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

The IoT scores a touchdown at Super Bowl 50

03 Feb 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The Super Bowl is one of the most watched sporting events in the world. Millions of people will tune into Super Bowl 50, held in San Francisco on February 7th will decide which team takes the Lombardi trophy home and much more.Read more

16 facts you should know about the IoT in 2016

29 Jan 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

2016 will see an astonishing 39% more connected elements in the IoT compared to 2015 (we will get into detail further in this article). We decided to take a look back at 16 interesting facts related to the Internet of Things.Read more

Top Trends in the IoT in 2016

28 Jan 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

More than 500 million devices will be added to the expanding IoT during 2015, an outstanding 39% growth from 2015. This infographic show the highlighted trends from our "IoT Trends for 2016" by Vicente Muñoz Boza, Chief IoT Officer at Telefónica. Read more

The Internet of Weather

20 Jan 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Weather speculation is becoming something of the past as the IoT turns forecasting into something surgically precise.Read more

IoT Trends 2016 (V): Driving and Commuting in the IoT era

14 Jan 2016 Published by Enrique Centeno

IoT Trends 2016 (V). The IoT Transport industry is the world’s second biggest Internet of Things business area. Connected car technology is expected to be a 40.3 billion dollar market in 2016. We would like to focus on the four growth areas in the IoT Transport business that affect driving and commuting.Read more

IoT Trends 2016 (IV): Connected health to build a brighter future

07 Jan 2016 Published by Joan Cornet

IoT Trends 2016 (IV). When we talk about Healthcare in the IoT, we are talking about the best way to store and access health data that a patient generates. This information can be digitized and browsed in the same way we do with other key aspects of our lives: through our smartphones and mobile devices.Read more

IoT Trends 2016 (III): Fighting Cybercrime in the IoT

04 Jan 2016 Published by Raj Samani

IoT Trends 2016 (III). It is universally accepted that the IoT can and is having a massive impact on efficiency and becoming a game changer for the world in general, it has also been forecasted as a major threat by security experts all around the world. Although the actual number of known exploited IoT devices is lower than anticipated, there have been some numerous vulnerabilities identified that may be exploited in the future.Read more