Security

IoT is increasingly getting safer

07 Mar 2019 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Technology is constantly evolving and offering new applications to users. There are always risks when innovating and putting these inventions into practice is more likely when the risks are unknown or have not been taken into account. In this sense, the norms, standards and regulations are intended to make those risks public, inform how they can be treated and encourage and / or force designers, producers or engineers to put in practice the means that can mitigate such risks to take the appropriate actions. For these standards to be effective it is vital that they adapt to the new times,...Read more

A much safer world is possible thanks to IoT

15 Feb 2019 Published by TelefonicaIoT

The police forces usually use reactive methods to stop the damage generated when a crime occurs. However, security measures are being transformed into more preventive actions by allowing them to predict where and how crimes will be committed.

The main novelty provided by these proactive methods, based on IoT software, is objectivity; because these technological solutions determine what events have happened, but not how they should be dealt with. Deciding how to act against crimes corresponds to the police and judicial institutions, which collect all...Read more

Movistar Car: transform your vehicle into a connected car

22 Jan 2019 Published by TelefonicaIoT

The application of the Internet of Things in the devices of our environment has brought about an authentic revolution in our lives. Connectivity gives us an efficient digital life, both at work and in our private lives, including leisure time.

The trend of connected cars begins to become a reality and is one of the areas with the greatest potential for growth. In fact, Gartner estimates that in 2020 there will be ...Read more

Barriers to IoT adoption

17 Oct 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Internet of Things is constantly growing. There are more and more objects in our familiar environments that work connected through the network. It makes our everyday activities easier in all areas of our lives: work, family and it also increases the time that we can dedicate to leisure. The consulting firm Gartner estimates that by 2020 there will be more than 20,000 million IoT devices worldwide.

There are more and more objects in our familiar environments that work connected

Beyond its success, and like any technology in evolution, Internet of...Read more

Madrid is IoT

02 Oct 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Firefighting drones

17 Sep 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

In recent years new types of intelligent drones have been developed that are able to act in three phases: before, during and after the fire.

One of the biggest concerns in times of high temperatures is the increased risk of fires in areas with a high density of vegetation. Galicia, Extremadura or Andalusia are communities prone to suffer these catastrophes in their large green areas with the consequent human, animal and plant losses that the fire can cause. This is why public administrations are extending the duration of prevention campaigns all year around instead...Read more

Telefónica IoT and Honda reduce motorbikes robbery

09 Jul 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Pucallpa, located in the middle of the Peruvian jungle, has a big concern with the safety of their citizens and their vehicles. With a population of 200.000 inhabitants, the motorcycle is the easiest way to move around the city.

However, the main problem for those who live there is only one: security. Well, the lack of security. The bikes are a comfortable way of transport, easy to park and to drive around, but they are also easier to steal. This problem significantly started to affect the best-selling brand in the area.

Honda...Read more

Not just entertainment: 5 IoT technologies to protect your home

04 May 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Ever since we began talking about the Internet of Things several years ago, this technology has only continued to captivate us. However, its implementation and spread has been gradual depending on how we want to use it.

Indeed, the IoT’s first conquests came more in the fields of leisure and entertainment: televisions connected to the Internet, smart loudspeakers, exercise bracelets… And since then, we have gradually gotten used to seeing it in other segments as well, such as transport (connected cars and bicycles), accessories (smart watches), services (virtual assistants) and...Read more

Infographic: IoT connected drones

30 Apr 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team