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Present and future of IoT connectivity

04 Oct 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The Internet of Things is connection, in every sense of the word. Talking about the IoT without having the different existing models of connectivity in mind is like talking about the surface without truly examining the importance that this revolution promises. What future awaits us if we consider connectivity? What opportunities do current technologies offer us? What can we expect from 5G, NB-IoT or satellite communications, among others? The IoT Solutions World Congress in Barcelona, one of the most important IoT...Read more

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.

Welcome to "Connected...Read more

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 great collaborations in Telefónica IoT

17 Aug 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

With the rise of summer and in the midst of one of the hottest months of the year, a month of relaxation, now is a good time to revisit some of the most interesting and representative voices on the IoT scene. We have compiled these voices throughout 2017 in the Telefónica IoT Blog. From market trends to the security of the Internet of Things, this compilation encompasses a recent sample of the people who are the visible face of this sector.

A few months ago we spoke with...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

5 Amazing Things made reality by IoT technology. Summer 2017 Edition

03 Aug 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

We really start to feel the heat as we reach the height of summer. And as the temperature rises, we can enjoy the longer days and spend more time resting. Objects connected to the Internet of Things can help us to enjoy this time. Here are some of the weird and wonderful gadgets we have found to make the most of the summer.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