Smart Mobility

The IoT arrives at the ports of the world

08 Mar 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Like a large beehive, ports have part of that natural beauty of thousands of units moving in concert, in unison. Just like a flock of birds, hundreds of ships with hundreds of sailors on board must coordinate their operations: loading, unloading, repairing, refuelling... The slightest failure can lead to a very serious loss of time and resources. Something so complicated cannot be simple. But the Internet of Things is here to offer solutions where before there were none. Through its application, the ports of the future can be ushered into Industry 4.0 without a hitch, turning science fiction into a reality today. Read more

IoTSWC. Barcelona, the world capital of IoT solutions

28 Oct 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

During the last three days the Spanish seaside city has held the IoT Solutions World Congress 2016, an event that gathers the key players of the IoT industry - including, of course, Telefónica.Read more

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

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

IoT Solutions for the Rent a Car Market

12 Jul 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

IoT technology is Car Rental Companies' best ally to offer the top class service to their customersRead more

Fleet Management. The veteran of IoT solutions

04 Jul 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Fleet Management is one of the few long established IoT solutions. Computerized asset management goes as far back as the early years of non-military computing in the 1950s. The emergence of the Internet added primitive online telematics some 25 years ago. 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

IoT Trends 2016 (V): Driving and Commuting in the IoT era

14 Jan 2016 Published by Enrique Centeno

IoT Trends 2016 (V). The IoT Transport industry is the world’s second biggest Internet of Things business area. Connected car technology is expected to be a 40.3 billion dollar market in 2016. We would like to focus on the four growth areas in the IoT Transport business that affect driving and commuting.Read more

IoT Trends for 2016. Everything connected everywhere

22 Dec 2015 Published by Vicente Muñoz Boza

More than 500 million devices will be added to the expanding IoT during 2016, an outstanding 39% growth regarding 2015. To understand how the Internet of Things will absorb such an acute increase it is important to distinguish five separate tech hubs where the Internet of Things takes place: Cities, Vehicles, Homes, Retail Spaces and Personal Technology. Each setting adopts a different strategy to undertake new connected devices.Read more

Star Wars predicted m2m

26 Nov 2015 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The universe of Star Wars was ahead of its time not only as feature films, but also depicting a number of new technologies that sounded like science fiction but which have come true in the world of m2m and the IoT.Read more