The IoT makes our cities cleaner

05 Jul 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The cities of the future promise to become smarter, as well as more populous. The challenges of the future include better managing the trash and pollution that we generate in our day-to-day lives. Luckily for us, the Internet of Things is here to help us deal with the condition of cities. Thanks to the IoT, we can make sure that our environment is as clean as we expect it to be.Read more

Interview with José Rodríguez: "Security is a reason for trusting the deployment of IoT solutions"

26 Jun 2017 Published by José Rodríguez Pérez

Internet security is one of users’ and companies’ main concerns. As the IoT horizon increases in terms of use cases, technologies and connected devices, we must reconsider whether the classical approach to cybersecurity remains valid. What have we learned so far about cyber security in the IoT? We asked José Rodríguez, IoT Security Manager at Telefónica, whose extensive experience will help us better understand what challenges and solutions experts are finding every day.Read more

Smart Cities built with Big Data

21 Jun 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

What turns an efficient city into a truly Smart City? The difference is as important as it is subtle. And the main reason is supported, of course, by the Internet of Things. When we speak of a smart city, we are describing an urban environment capable of responding to its inhabitants’ needs in a timely, appropriate fashion. To do so, the city must have a way to "feel" their needs. The eyes and ears of a Smart City are sensors, and its brain is the citizens. So what are the nerves in this "organism"? The information in this system is clearly Big Data....Read more

A universal photonic chip, the key piece in 5G connectivity

13 Jun 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

It was a matter of time. The decline of 4G is already beginning to take shape on the horizon, while the technologies that will mark the "age" of 5G are emerging. This series of solutions will allow us to launch telecommunications farther than ever before in a context in which the Internet of Things in an intelligent and interconnected world will be the banner of technology. But in order to reach that point, revolutionary devices are needed.

Photonic chips in a 5G world

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Interview with Sandra Fernández Curias: "Beyond a technological ecosystem, the IoT is an enabler of the digital transformation of businesses"

07 Jun 2017 Published by Sandra Fernández Curias

What are the latest trends in the development of the IoT ecosystem? The technologies associated with the creation of platforms in the Internet of Things are a growing field. They hold the keys to the future of connected objects and their ecosystem. To learn more about the importance of the availability, scalability and security of these platforms, we spoke with Sandra Fernández Curias, Strategy Manager and expert in new IOT-based business at Telefónica....Read more

5 key benefits of smart building automation

31 May 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

In the modern world, which is full of connected objects and smart accessories, buildings are destined to share the same fate: smart buildings are already here. Smart buildings have arrived to provide solutions, improve efficiency and reduce consumption in our society thanks to the new technologies and hand-in-hand with the growing advantages of the Internet of Things.Read more

Infographic: Cloud Computing and IoT

24 May 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

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

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