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Tracking One-Time Shipments is Worth It!

07.07.2020

Where are my goods or machines and what condition are they in? For many companies this is information worth its weight in gold. With the Low Cost Tracker it is worth it even for one-time shipments.

Kick-start Your IoT – with the Right Strategy

01.07.2020

More and more companies aim to harness the benefits of the Internet of Things, but getting started often founders on the complexity and lack of a strategy. That’s why Telekom is making the IoT easier for enterprises.

How the Internet of Things eases the burden of nursing

22.06.2020

Draw blood, change sheets, administer IV drip: The daily routine of nurses is demanding. Documenting the work steps takes up additional time. In the future, with IoT, this will happen at the push of a button.

Why IoT projects need certified hardware

15.06.2020

When companies don’t use certified hardware for their IoT solutions, it can have serious consequences. Learn why certification is important and which benefits it provides.

Restarting the supply chain with IoT

03.06.2020

Transparency is crucial when getting a supply chain going again after a production stop. Fortunately, networked trackers and the Internet of Things can help.

Smart lighting system: Monitoring customers‘ access

25.05.2020

As part of the coronavirus pandemic regulations, retailers must limit the number of customers in their stores. A smart access control management with digital lightings at the entrance indicates whether the maximum number of people in the store has been reached and sounds an alarm in case of unauthorized access.

Debunking 5 common IoT myths

12.05.2020

IoT is only good for connecting coffee machines or refrigerators to the Internet and it makes devices vulnerable to cyber-attacks – these are just two of several widespread misconceptions about the Internet of Things.

Making Europe’s cities sustainable with IoT

04.05.2020

How the Internet of Things (IoT) is making European towns and metropolises into smart cities. Europe’s metropolises are global leaders when it comes to using IoT and smart city technologies to improve sustainability.

Room to improve: Digitalization of logistics

27.04.2020

Many logistics firms are already using digital solutions such as the Internet of Things. But when it comes to things like blockchain or AI, there is still room for improvement. So what exactly are the real advantages of smart supply chains?

Making buildings smart with IoT

20.04.2020

With wireless sensors that measure the temperature, humidity, brightness and CO2 content of indoor air, the Internet of Things provides more security, comfort and transparency in schools, hospitals and large offices.

Boosting industrial productivity via remote maintenance

01.04.2020

Petko GmbH, a German manufacturer of compressed air systems, uses the Internet of Things to provide remote servicing and predictive maintenance. The digitalization has advantages for both the company and its customers.

Smart metering helps save electricity

26.03.2020

Smart meters measure electricity, gas or water consumption by the second and help to reduce costs. These intelligent electricity meters may still be expensive but according to a study, the global market is growing rapidly.

Precise positioning

18.03.2020

Drones delivering packages, autonomous vehicles and networked construction machinery – they all need exact coordinates to move safely. Precise Positioning makes it now possible.

Smart waste: Cleaning up a city’s image

09.03.2020

Every hour up to 320,000 throwaway coffee cups end up in the trash in Germany. Many of these are put into public waste bins, which eventually overflow. The Internet of Things (IoT), however, can help improve the organization of waste disposal.

nuSIM – the integrated SIM for the Internet of Things

02.03.2020

The integrated SIM card (embedded SIM, or eSIM for short) is a tiny chip that is soldered directly onto the circuit board of a smartphone or a communication unit in the car, making hardware components unnecessary.

5G start-ups: Working in a virtual 3D world

19.02.2020

Thanks to 5G and edge computing, technologies such as Augmented Reality are becoming a part of our everyday lives. Part 5 of our practice series about forward-looking solutions from tech start-ups.

The future of retail: IoT as a bridge to e-commerce

13.02.2020

The retail sector is struggling to cope with digitalization. But the Internet of Things offers huge potential – for example, via digital price tags and IoT devices that start processes at the touch of a button.

The 5 biggest misconceptions about NB-IoT

06.02.2020

NarrowBand IoT (NB-IoT) offers completely new possibilities for networking devices and machines in the Internet of Things. However, some misconceptions about the new mobile standard persist.

SAP and Deutsche Telekom get Logistics 4.0 moving

22.01.2020

The Internet of Things offers huge opportunities to logistics companies – provided they know how to make the most of the flood of data. An integrated solution from SAP and Deutsche Telekom can help.

