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

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

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

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

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

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

FIWARE, the standard that the IoT needs

26 Sep 2016 Published by Juanjo Hierro

FIWARE is an open source initiative that works towards building a set of standards to develop Smart applications for different domains such as Smart Cities, Smart Ports, Smart Logistics, Smart Factories and others, by collecting data from different sources about what is going on that is relevant to the application at any moment, what we refer to as “context information”.Read more

World Savings Day: six actual cases of M2M contribution to cost efficiency

31 Oct 2012 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Much of M2M is about efficiency and savings. Today, to celebrate World Savings Day, we wanted to explain some of the actual cases that show that this technology stopped being the future to become the present. Smart systems can save gas, electricity, fuel, time, water, what at last is always also a money saving.Read more

The Internet of Water

09 Jun 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

We have already covered in detail three core services that improve the wellbeing of citizens in Smart Cities. After talking about Smart Parking, Smart Lighting and Smart Waste Management, we will cover the last of the four key areas Smart Cities are addressing through the use of IoT solutions: Smart Water.Read more

5 Amazing Things made reality by IoT technology. Summer 2016 Edition

11 Aug 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

When summer arrives (in the Northern Hemisphere), it is truly a time of the year many look forward to. Many people have a few days off from work to relax and unwind away from home, their daily routines and head for their holiday destination. Here is a summer instalment of our Amazing Things series to help you get geared for summer.Read more