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

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