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

Augmented reality, the perfect sidekick for the IoT

22 Sep 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Augmented Reality has captured the attention of everyone thanks to the planetary phenomenon called Pokemon GO. We will consider heavy machinery manufacturer Caterpillar as a solid use case and take their bulldozers as an example of a successful AR deploymentRead more

The Internet of Shared Vehicles

20 Sep 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The shift in consumer preferences from ownership to usership enables a huge variety of innovative business models that are possible thanks to the IoT. In this post we will focus on one that is growing at an astonishing speed: car sharing.Read more

The Internet of the Best

15 Sep 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The Internet of Things Institute ( started by Penton, recently released its first selection of The Top 50 IoT Authorities. Telefónica IoT is not only selected within the 50 Top influencers, it is the shortlisted telco. Read more

The era of a connected society

13 Sep 2016 Published by Francisco José Morcillo

The twenty-first century will come to be known as the age of cities, but it will also become the century of data. Cities are the new engine of urban innovation and an ever increasing amount of projects seek to be positioned as Smart City initiatives. Read more

How to know how smart a Smart City is

07 Sep 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Technology becomes a core component of urban spaces as towns expand to become cities and citizen demands become more sophisticated. Thus, every city has a natural tendency to become a Smart City to efficiently answer these demands. How do we measure the level of evolution of a Smart City?Read more

Top Connectivity articles to stay up-to-date

31 Aug 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The IoT allows offering new and improved services based on automation and process improvement through technology. One of the core building blocks of the Internet of Things is connectivity, whether it is m2m connections or other technology. This post highlights some of the most recent pieces we have published on the matter.Read more

Globalrider 80 completes the journey around the World on a connected motorcycle

24 Aug 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Three months ago we told you about Hugo Scagnetti’s charity-driven challenge: to travel around the world on a connected motorcycle. Last week, as scheduled, he successfully concluded the feat after traveling through 13 countries while crossing Europe, Asia, and America reaching Spain again – the starting point for his adventure.Read more

The 5 need-to-read blog posts about connected vehicles and fleet management

17 Aug 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Moving goods and people has been a necessity that is as old as civilization itself. The moment people started to settle and organize socially, moving goods and people swiftly to the farthest places imaginable turned into a prime necessity for society.

The twentieth century meant the explosion of engine powered vehicles. Thus the car, the airplane, lorries, cargo ships, trains and other means of transportation went from technological breakthroughs to mainstream vehicles in only a few years. The end of the twentieth century brought the Internet and the revolution of a connected world....Read more