Quantum computing in the future of the IoT

09 Aug 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Connected devices, the people who use them, and the places that harbour them are growing at extraordinary rates. In order to maintain this current growth rate, we must look to the future. The scalability of our current digital architecture is not enough. Needs far surpass possibilities. The world needs more computation, more calculating power. This is the foundation needed to be able to work with the incredible number of connections and the massive agglomeration of data that the IoT is facing. Fortunately, we have already found the solution and are starting to...Read more

5 Amazing Things made reality by IoT technology. Summer 2017 Edition

03 Aug 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

We really start to feel the heat as we reach the height of summer. And as the temperature rises, we can enjoy the longer days and spend more time resting. Objects connected to the Internet of Things can help us to enjoy this time. Here are some of the weird and wonderful gadgets we have found to make the most of the summer.Read more

R. Ray Wang: "Digital disruption is about transforming business models"

28 Jul 2017 Published by R "Ray" Wang

Digital transformation determines the way we connect a company, the business concept, with its target audience in these modern times. And the Internet of Things plays a crucial role in providing the specific environment in which digital transformation takes place. We got in touch with R. Ray Wang, Founder and President of Constellation Research. As the author of "Disrupting Digital Business," Wang provides...Read more

Infographic: Connected cars by 5G

20 Jul 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

5 IoT solutions against robbery

12 Jul 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Our most precious assets are the ones we guard the most zealously. Thieves can be found in the least expected places, and it is wise to take special care to protect our belongings, our businesses, our vehicles... Luckily, the IoT is here to help us protect our things.Read more

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

In order to lay the...Read more