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The IoT for more efficient transportation

13 Sep 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The bigger a city, the more difficult it is to manage. Nowadays, our monumental cities are the home to hundreds of thousands if not millions of people who move around at all hours. Ensuring that so many people are moved in a clean, energy-efficient, and effective way is a real challenge. To deal with major problems, the best bet is working with the most sophisticated solutions. That is just what the Internet of Things offers: the solutions we needed to create a throbbing, thriving, and better world.

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New opportunities and challenges in Smart Grids

05 Sep 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Since the first electrical grid appeared in the 19th century, the world that we know has undergone the greatest changes ever. Thanks to the energy available everywhere and at all times, we can achieve goals that were simply impossible just two hundred years ago. But the world has not stayed static. Energy is evolving. Smart energy grids already augur a brighter future for humanity. And the Internet of Things is driving much of this change.Read more

Quantum computing in the future of the IoT

09 Aug 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Connected devices, the people who use them, and the places that harbour them are growing at extraordinary rates. In order to maintain this current growth rate, we must look to the future. The scalability of our current digital architecture is not enough. Needs far surpass possibilities. The world needs more computation, more calculating power. This is the foundation needed to be able to work with the incredible number of connections and the massive agglomeration of data that the IoT is facing. Fortunately, we have already found the solution and are starting to...Read more

R. Ray Wang: "Digital disruption is about transforming business models"

28 Jul 2017 Published by R "Ray" Wang

Digital transformation determines the way we connect a company, the business concept, with its target audience in these modern times. And the Internet of Things plays a crucial role in providing the specific environment in which digital transformation takes place. We got in touch with R. Ray Wang, Founder and President of Constellation Research. As the author of "Disrupting Digital Business," Wang provides...Read more

Infographic: Connected cars by 5G

20 Jul 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The IoT makes our cities cleaner

05 Jul 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The cities of the future promise to become smarter, as well as more populous. The challenges of the future include better managing the trash and pollution that we generate in our day-to-day lives. Luckily for us, the Internet of Things is here to help us deal with the condition of cities. Thanks to the IoT, we can make sure that our environment is as clean as we expect it to be.Read more

Interview with José Rodríguez: "Security is a reason for trusting the deployment of IoT solutions"

26 Jun 2017 Published by José Rodríguez Pérez

Internet security is one of users’ and companies’ main concerns. As the IoT horizon increases in terms of use cases, technologies and connected devices, we must reconsider whether the classical approach to cybersecurity remains valid. What have we learned so far about cyber security in the IoT? We asked José Rodríguez, IoT Security Manager at Telefónica, whose extensive experience will help us better understand what challenges and solutions experts are finding every day.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