Electronic commerce plays an increasingly important role in the business of companies. In fact, the number of people who buy online at least once a week has increased more than 10% in the last two years, and the number that does at least once a month is close to 60%. Companies that sell remotely must pay attention not only to the quality of their establishments (physical or digital) but also to other areas of business such as transportation or customer service.
When a purchase is made online, three objectives are usually pursued: efficiency, security and speed. The extent to which...Read more
Connected vehicles are increasingly becoming a reality, and in fact, you may have even had the chance to drive one. A study carried out by PwC entitled The Bright Future of Connected Cars suggests that worldwide sales of connected vehicles will almost quadruple between 2015 and 2020, generating more than 110 billion euros (149 billion dollars) in revenue in the passenger segment alone.Read more
During the last three days the Spanish seaside city has held the IoT Solutions World Congress 2016, an event that gathers the key players of the IoT industry - including, of course, Telefónica.Read more
Moving goods and people has been a necessity that is as old as civilization itself. The moment people started to settle and organize socially, moving goods and people swiftly to the farthest places imaginable turned into a prime necessity for society.
The twentieth century meant the explosion of engine powered vehicles. Thus the car, the airplane, lorries, cargo ships, trains and other means of transportation went from technological breakthroughs to mainstream vehicles in only a few years. The end of the twentieth century brought the Internet and the revolution of a connected world....Read more
Fleet Management is one of the few long established IoT solutions. Computerized asset management goes as far back as the early years of non-military computing in the 1950s. The emergence of the Internet added primitive online telematics some 25 years ago. Read more
The universe of Star Wars was ahead of its time not only as feature films, but also depicting a number of new technologies that sounded like science fiction but which have come true in the world of m2m and the IoT.Read more
The rent-a-car industry is one of the most intensive in number of vehicles – only in US there are more than 2 million vehicles dedicated to rental. Telematics impacts very positively in the rent-a-car industry.Read more