Artificial intelligence: The future of logistics

13.01.2020

Artificial intelligence will fundamentally change industry in the future. Michael ten Hompel, head of the Fraunhofer Institute, explains why logistics leads the field.

A crystal-clear view of the supply chain

06.01.2020

Hirsch Glas GmbH colors up to 200,000 pieces of glass each day. But if these are not delivered on time and in perfect condition, the production line comes to a standstill. Discover how Hirsch Glas is tackling this challenge with the Internet of Things (IoT).

Driving home for Christmas – completely relaxed and without any traffic jams

19.12.2019

On a road trip, passengers are able to travel relaxed due to the WLAN hotspot and smart car applications. More and more cars are offering fast Internet and entertainment services thanks to integrated or retrofittable hotspots.

Smart help for insurance claim settlements

12.12.2019

Drying equipment and dehumidifiers can significantly limit the impact of water damage on buildings. The Internet of Things helps to precisely measure the energy consumption of these appliances for claim settlements.

Smart factory? Not without a digital twin

05.12.2019

Digital twins for machines and production equipment are an important part of the Industrial Internet of Things, or Industry 4.0 for short. Digital Twins use IoT data to optimize both production and products.

Predictive maintenance for high-speed doors with IoT

28.11.2019

Icing, warehouse congestion and late deliveries: When a high-speed door is defective, every second counts. But thanks to smart IoT technology, Hörmann uses SmartControl to repair and monitor its industrial doors remotely.

AVANT facility management: Direct routing, lower costs

21.11.2019

50 vehicles, 350 employees and 500 objects: The AVANT Gebäudedienst GmbH team is on the road every day. Recently, an IoT-based solution took over fleet management. The result of the digitalization is clear.

Study: Digitization helps fight driver shortages

15.11.2019

The shortage of drivers in the logistics sector has a major impact on operative business. A study by the German logistics association and T-Systems shows how digitalizing logistics can help in the fight against driver shortages.

Supply Chain 4.0: Shared data leads to success

08.11.2019

The Internet of Things is revolutionizing transport and intralogistics. In the BVL.digital podcast, Rami Avidan, head of IoT at Deutsche Telekom, explains what really matters when it comes to the Supply Chain 4.0.

Calling for collection: Smart data protection bins

31.10.2019

Logistics service provider Rhenus and Telekom have developed a smart IoT level measurement system to enable them to collect their data tons at the optimum time. The task: to store confidential paper documents securely.

Logistics like clockwork

23.10.2019

To stay competitive, automotive suppliers rely on digital solutions. How the supply chain can be optimized with intelligent solutions is demonstrated by the journey of an automatic transmission from production to the customer.

PAC study on IoT: Hard facts over hype

16.10.2019

IoT is establishing itself among Germany’s small and medium-sized businesses. However, companies are no longer limited to monitoring and controlling machines and processes. It enable much more exciting applications.

Digital retail: Discounts at the touch of a button

09.10.2019

While online retail is booming, bricks-and-mortar retail is stagnating. Karstadt is therefore attaching digital price tags to garments in its department store in Düsseldorf – thus linking online and offline shopping.

Taxi! Calling a cab at the touch of a button

02.10.2019

Order a taxi by phone or app? It's even easier: Just press the button the "taxiklingel" and the driver is on his way. The IoT solution helps save passengers, service staff and taxi centres a lot of time.

The right mobile communications for every IoT idea

25.09.2019

These examples of use cases, divided into four scenarios, show that with 4G, 5G, LTE-M and NB-IoT, four future-proof mobile communication technologies exist that enable a large number of use cases in the Internet of Things.

5G start-ups: Experiencing 3D worlds

18.09.2019

5G and edge computing offer a high degree of innovation potential and completely new development opportunities for tech start-ups. We present future-orientated solutions. Part 4 of our practice series.

Track me if you can: The digital link to the new car

11.09.2019

When new cars are delivered to dealers, carmakers often lack important information about the location and condition of the vehicles. Now a digital monitoring solution creates transparency.

5G start-ups: Training in an AR environment

04.09.2019

The topics of 5G and edge computing are gaining momentum. We present start-ups that are developing innovative solutions – from applications for the automotive industry to products for VR gaming. Part 3 of our practice series.

Globus: Building the DIY store of the future

29.08.2019

Digital price tags, in-store video displays managed centrally and eye-tracking glasses: Globus is one of the most digitalized retailers in Germany. The reason for its success is a highly professional technical infrastructure.

