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

5 Amazing Things made reality by IoT technology. Summer 2016 Edition

11 Aug 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

When summer arrives (in the Northern Hemisphere), it is truly a time of the year many look forward to. Many people have a few days off from work to relax and unwind away from home, their daily routines and head for their holiday destination. Here is a summer instalment of our Amazing Things series to help you get geared for summer.Read more

10 Blog Posts you should read about Smart Cities

09 Aug 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

Every year we use this month to look back at some of the most interesting contents we have published about a certain topic and compile an ‘all-you-need-to-know’ post. Undoubtedly Smart Cities is one of the most perceptible IoT category in terms of end user benefits. This piece compiles recent material, to either give you the opportunity to reread interesting contents or discover relevant information regarding this enveloping IoT category that affects most of us in our day to day lives.

In the past few months we have written quite a few relevant posts about Smart Cities. Our...Read more

World Day of the World Wide Web

01 Aug 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The World Day of the World Wide Web is on August 1st. Here are 4 facts that link the World Wide Web to the IoTRead more

Smart Fountains. The Internet of Fountains is sprinkled all around Seville

28 Jul 2016 Published by Telefónica IoT Team

The Andalusian city of Seville – in the South of Spain – has recently completed the initial stage of a project called Smart Fountains setting up a pioneering water management system for its ornamental fountains that is a clear example to follow for other cities with similar needs to control their water resources efficiently through the use of technology.Read more