The Internet of Clean Air

10 Nov 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The problem of polluted air is becoming a key concern as big cities have serious problems controlling their emissions and thus jeopardize the health of millions of citizens at a time. As usual, the IoT is recruited as a means to solve – or at least improve – the problem. Read more

The IoT is a holistic and data centric improvement over M2M

08 Nov 2016 Published by Jan Höller

We asked IoT expert, Jan Höller, Researcher at Ericsson and co-author of the book “From Machine-to-Machine to the Internet of Things: Introduction to a New Age of Intelligence”, to give us a comprehensive review on how M2M solutions are being adapted to an IoT world. His views of how M2M and IoT solutions combine sustainably and profitably provide insight based on his vast research on the topic.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

IoTSWC. Barcelona, the world capital of IoT solutions

28 Oct 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

During the last three days the Spanish seaside city has held the IoT Solutions World Congress 2016, an event that gathers the key players of the IoT industry - including, of course, Telefónica.Read more

Smart City Services: Smart Waste Management

25 Oct 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Smart Waste Management applies IoT improvements to both ends of Wast Management: Containers become connected and inform efficiently on fill level; they are only collected when necessary.Read more

Remote SIM Provisioning challenges: preparing for the massive connectivity burst

20 Oct 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Remote provisioning is the ability to remotely change the SIM profile on a deployed eSIM without needing to gain physical access to the device that contains the eSIM. There are currently two SIM provisioning specifications. In both cases, GSMA SIM Specifications simplify the logistic process for the distribution of devicesRead more

Sigfox, digitisation technology for the physical world

18 Oct 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

After the initial disruptive burst, the IoT industry is looking for the best way to land the promise of technological revolution. The best ideas will help the IoT churn forward towards its full potential over the course of the next two or three decades.

Mobile networks have a design limitation which is difficult to overcome: they are designed for human use and their evolution is based on communication streams that grow in volume over time. Initial protocols were designed for voice communications. Further improvements of communication protocols focused on messaging first and...Read more

IoT for Beginners (The Internet of latecomers)

11 Oct 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Adopting IoT solutions is no exception to the cautious approach that many corporations follow when planning to go digital. There are still many companies that are opening up to the Internet of Things for the first time. This post goes over some issues that cannot be overseen in this transformational leap. Read more

GSMA IoT Security Guidelines and Self-Assessment. How to prevent becoming the next IoT hacking story

07 Oct 2016 Published by José Rodríguez Pérez

Telefónica’s IoT team – with the contribution of ElevenPaths – is participating in the Connected Living programme hosted by the GSMA in order to extend and strengthen IoT security strategy. As a result, four IoT Security Guidelines have been developed to help all the players in the IoT ecosystem to deliver properly secured IoT solutions.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