June 2017

Interview with José Rodríguez: "Security is a reason for trusting the deployment of IoT solutions"

26 Jun 2017 Published by José Rodríguez Pérez

Internet security is one of users’ and companies’ main concerns. As the IoT horizon increases in terms of use cases, technologies and connected devices, we must reconsider whether the classical approach to cybersecurity remains valid. What have we learned so far about cyber security in the IoT? We asked José Rodríguez, IoT Security Manager at Telefónica, whose extensive experience will help us better understand what challenges and solutions experts are finding every day.Read more

Smart Cities built with Big Data

21 Jun 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

What turns an efficient city into a truly Smart City? The difference is as important as it is subtle. And the main reason is supported, of course, by the Internet of Things. When we speak of a smart city, we are describing an urban environment capable of responding to its inhabitants’ needs in a timely, appropriate fashion. To do so, the city must have a way to "feel" their needs. The eyes and ears of a Smart City are sensors, and its brain is the citizens. So what are the nerves in this "organism"? The information in this system is clearly Big Data....Read more

A universal photonic chip, the key piece in 5G connectivity

13 Jun 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

It was a matter of time. The decline of 4G is already beginning to take shape on the horizon, while the technologies that will mark the "age" of 5G are emerging. This series of solutions will allow us to launch telecommunications farther than ever before in a context in which the Internet of Things in an intelligent and interconnected world will be the banner of technology. But in order to reach that point, revolutionary devices are needed.

Photonic chips in a 5G world

In order to lay the...Read more

Interview with Sandra Fernández Curias: "Beyond a technological ecosystem, the IoT is an enabler of the digital transformation of businesses"

07 Jun 2017 Published by Sandra Fernández Curias

What are the latest trends in the development of the IoT ecosystem? The technologies associated with the creation of platforms in the Internet of Things are a growing field. They hold the keys to the future of connected objects and their ecosystem. To learn more about the importance of the availability, scalability and security of these platforms, we spoke with Sandra Fernández Curias, Strategy Manager and expert in new IOT-based business at Telefónica....Read more