Internet Of Things

What’s the role of satellite connectivity in an IoT world?

01 Feb 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The European Space Agency (ESA) recently launched the Hispasat 36W-1 into space. This satellite begins the update of a platform that aims to renew the services offered by many operators. This is just an example of progress towards a connected world, no matter the barriers, something that is essential for the creation of an ecosystem suitable for the IoT. Yet it is not the only satellite in orbit whose mission is to provide satellite coverage where cellular networks do not reach. More and more companies are focusing on mixed networks that are capable of reaching anywhere.Read more

Infographic: Data Analytics Challenge in the IoT World

31 Jan 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The white paper IoT & the Data Analytics Challenge made by CXP Group and Telefónica found very relevant insights about the readiness of European organisations in taking advantage of IoT data. This infographic shows itRead 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

The IoT is a holistic and data centric improvement over M2M

08 Nov 2016 Published by Jan Höller

We asked IoT expert, Jan Höller, Researcher at Ericsson and co-author of the book “From Machine-to-Machine to the Internet of Things: Introduction to a New Age of Intelligence”, to give us a comprehensive review on how M2M solutions are being adapted to an IoT world. His views of how M2M and IoT solutions combine sustainably and profitably provide insight based on his vast research on the topic.Read more

Professor Howard “Governments and IT players need to work together to shape the Internet of Things”

23 Jul 2015 Published by Philip N. Howard

‘Pax Technica’ is the latest book by Yale University professor Philip N. Howard about “how the Internet of Things may set us free or lock us up”. We spoke to professor Howard – author of seven more books on technology and international affairs – about his very interesting book and his views in general of the Internet of Things.Read more

What is IoRT? When Robotics met IOT

30 Oct 2014 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

As the Internet of Things has evolved, so have the underlying technologies that make it possible. Sensors are no longer only passive informants of external factors.Read more

Drones to the Rescue!

22 Oct 2014 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The word drone is used far and wide to talk about any kind of automated mobile device operated or supervised manually from a distance.Read more

A narrative architecture for The Internet of Things

03 Dec 2013

The Internet of Things turns the physical world into the new media channel. Even something as seemingly data-driven as traffic patterns, the weather or my pulse rate when I jog are the source of stories: "traffic was a disaster today", "I hit a wall today on my run", or "boy it's cold/hot/humid out".Read more

“NFC should not be reduced to payment”

07 Nov 2013 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

We have talked about NFC with Pierre Metivier, the General Manager of the Forum des services mobiles sans contact (contactless mobile services), a French government backed up association, aiming at the deployment of NFC mobile services in France. Read more

Let the machines do it

09 Apr 2013 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The Internet of things have brought us to a connected society in which we are able to share information with devices at all times, whether we see it or not. Being today the IoT day, we thought it would be a good idea to remind how this technology is already changing our lives.Read more