Smart Mobility

Road safety and IoT

05 Dec 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Mobility is one of the key factors to consider in order to make cities more efficient, a necessity taking into account the millions of citizens travel to work or study centers in their vehicles. Taking into account that in our country there are about 492 vehicles per 1000 inhabitants, an effective management becomes essential to guarantee security. That improvement in management has arrived with the Internet of Things, it will make daily transportation more efficient and secure.

IoT is already working...Read more

IoT and Big Data: the parents of carsharing

22 Oct 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Mobility is one of the main problems of large cities. Every day, millions of citizens are caught in traffic jams. Although it may seem difficult, this reality can be changed. The application of Internet of Things and Big Data to the world of carsharing offers us a way to improve urban traffic.

Telecommunications networks produce huge amounts of data about our daily lives constantly. All this information, which needs Artificial Intelligence techniques to be processed, is what is known as Big Data. From its analysis, valuable information can be obtained for a...Read more

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

Tracking of goods for the tranquility of the consumer

07 Aug 2018 Published by TelefonicaIoT

Electronic commerce plays an increasingly important role in the business of companies. In fact, the number of people who buy online at least once a week has increased more than 10% in the last two years, and the number that does at least once a month is close to 60%. Companies that sell remotely must pay attention not only to the quality of their establishments (physical or digital) but also to other areas of business such as transportation or customer service.

When a purchase is made online, three objectives are usually pursued: efficiency, security and speed. The extent to which...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

The future of the Internet of Things

16 Jul 2018 Published by Karl Smith

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

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

The Future of Connected Vehicles and the IoT

27 Dec 2017 Published by Edward Kulperger

Connected vehicles are increasingly becoming a reality, and in fact, you may have even had the chance to drive one. A study carried out by PwC entitled The Bright Future of Connected Cars suggests that worldwide sales of connected vehicles will almost quadruple between 2015 and 2020, generating more than 110 billion euros (149 billion dollars) in revenue in the passenger segment alone.Read more