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Automated voice assistants for interconnected devices

08 Feb 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

In a growing, interconnected world, the way we interact with devices is evolving rapidly. Given this need, the interface has to adapt to the most natural human communication possible. As a result, voice assistants are in the spotlight of large projects and huge companies. In the future of the IoT, personal assistants will be a prime player. But first, many barriers have to be overcome to reach the perfect experience.Read more

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

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

Jan Höller: “We actually have the technology to solve the problems”

13 Jan 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

A few months ago we asked Jan Höller, an IoT expert, a Research Fellow at Ericsson and the 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 of how M2M solutions are being adapted to an IoT world. We are now continuing the transcription of this fascinating interview. In it, Höller provides us with a viewpoint on IoT applications across industries, as well as various other issues that are driving the evolution of the technologies around it. Read more

Programming languages in the IoT era

04 Jan 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Under each machine, every connection, any kind of interface... there is a programming language. The IoT connects a myriad of devices to each other, creating a massive, complex network. But there are thousands and thousands of programming languages, too. Which is the most commonly used in the development of IoT? The choice of one language over another determines the end product or service, as well as the technical possibilities or the user experience. In the age of the Internet of Things, choosing the programming language properly is vital to the success of the project.Read more

¡Merry Christmas!

22 Dec 2016 Published by Hotwire M2M

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The Smart City Expo puts a spotlight on citizens

18 Nov 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The sixth edition of the Smart City Expo has turned Barcelona into the world reference for smart cities one more year. With experts attending from all over the world, the 2016 edition has been the biggest ever with more than 600 cities in attendance, more than 590 exhibitors showcasing their solutions and more than 400 speakers. Telefónica has been one of the event’s global partners again.Read more

Business Transformation with the IoT

14 Nov 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

5 ways businesses and their products/services are being reshaped thanks to the IoT.Read more

The Internet of Clean Air

10 Nov 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The problem of polluted air is becoming a key concern as big cities have serious problems controlling their emissions and thus jeopardize the health of millions of citizens at a time. As usual, the IoT is recruited as a means to solve – or at least improve – the problem. Read more