October 2018

IoT growth forecast

31 Oct 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Internet of Things is transforming the world of technology by leaps and bounds. Its evolution enables the development of smart cities, industries and homes, which generates more sustainable and efficient spaces.

The number of devices that work connected is immense. The range goes from sensors to manage traffic, energy or pollution, to machines that manufacture components in industry, drones that help in agriculture and fight against fires or wearables with which we control our daily activity.

Knowing their possibilities, it is not surprising that in recent years...Read more

7 objects that you did not know are IoT

23 Oct 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Internet of Things, Big Data and Artificial Intelligence keep expanding to all areas of our lives, improving the productivity of companies, governments and people.

The amount of everyday objects integrate these technologies does not stop growing. Here are some examples:

  1. Smart slipsole

Footwear is an essential element for our comfort, but also a valuable source of information. Thanks to the connected slipsoles we can know the number of steps we take each day, as well as the distance and duration of our routes and trace our routes by GPS...Read more

IoT and Big Data: the parents of carsharing

22 Oct 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Mobility is one of the main problems of large cities. Every day, millions of citizens are caught in traffic jams. Although it may seem difficult, this reality can be changed. The application of Internet of Things and Big Data to the world of carsharing offers us a way to improve urban traffic.

Telecommunications networks produce huge amounts of data about our daily lives constantly. All this information, which needs Artificial Intelligence techniques to be processed, is what is known as Big Data. From its analysis, valuable information can be obtained for a...Read more

IoT Solutions World Congress

18 Oct 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

More than 40,000 million devices connected in 2023. This is the data, according to a report by Business Insider, under which the IoT Solutions World Congress was held at the Fira de Barcelona, between...Read more

Barriers to IoT adoption

17 Oct 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Internet of Things is constantly growing. There are more and more objects in our familiar environments that work connected through the network. It makes our everyday activities easier in all areas of our lives: work, family and it also increases the time that we can dedicate to leisure. The consulting firm Gartner estimates that by 2020 there will be more than 20,000 million IoT devices worldwide.

There are more and more objects in our familiar environments that work connected

Beyond its success, and like any technology in evolution, Internet of...Read more

Great IoT Developments in Spain

16 Oct 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Internet of Things is revolutionizing the global technology sector and Spain is not far behind. In fact, it is the fifth European country when it comes to investment in this technology.

The best example of this is Telefónica's position in the sector. The multinational is listed as 'Leader' of the prestigious Gartner Magic Square of M2M services, placing itself at the forefront with its offer of services for companies and institutions.

Due to the enormous potential of Big Data for the improvement of sustainability, Spanish cities are also...Read more

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