Wearables

5 Amazing Things made real by IoT technology, spring edition

06 Apr 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Spring has arrived. The fine weather invites you to head outside, leave the quiet indoor life behind and enjoy the great outdoors. And why not take your gadgets along with you.? Thanks to the wonders of connectivity, something possible only in the era of the Internet of Things, you can enjoy all kinds of advantages in springtime activities. Of course, we're talking about some of the most surprising gadgets and wearables for this time of year.Read more

Pedro Diezma, from Zerintia: “Wearables are Internet of Things, they are connected things” (II)

25 Jan 2017 Published by Pedro Diezma

We continue with the interview to Pedro Diezma, CEO of Zerintia Technologies, an expert in wearables and Internet of Things, who gave us a current and future vision of this technology. In this post, we get deeper into the uses and the situation of these devices.Read more

Pedro Diezma, from Zerintia: “Wearables are Internet of Things, they are connected things” (I)

25 Jan 2017 Published by Pedro Diezma

If we had to define a starting point in wearable technology as we know it today, we would have to go back to the seventies of last century, when the first research group appeared in "wearable computing". Since then, wearable devices have grown in number and applications to become a trend. But at what point are they actually? We have talked with Pedro Diezma, CEO of Zerintia Technologies, an expert in wearables and Internet of Things, who gave us a current and future vision of this technology.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

5 Amazing Things made reality by IoT technology. Summer 2016 Edition

11 Aug 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

When summer arrives (in the Northern Hemisphere), it is truly a time of the year many look forward to. Many people have a few days off from work to relax and unwind away from home, their daily routines and head for their holiday destination. Here is a summer instalment of our Amazing Things series to help you get geared for summer.Read more

Putting IoT wearables to the test: The Mediterranean Challenge

05 Jul 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Next July 14th, five swimmers will cross the Balearic Islands running and swimming in an extreme challenge that is expected to be completed in less than 60 hours. The feat is also a charity drive in order to create awareness and raise funds for the non-profit organization Juegaterapia, that focuses on children diagnosed with cancer. Wearable technology will be the athletes' biggest ally.Read more

eSIM cards are here to boost the IoT

14 Apr 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

SIM cards are much more than what they appear to be. Within an apparently simple rectangular metal chip encased in a plastic carrier is a miniature computer! The industry has however addressed the shortcomings of traditional SIM cards. The result is the eSIM paradigm, the evolution of SIM cards.Read more

The IoT scores a touchdown at Super Bowl 50

03 Feb 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The Super Bowl is one of the most watched sporting events in the world. Millions of people will tune into Super Bowl 50, held in San Francisco on February 7th will decide which team takes the Lombardi trophy home and much more.Read more

Connected Health, or the IoT as your best lifeline

15 Sep 2015 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The IoT started mainly as a way of automating industrial and mechanical processes that relied heavily on human intervention. Now that technological advances are pushing the limits further and further into what devices can do to aid and even replace doctors and nurses, the Science of Health has entered a new connected era. Read more

Rugby and the IoT: technological advancements in a true gentleman’s sport

10 Sep 2015 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Next September 18th the Eighth Edition of the Rugby World Cup will take place. Twenty elite National Teams will fight for a trophy in this very popular sport followed by millions. Various connected technology systems will be used by the teams to help them make the right choices and come away victorious.Read more