Interview with Sandra Fernández Curias: "Beyond a technological ecosystem, the IoT is an enabler of the digital transformation of businesses"

07 Jun 2017 Published by Sandra Fernández Curias

What are the latest trends in the development of the IoT ecosystem? The technologies associated with the creation of platforms in the Internet of Things are a growing field. They hold the keys to the future of connected objects and their ecosystem. To learn more about the importance of the availability, scalability and security of these platforms, we spoke with Sandra Fernández Curias, Strategy Manager and expert in new IOT-based business at Telefónica....Read more

5 key benefits of smart building automation

31 May 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

In the modern world, which is full of connected objects and smart accessories, buildings are destined to share the same fate: smart buildings are already here. Smart buildings have arrived to provide solutions, improve efficiency and reduce consumption in our society thanks to the new technologies and hand-in-hand with the growing advantages of the Internet of Things.Read more

Infographic: Cloud Computing and IoT

24 May 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The role of IoT in the future of mobility

10 May 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The modern world is a living world full of movement: people, products, information... This world is on the move, and the Internet of Things is moving with it. The solutions offered by the IoT allow us to envisage a more efficient future in many respects. We need to keep moving forward whether by land, sea or air. Mobility is an essential part of our lives. This is how the IoT gives a glimpse of what is to come in an interconnected world.Read more

Nikola Tesla’s dream comes true: The IoT in a world where energy is transmitted wirelessly

04 May 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

In the late 19th century, none other than Nikola Tesla, to whom we are indebted for modern systems that use electrical energy via alternating current, dreamt about a wireless, free energy source. Even though two centuries had to elapse before this need became palpable, Tesla’s vision has been shared by thousands of engineers throughout human history. Now, we are finally on the verge of his dream coming true, a reality which could herald a revolution for another major technological advance of our time: the Internet of Things.Read more

Chuck Martin: “The industry can anticipate consumers’ needs even before they feel that need. This is the future that awaits us on the Internet of Things”

27 Apr 2017 Published by Chuck Martin

The Internet of Things has become a fixture of our daily lives. Currently, we are equipped with a set of technologies and uses, an ecosystem, that is alive and in full development. Its appearance had been predicted by some experts, like Chuck Martin, best-selling writer, former Vice President at IBM and former director of the MediaPost Media Research Communications Center. Back in 1998, Martin predicted the arrival of laptops capable of connecting with each other in his book “...Read more

Francisco Javier Zorzano: "The IoT allows for a kind of interaction that is a great learning mechanism"

24 Apr 2017 Published by Francisco Javier Zorzano Mier

Today's education enjoys a number of advantages that teachers could only dream about a few years ago. These benefits are due to technology, including the Internet of Things, for example. As a result, learning is more efficient and comprehensive, leading to a substantial improvement in education. We contacted Francisco Javier Zorzano Mier, a Product Manager at Telefónica IoT and an expert in the democratization, development and application of the IoT in all kinds of projects.Read more

Infographic: m2m vs IoT in figures

18 Apr 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

5 Amazing Things made real by IoT technology, spring edition

06 Apr 2017 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Spring has arrived. The fine weather invites you to head outside, leave the quiet indoor life behind and enjoy the great outdoors. And why not take your gadgets along with you.? Thanks to the wonders of connectivity, something possible only in the era of the Internet of Things, you can enjoy all kinds of advantages in springtime activities. Of course, we're talking about some of the most surprising gadgets and wearables for this time of year.Read more