April 2018

The IoT of The Avengers: Superpowers for everyone

12 Apr 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The new film in the saga, The Avengers: Infinity War, which premieres on April 27, promises to be the biggest box-office hit in recent years. This new instalment from the Marvel universe is already known to be the largest crossover in the history of superheroes in the movies, and it is expected to include the most spectacular battles ever filmed. All of the Avengers will show off their superpowers in this film, but many of them are actually within the reach of any of us if we consider the possibilities afforded us by the Internet of Things.Read more

5 characteristics of the connected cars of the future

03 Apr 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Connected cars are going to be everywhere soon. Statista calculates that in the USA alone, they will reach a penetration rate of 93% by 2020. So, what do we mean by ‘connected car’? The Centre of Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT) defines it as “vehicles which use some kind of digital technology to communicate with the driver, with other vehicles on the road (vehicle-to-vehicle, V2V), with infrastructures (V2I) and/or with the cloud (V2C)”. Read more