Big Data

5 great collaborations in Telefónica IoT

17 Aug 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

With the rise of summer and in the midst of one of the hottest months of the year, a month of relaxation, now is a good time to revisit some of the most interesting and representative voices on the IoT scene. We have compiled these voices throughout 2017 in the Telefónica IoT Blog. From market trends to the security of the Internet of Things, this compilation encompasses a recent sample of the people who are the visible face of this sector.

A few months ago we spoke with...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

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

Ronald van Loon: “Data from IoT exists within the realm of Big Data and the large quantities of data that it represents”

01 Mar 2017 Published by Ronald van Loon

Ronald van Loon is an expert in Big Data, Data Management and IoT. His work helps hundreds of companies driving and generating value from the data they manage around the world. He is director of Adversitement, a company that provides consumer data analysis; and he is one of the largest influencers in the world at Big Data. For all of this, we have asked him to give us his insight into the important role that Big Data plays in IoT, as well as the main challenges to be faced and the future that holds companies in relation with the Internet of Things. Read more

Infographic: IoT Trends 2017

26 Jan 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Following the blogpost IoT Trends for 2017 by Vicente Muñoz (Telefónica Chief IoT Officer), we present this infographic to show you the impressive figures that will drive the IoT.Read more

Understanding the challenge of Data Analytics in IoT

19 Jan 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

2017 could be a key year in the development of data analysis within the IoT. The latest reports point to European companies’ growing interest in implementing analysis strategies as part of their short-term objectives. However, there is still a long way to go, as noted in the report by Telefónica with Hewlett-Packard Enterprise and PAC. According to the document, only a small fraction of these organizations is in a mature stage of implementation regarding data analysis strategy. However, the vast majority of them have not lost sight of this factor and will begin implementing new strategies in the coming months.Read more

IoT Trends for 2017, users in the spotlight

22 Dec 2016 Published by Vicente Muñoz Boza

2016 has been the year when connectivity started to change driven by LPWA technologies and Personal IoT gains traction as a scenario where users are the main players. But other interesting technologies such as BlockChain, Virtual/Augmented Reality and Machine Learning are also emerging and growing quickly in the ecosystem. These are the trends that are setting the stage for 2017.Read more

Challenges and opportunities for the digital transformation of Smart Cities

02 Jun 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The IoT 2016 Madrid Forum seminar, organized by the Executive Forum, took place today in Madrid. Relevant companies and institutions with experience in the Internet of Things (like Intel or IBM for example) showcased their projects and initiatives, focusing on Innovation and emerging Business Opportunities in areas such as Finance, wearables and Smart City.Read more

Smart Parking, IoT valet parking for Smart Cities

01 Mar 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Parking is one of the most repetitive and time consuming activities we carry out in life. We spend on average up to 106 days in our life, finding parking spaces. Technology wears the red jacket to save our day again.

There are basically two trends in parking systems and a widespread standard is yet to be established:

  • Sensor-powered parking systems
  • Data-driven reservation systems

Let’s see an overview of both as well as pros and cons that decision makers need to evaluate when choosing between both systems

Sensor-powered systems take the burden away...Read more

The Gears of Digital Transformation for Smart Cities

16 Feb 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Smart City growth is built upon four pillars that are known as SMAC, an acronym for Social + Mobile + Analytics + Cloud.Read more