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The future of the Internet of Things

16 Jul 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Looking at just how much the internet has changed our lives, it’s incredible to imagine how some people didn’t took it seriously at the beginning. One of the reasons is that our endless appetite for information, and how much the quick sharing of such information could improve our life, was underestimated.  As such, the Internet keeps expanding to all the areas of our day to day activities to keep up with our increasing demand. Nowhere is this clearer than in the phenomenon known as IoT or Internet of Things.

The Internet of Things is the network that...Read more

The benefits of energy efficiency: Much more than savings

27 Apr 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Energy efficiency has become the ‘first fuel’ of the 30 countries that belong to the International Energy Agency (IEA), including Spain. This means that the energy saved by the members of this organization was higher in 2010 than the energy demand met by any source of energy, including oil, gas, coal, electricity or any other fuel. 

Energy efficiency is a key lever in achieving the sustainability objectives which require lowering kT emissions of CO2 equivalent. Thus, the IEA

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Infographic: IoT to save the environment

22 Mar 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

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

5 key benefits of smart building automation

31 May 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

In the modern world, which is full of connected objects and smart accessories, buildings are destined to share the same fate: smart buildings are already here. Smart buildings have arrived to provide solutions, improve efficiency and reduce consumption in our society thanks to the new technologies and hand-in-hand with the growing advantages of the Internet of Things.Read more

Saving water thanks to NB-IoT technology

22 Mar 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Water is an indispensable resource for life. The access to and consumption of drinking water in our cities is a advancement that we enjoy thanks to a huge effort. On World Water Day, the UN recalls one of its prime objectives: to make drinking water accessible to everyone. For this to be possible, it is essential to have management measures that allow us to save water and distribute it more effectively. In order to reduce costs, increase efficiency and reduce errors, the European Commission is calling for an update of the measurement system by 2020. According to experts, by then the water market in Europe could reach a value of 13.4 billion euros. This comes in a scenario in which water-related solutions are developing rapidly. This also affects the end user, who can benefit from more accurate monitoring, reduced and fair prices and more convenience and ease in measurement.Read more

5 ways the IoT is helping the Environment

01 Jun 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Next Sunday will be the World Environment Day. The United Nations uses the date every year to create awareness regarding pressing environmental issues. This year the topic is wildlife. We will see how even in this non technological field, the IoT can be useful for environmental uses. Here are five ways technology is being used to make the world a better place.Read more

Smart Buildings are top of the IoT rock

10 Mar 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Smart Buildings solutions are set to overcome the half billion milestone in 2016, according to Gartner’s forecast, and we want to analyze the reasons that is driving this sustained double digit growth year in, year out.Read more

Top Trends in the IoT in 2016

28 Jan 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

More than 500 million devices will be added to the expanding IoT during 2015, an outstanding 39% growth from 2015. This infographic show the highlighted trends from our "IoT Trends for 2016" by Vicente Muñoz Boza, Chief IoT Officer at Telefónica. Read more