How to protect Smart City Cultural Heritage

23 Mar 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

What do the Arc de Triomphe, the Coliseum and the Brandenburg Gate have in common? They are all iconic landmarks that have defined the landscapes of their cities for hundreds of years and their artistic and cultural worth is invaluable. How do we combine the protection these city assets need with the features of a Smart City?Read more

The Internet of Learning

16 Mar 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Imagine a future where students have access to the best educational resources in the world from their classrooms or even from their homes, instructed by the best educators no matter where they are. It is not difficult to imagine because that is already happening.Read more

Smart Buildings are top of the IoT rock

10 Mar 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Smart Buildings solutions are set to overcome the half billion milestone in 2016, according to Gartner’s forecast, and we want to analyze the reasons that is driving this sustained double digit growth year in, year out.Read more

IoT Location: a multisensor indoor solution

08 Mar 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Indoor location services like Multisense Indoor Location –presented at the Mobile World Congress by Telefónica and Situm Technologies – rely on using every sensor available on users’ mobile phones. Here is how it works.Read more

Smart Parking, IoT valet parking for Smart Cities

01 Mar 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Parking is one of the most repetitive and time consuming activities we carry out in life. We spend on average up to 106 days in our life, finding parking spaces. Technology wears the red jacket to save our day again.

There are basically two trends in parking systems and a widespread standard is yet to be established:

  • Sensor-powered parking systems
  • Data-driven reservation systems

Let’s see an overview of both as well as pros and cons that decision makers need to evaluate when choosing between both systems

Sensor-powered systems take the burden away...Read more

SEUR OneClick. Simple and Fast IoT powered Deliveries

29 Feb 2016 Published by Roberto Pérez

Meet SEUR – the leading Spanish Urgent Shipping and Delivery Company, It is a natural step to include technology in our business processes. We do not solely transport packages, we transport data. Therefore adding technology and pursuing constant improvement is a competitive advantage for this industry that leads to business excellence. Even though it is not always visible for our clients, they still benefit from the optimal use of the information available.Read more

Telefónica chooses it all at the 2016 Mobile World Congress

25 Feb 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The Mobile World Congress is usually the event that sets the tone for what is going to happen in the connectivity market over the following year. Read more

The Gears of Digital Transformation for Smart Cities

16 Feb 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Smart City growth is built upon four pillars that are known as SMAC, an acronym for Social + Mobile + Analytics + Cloud.Read more

A safe and reliable Internet of Things

11 Feb 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Under the hood of the inclusive term ‘The Internet of Things’ is a collection of connectivity solutions that rely on different technologies. Traditionally the IoT ecosystem has failed to adequately address potential vulnerabilities involved in connecting everything everywhere.Read more

Bluetooth for the IoT, much more than handsfree technology

09 Feb 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

While LPWA reaches the market, some connectivity technologies that had stopped being used, were seriously declining in popularity, or were doomed to disappear are receiving a blow of fresh air and a second life by repurposing their original use. 2G or Bluetooth are two excellent examples of repurposed technologies. Today we will talk about the latter.Read more