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On the road to the digital future

The Web has fundamentally changed the way we communicate. With the Internet of Things the way we interact with our surroundings is changing as well. The Internet helps us with current challenges such as demographic change, but it is also shaking the very foundations of society. Find out more

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“Unclear standards inhibit willingness to invest”

An interview with Professor Dr. Axel Sikora, Scientific Director of the Institute of Reliable Embedded Systems and Communication Electronics (ivESK) at the University of Applied Sciences, Offenburg, Deputy Board Member of the Hahn-Schickard Association of Applied Research, Villingen-Schwenningen, and Board member of the M2M Alliance e.V. Find out more

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Gateways build communication bridges

To enable different manufacturers’ terminal devices to communicate with each other on the Internet of Things, translators are required. Gateways perform this task, orchestrating data interchange between Internet-enabled things – be they production machines on a factory shop floor, sensors in central heating systems, or security cameras. Find out more

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IoT Day: Long Live Simplicity

On April 9 the IoT Council is holding another IoT Day. There will be events all over the world at which the community will discuss the Internet of Things and its implications for the economy, society, and culture. When the IoT Council planned the day back in 2011, entry into the world of IoT was difficult. Fortunately, the hurdles are now lower. But there is still plenty of work ahead. Find out more

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CeBIT 2016: Digitization. Simply. Make it happen.

Ready for the digital transformation: Until March 18, managers and decision makers can find out all about the most important innovations in and around the digital transformation of all industrial sectors, the Internet of Things, and security in a digitized economy and society. Find out more

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Smart City: Fitting the pieces together

Smart Cities do not take shape from one day to the next. They are formed more like mosaics. The initiatives of individual departments, for example, need to be connected in order to realize the full potential of the Internet of Things and create synergies. Which other obstacles might occur and how they can be solved is the topic of the second part of Ralf Nejedl’s blog post about the future of our cities. Find out more

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All about M2M – The Highlights of 2015: From Home Automation to Hollywood

For major telecommunications providers like Deutsche Telekom, M2M or IoT solutions are no longer just a matter of SIM cards. The focus is now on the globally connected industry of the future based on a common infrastructure. Join us on a journey through the trending topics of ‘All About M2M’ in 2015. Find out more

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Smart City solution for Amsterdam: Intelligent waste disposal with M2M

From the Royal Palace to the Rijksmuseum and the Anne Frank House, the list of tourist attractions in the Dutch capital, Amsterdam, is long. The picturesque city center with its canals and parks is best explored on foot. To ensure that the city always looks clean and neat as visitors walk around downtown Amsterdam, the municipal administration now manages its waste disposal smartly and cost-effectively with an M2M solution. Find out more

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Welcome to the Smart City

Today’s cities face tremendous challenges – from rising populations and shrinking budgets to the need to economize on the use of resources. The term Smart City is called upon increasingly in order to tackle these challenges and to support the evolution of urban environments. Ralf Nejedl, Senior Vice President B2B & ICT/Sales&Service of Deutsche Telekom Europe & Technology, explains on All about M2M what’s behind and what’s in for cities and its citizens. Find out more

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Smart Home Summit – how do we all capture value from the connected home?

The recent Smart Home Summit was certainly a hotbed of debate. Our own Jon Carter, UK head of business development, took to the stage to encourage all players to partner and embrace openness, so that every company has the opportunity to benefit from the connected home sector, gain market share and drive growth. Find out more

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Are SMBs missing out on the Internet of Things?

Small and midrange businesses (SMBs) are considered to be the backbone of the European economy. They make up nearly 99 percent of business enterprises in the European Union, employ more than two thirds of employees, and account for more than half of the EU’s gross value added. Yet they have so far played only a minor role in digitalization. Find out more

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How to find the best IoT solutions for business purposes

The Internet of Things is growing fast. Depending on who you ask, there are expected to be up to 100 billion connected devices by 2020, ranging from smartphones and tablets to manufacturing equipment and vending machines. Deutsche Telekom aims to support them with the “Business Wall of Fame” contest in order to find the best IoT solutions for their customers. Find out more