its divulgative purpose and its visual pedagogy-, the most interesting posts of 2013. Read more

Happy Holidays from m2m Telefónica

23 Dec 2013 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Happy to have shared another year with the whole machine-to-machine community, we hope that 2014 continues bringing interesting challenges, growth and mutual learning.Read more

Top m2m Trends for 2014

19 Dec 2013 Published by Carlos Morales

Our world changes at a dramatic speed. In a few years, billions of devices will be connected to the Internet in order to be smarter and more efficient. The Internet of Things and m2m technology are unstoppable: their solutions provide us all with an opportunity to significantly improve the way we do things. In this post, I describe what I consider the top 10 m2m trends that the world will follow in the year 2014.Read more

Orihuela: “IoT tears down the walls between virtual and physical world” (II)

11 Dec 2013 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

In this second part of our interview to José Luis Orihuela, the author of Mundo Twitter (Twitter World) and 80 claves sobre el futuro del periodismo (80 keys about the future of journalism), elaborates on how m2m technology will impact the media and society itself. He highlights some of the challenges we’ll be facing when managing the huge amounts of data allowed by this technology.Read more

Orihuela: “m2m allows evolving from responsive design to responsive content” (I)

11 Dec 2013 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

m2m technology is permeating into an ever-growing number of spheres and is beginning to influence communications and the media. That is why we have spoken to professor, speaker and writer José Luis Orihuela. In the first part of a long interview, he analyses how the Internet of Things applies to both communications and journalism, giving rise to new areas such as “sensor journalism” and “drone journalism”.Read more

Wearable m2m - The big trend around the corner

04 Dec 2013 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Beyond the one-time impact Google Glass or the new smartwatch models will have this year, their introduction to the market has revealed one of the most interesting trends regarding our approach to technology.Read more

A narrative architecture for The Internet of Things

03 Dec 2013

The Internet of Things turns the physical world into the new media channel. Even something as seemingly data-driven as traffic patterns, the weather or my pulse rate when I jog are the source of stories: "traffic was a disaster today", "I hit a wall today on my run", or "boy it's cold/hot/humid out".Read more

Urban Labs ? what they are and how they are boosted by m2m

28 Nov 2013 Published by Telefónica IoT Team


The term “urban lab” or “urban laboratory” has been quite in vogue since the latest edition of the Barcelona Smart City Expo. By relating it with the development of smart cities, sometimes it has even been presented as an evolution of the smart city concept.Read more

Five Amazing Things Made Reality by M2M Technology (6)

26 Nov 2013 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Machine-to-machine communications are not just about machines, nor are they only about businesses, productivity and efficiency. Rather, they are about rendering people’s life more convenient and rewarding ¾ machine-to-machine for the people.Read more