MWC 2018: How Telefónica will create a better future with the IoT

22 Feb 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

On February 26, the MWC 2018 will be launched, a new tech gathering where the most important and innovative firms in the technology industry will meet. And naturally, Telefónica will be there presenting our latest developments and projects related to the Internet of Things, the new revolution with infinite possibilities. People are at the core of this revolution because our goal is to connect people with the things that matter to them.Read more

Scott Amyx about the role of the IoT in Industry 4.0: “Truly the Matrix, minus the human batteries”

15 Feb 2018 Published by Scott Amyx

The Fourth Industrial Revolution is about much more than just applying today's technology to industries. It's about integrating intelligent cyber-physical systems such as AI and machine learning along with cybersecurity, blockchain, the Internet of Things, robotics, quantum computing, advanced materials… and much more. In return, it promises to revolutionize the world as we know it. We asked Scott Amyx, the author of Strive: How Doing the Things Most Uncomfortable Leads to Success and a global thought leader in industry about how this will affect the future of the IoT. This is what we found out from this interesting chat. Read more

Array of Things, the smart city example from Chicago

07 Feb 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Every step we take towards the creation of a smart city is a step towards a better future, where technology serves our needs. We have been working for years to create a true smart city. Today, Chicago is closer than ever to becoming one thanks to the Array of Things, a network of measurement devices that report on the status of the city in real time.Read more

The emotions of the IoT

01 Feb 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Understanding emotions is crucial in new marketing strategies. Due to the oversaturation of products and approaches, new formulas have to be found that help the retail sector sell an increasing number of products. Knowing clients’ emotions can be a fundamental advantage in this respect. So how can we get this information? The technology associated with the Internet of Things is the key that will open the doors to a more efficient and satisfactory way of buying.

Detecting human emotions

Of course, the first step in understanding what a client is feeling is to...Read more

Infographic: Blockchain opportunities for the IoT

19 Jan 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

5 amazing things at CES 2018

11 Jan 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The largest technological show on the planet was just held in Las Vegas. Huge expectations are hanging on the ingenuity and the products and services of the big companies in the sector. So what did we see at the most recent CES 2018? Below are just five examples of the great advances that will mark a turning point in our way of seeing technology. Assistants, artificial intelligence, autonomous cars and improvements in quality are in the spotlight in a scene where the Internet of the Things was omnipresent.Read more

The 10 best blogposts of 2017

04 Jan 2018 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The year 2017 has been prolifically successful and productive. With its memory still fresh in our minds, now seems a good time to survey the best articles published during the past year. This selection includes interviews with global benchmarks in the sector, analyses of the IoT ecosystem, presentations of interesting initiatives and forecasts of the trends that will emerge in 2018.Read more

The Future of Connected Vehicles and the IoT

27 Dec 2017 Published by Edward Kulperger

Connected vehicles are increasingly becoming a reality, and in fact, you may have even had the chance to drive one. A study carried out by PwC entitled The Bright Future of Connected Cars suggests that worldwide sales of connected vehicles will almost quadruple between 2015 and 2020, generating more than 110 billion euros (149 billion dollars) in revenue in the passenger segment alone.Read more

Infographic: IoT Trends for 2018

21 Dec 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

IoT Trends for 2018, connectivity in the limelight

20 Dec 2017 Published by Vicente Muñoz Boza

In 2017, we have seen the rise of technologies associated with Big Data, the popularization of VR and the emergence of autonomous cars. But much still remains to be seen. The general outlook seems to be taking shape around certain applications and more specific technological solutions such as eSIM, the IoT based on Blockchain and Edge Solutions. These are the trends that will drive the direction of the development of connectivity in 2018.Read more