February 2019

IoT, the new ally of renewable energies?

21 Feb 2019 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Since its arrival, IoT has been pushing society towards a future in which most devices will be connected. Climate change and pollution levels also lead us to a future of greater care for the planet, and even to reverse, to the extent that we can, the damage caused during so many years of emissions.

Has the time come to unify both impulses to conquer a more technological future, nourished by clean energies?

Although, nowadays, in Spain the photovoltaic or wind installations are more extended in the industrial or agricultural sector, the use of energy self-consumption in...Read more

A much safer world is possible thanks to IoT

15 Feb 2019 Published by TelefonicaIoT

The police forces usually use reactive methods to stop the damage generated when a crime occurs. However, security measures are being transformed into more preventive actions by allowing them to predict where and how crimes will be committed.

The main novelty provided by these proactive methods, based on IoT software, is objectivity; because these technological solutions determine what events have happened, but not how they should be dealt with. Deciding how to act against crimes corresponds to the police and judicial institutions, which collect all...Read more

The "Cable Girls" of today

11 Feb 2019 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Technological revolutions, such as the growth of Internet of Things, generate disruptive social changes. One of the most important consequences is the great boost they generate for the development of gender equality.

Similarly, to the effect of the invention of the telephone and the creation of large companies such as Telefónica, which meant the active incorporation of women into the labor market in Madrid in the 20s of the last century, the development of IoT also It is a great step for the promotion of equity and women´s rights in the workplace.

The "Cable...Read more

Medical video assistance thanks to IoT

06 Feb 2019 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Much has been said about the arrival of Internet of Things in numerous sectors such as industry, home automation or even leisure, but little, however, of its application to medicine; a sector that concerns us all, because it is directly focused on the health of people and their well-being.

The IoT applied to healthcare has been implanted little by little in clinics and hospitals and is already part of the daily life of thousands of chronic patients.

IoT applied to hospitals

This technology, through sensors and specific devices connected to each other, has...Read more