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Worker's Diary IoT II

03 Oct 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

9:10 Daniel crosses the building entrance with his employee card and presses the elevator call key. The small screen announces that your elevator will be number 4. Already with that small gesture the building is more efficient, because depending on the people that are waiting and what plant they want to go, it reorganizes traffic in the most efficient way.

9:15 Entering the office has never been so rewarding. Upon entering the door of the third floor of Telefónica IoT, the living room videowall announces that the...Read more

Smart Mobility, distances connected

26 Sep 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Thanks to the rapid advances in mobility, we have realized that the systems that facilitate the transport of people and that connect different points of the city are undoubtedly the backbone that sustains the order and proper functioning of the metropolis.

The most outstanding qualities of mobility in a city have always been fluidity and sustainability, however, in recent years it has become essential that this mobility also becomes completely connected. Internet of Things gives us the opportunity to improve mobility services...Read more

Telefonica IOT Worker’s Diary

20 Jul 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

07:00 am. Daniel opens his eyes for the first time while he's listening to his favourite song and he goes back to sleep with a big smile. “Only five minutes more”, he thinks to himself. With the purchase of his smart mattress he has recovered deep sleep and can consult the details of his sleeping quality, back position, and temperature. In addition, he’s calm because he knows the Internet of Things, which makes his home a connected place, will make him arrive punctual one more day after three marvelous months. With the difficulty of waking up that has...Read more

Say goodbye to traffic jams

10 Jul 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

The hours that we lose in traffic jams in big cities would be better used in what really matters to us thanks to the Internet of Things. We are talking about advances not only to gain time, but also to improve our quality of life by avoiding the stress that comes with wasting time. The technological innovation that have appeared so far, and the ones that will come, will improve traffic movement all around the world.

The biggest change will come when 5G connection is incorporated in our facilities and vehicles. This will allow the...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

5 characteristics of the connected cars of the future

03 Apr 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Connected cars are going to be everywhere soon. Statista calculates that in the USA alone, they will reach a penetration rate of 93% by 2020. So, what do we mean by ‘connected car’? The Centre of Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT) defines it as “vehicles which use some kind of digital technology to communicate with the driver, with other vehicles on the road (vehicle-to-vehicle, V2V), with infrastructures (V2I) and/or with the cloud (V2C)”. Read more

Infographic: Connected cars by 5G

20 Jul 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The Internet of Shared Vehicles

20 Sep 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The shift in consumer preferences from ownership to usership enables a huge variety of innovative business models that are possible thanks to the IoT. In this post we will focus on one that is growing at an astonishing speed: car sharing.Read more

Globalrider 80 completes the journey around the World on a connected motorcycle

24 Aug 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Three months ago we told you about Hugo Scagnetti’s charity-driven challenge: to travel around the world on a connected motorcycle. Last week, as scheduled, he successfully concluded the feat after traveling through 13 countries while crossing Europe, Asia, and America reaching Spain again – the starting point for his adventure.Read more

The 5 need-to-read blog posts about connected vehicles and fleet management

17 Aug 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Moving goods and people has been a necessity that is as old as civilization itself. The moment people started to settle and organize socially, moving goods and people swiftly to the farthest places imaginable turned into a prime necessity for society.

The twentieth century meant the explosion of engine powered vehicles. Thus the car, the airplane, lorries, cargo ships, trains and other means of transportation went from technological breakthroughs to mainstream vehicles in only a few years. The end of the twentieth century brought the Internet and the revolution of a connected world....Read more