Not just entertainment: 5 IoT technologies to protect your home

04 May 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Ever since we began talking about the Internet of Things several years ago, this technology has only continued to captivate us. However, its implementation and spread has been gradual depending on how we want to use it.

Indeed, the IoT’s first conquests came more in the fields of leisure and entertainment: televisions connected to the Internet, smart loudspeakers, exercise bracelets… And since then, we have gradually gotten used to seeing it in other segments as well, such as transport (connected cars and bicycles), accessories (smart watches), services (virtual assistants) and...Read more

Infographic: IoT connected drones

30 Apr 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The benefits of energy efficiency: Much more than savings

27 Apr 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Energy efficiency has become the ‘first fuel’ of the 30 countries that belong to the International Energy Agency (IEA), including Spain. This means that the energy saved by the members of this organization was higher in 2010 than the energy demand met by any source of energy, including oil, gas, coal, electricity or any other fuel. 

Energy efficiency is a key lever in achieving the sustainability objectives which require lowering kT emissions of CO2 equivalent. Thus, the IEA

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The IoT of The Avengers: Superpowers for everyone

12 Apr 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The new film in the saga, The Avengers: Infinity War, which premieres on April 27, promises to be the biggest box-office hit in recent years. This new instalment from the Marvel universe is already known to be the largest crossover in the history of superheroes in the movies, and it is expected to include the most spectacular battles ever filmed. All of the Avengers will show off their superpowers in this film, but many of them are actually within the reach of any of us if we consider the possibilities afforded us by the Internet of Things.Read more

5 characteristics of the connected cars of the future

03 Apr 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Connected cars are going to be everywhere soon. Statista calculates that in the USA alone, they will reach a penetration rate of 93% by 2020. So, what do we mean by ‘connected car’? The Centre of Advanced Automotive Technology (CAAT) defines it as “vehicles which use some kind of digital technology to communicate with the driver, with other vehicles on the road (vehicle-to-vehicle, V2V), with infrastructures (V2I) and/or with the cloud (V2C)”. Read more

Infographic: IoT to save the environment

22 Mar 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

New experiences in the stores of the future

20 Mar 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The digital transformation of brick-and-mortar stores and their integration with other channels is an inevitable process. It is also the best way to rise to the challenge that 100% digital ecommerce companies are posing to the retail sector. In this sense, Statista calculates that ecommerce will account for 14% of total retail sales in the USA by 2021.Read more

Five keys of the IoT in Industry 4.0

14 Mar 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

In the midst of the explosion of the IoT, Gartner stated that there will be around 20.4 billion connected devices by 2020; automation and connectivity have become the hallmarks of what is known as Industry 4.0. As we move towards the fourth Industrial Revolution, organizations are integrating the new technologies into their industrial processes in order to optimize their performance and improve their productivity. Read more

What connected intelligence can do in your home

07 Mar 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Lightbulbs that turn on and off remotely; washing machines that begin program 4 at 11:30; microwave ovens that heat up the food in the container five minutes before you get home so that your dinner is nice and hot just as you cross the threshold: these are just some of the applications that connected intelligence can do in our homes today.Read more

Infographic: An IoT that deserves an Oscar

01 Mar 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team