What is the difference between M2M and IoT?

14 May 2013 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Once a trend, the Internet of Things has become a reality that is changing the world in which we live. So, are IoT and M2M the same thing?Read more

The revolution of the hyperconnected world at Móvil Forum Conference

23 Nov 2012 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

If there is a word to describe the everlastingly dynamic flux of the digital market, it is one that was heard many times during the conferences of Móvil Forum Conference 2012: revolutionary. Barcelona’s International Convention Centre was packed to the roof with visitors seeking to learn about the solutions aimed to revolutionize their areas of work.Read more

Nikola Tesla’s dream comes true: The IoT in a world where energy is transmitted wirelessly

04 May 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

In the late 19th century, none other than Nikola Tesla, to whom we are indebted for modern systems that use electrical energy via alternating current, dreamt about a wireless, free energy source. Even though two centuries had to elapse before this need became palpable, Tesla’s vision has been shared by thousands of engineers throughout human history. Now, we are finally on the verge of his dream coming true, a reality which could herald a revolution for another major technological advance of our time: the Internet of Things.Read more

The role of IoT in the future of mobility

10 May 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The modern world is a living world full of movement: people, products, information... This world is on the move, and the Internet of Things is moving with it. The solutions offered by the IoT allow us to envisage a more efficient future in many respects. We need to keep moving forward whether by land, sea or air. Mobility is an essential part of our lives. This is how the IoT gives a glimpse of what is to come in an interconnected world.Read more

IoT Trends for 2017, users in the spotlight

22 Dec 2016 Published by Vicente Muñoz Boza

2016 has been the year when connectivity started to change driven by LPWA technologies and Personal IoT gains traction as a scenario where users are the main players. But other interesting technologies such as BlockChain, Virtual/Augmented Reality and Machine Learning are also emerging and growing quickly in the ecosystem. These are the trends that are setting the stage for 2017.Read more

Ronald van Loon: “Data from IoT exists within the realm of Big Data and the large quantities of data that it represents”

01 Mar 2017 Published by Ronald van Loon

Ronald van Loon is an expert in Big Data, Data Management and IoT. His work helps hundreds of companies driving and generating value from the data they manage around the world. He is director of Adversitement, a company that provides consumer data analysis; and he is one of the largest influencers in the world at Big Data. For all of this, we have asked him to give us his insight into the important role that Big Data plays in IoT, as well as the main challenges to be faced and the future that holds companies in relation with the Internet of Things. Read more

Dean Anthony Gratton: “The two differences between internet connected devices and IoT things are purpose and scalability”

03 Nov 2016 Published by Dean Anthony Gratton

Interview with technology author and columnist Dean Anthony Gratton about the present and future of the Internet of Things. 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 Roads - wireless sensor networks for smart infrastructures: a billion dollar business opportunity

09 Jan 2013

Worldwide governments spend huge amounts of money on transport infrastructure. And to make headway in building and maintaining such costly investments, they will have to keep on spending. Wireless Sensor Networks are a cost-effective and scalable option for reducing infrastructure maintenance costs and increasing safety on the road.Read more

10 features that the city of the (near) future will have

18 Jul 2013 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The city of the future will provide citizens with a more comfortable life thanks to M2M technology. Here are the 10 features to expect.Read more