5G start-ups: AR gaming to go

21.08.2019

AR/VR to future mobility: In our new series, we present 5G start-ups and their creative solutions for 5G and edge computing applications.

Rami Avidan: „Partners are key to success“

16.08.2019

Strategy, partnerships, security: Rami Avidan, Head of IoT at Deutsche Telekom subsidiary T-Systems, talks about success factors in the IoT business in a podcast interview for the latest edition of IoT Now magazine.

More Transparency with Digital Freight Papers

09.08.2019

The logistics industry seeks to completely digitize but still labels their transport boxes with paper labels. The e-label now makes this process more efficient and transparent.

5G Start-ups: Event Planning in Real Time

02.08.2019

AR and VR, entertainment and gaming, future mobility and robotics – just as numerous as the possible uses of 5G applications, is the need on the customer side. We show innovative solutions of promising start-ups.

PAC IoT study: Evolution in the SME sector

26.07.2019

IoT is establishing itself among Germany’s small and medium-sized businesses. However, companies are no longer limited to monitoring and controlling machines and processes. It enable much more exciting applications.

Smart guardians of food quality

17.07.2019

Companies in the food industry such as restaurants are bound by the EU regulation on food hygiene. That sounds like a lot of effort and bureaucracy – but IoT turns it into a fully digital process that ensures the quality of food and beverages.

A smart campus network in Swabia

08.07.2019

Self-driving transport robots, remote maintenance and automatic status reports: The factory of the future functions autonomously and is networked. Why OSRAM is already working in such a forward-thinking way in Schwabmünchen.

Starting signal for the network of the future

27.06.2019

5G is key for enabling innovative technology. Why network operators like Deutsche Telekom have bought the new frequencies at auction for many billions of euros. And what this means for the digitalization of industry.

Smart deliveries straight to your trunk

19.06.2019

Nowadays, orders are often supposed to reach their destination on the same day. With In-Car-Delivery, the detour via a central pick-up warehouse can be avoided and delivery can be accelerated.

Being in the know: Why it pays to share data

03.06.2019

Businesses, public service providers and citizens – everyone profits from an open marketplace allowing companies and municipalities to share their data.

One-touch business processes

27.05.2019

The IoT Service Button allows workers on the assembly line at BMW’s factory in Leipzig to easily order new supplies. The foundation for this Industry 4.0 technology is the wireless standard Narrowband-IoT.

Rami Avidan: "It’s about the strategy"

13.05.2019

As a true digital native, Rami Avidan, the new head of IoT at T-Systems, knows the challenges companies face with their IoT projects. In an interview with IoT-Now, he explains what the Internet of Things is all about.

PAC study: IoT takes hold in the SME sector

03.05.2019

Internet of Things has arrived in the German middle class and is constantly evolving. A new study commissioned by Deutsche Telekom shows cases of use, success factors and action recommendations.

We are taking IoT to the next level!

10.04.2019

Since April 1, Rami Avidan has been responsible for the IoT business at Deutsche Telekom. He celebrated his debut directly at the Hannover Messe and got to know the great team. Now he talks about his impressions.

Always on the right track

25.03.2019

The transport and logistics industry drives far ahead of other industries and large parts of production when it comes to digitization. The Internet of Things offers companies many opportunities to digitize and improve their machines, goods or processes. This way, they can win new customers and open up new markets.

Boosting growth with IoT

21.03.2019

According to a study by Ernst & Young, the digital economy offers telecommunications companies plenty of opportunities for growth. Requirement: They develop new business models around IoT and M2M communication.

Virtually plan and test IoT projects

13.03.2019

With the new online service, the IoT Solution Optimizer, companies can put their planned IoT solutions through their paces digitally well before they even set up real tests or budget their costs.

MWC19: Smart ideas from Barcelona

04.03.2019

At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Deutsche Telekom presented innovative solutions and visions for the Internet of Things: Smart City, Smart Factory, Smart Gaming.

Now available: The new Mobile IoT Guide 2019

26.02.2019

For mobile data transmission, Deutsche Telekom is now establishing the new LTE-M radio standard in its mobile communications network in addition to NarrowBand IoT (NB-IoT). The new Mobile IoT Guide 2019 presents both technologies.

EuroCIS: Telekom presents the networked store

19.02.2019

At the EuroCIS trade fair, Deutsche Telekom will not only be showing the branch networked with sensors, but also how the retail sector can automatically document its supply and value chain with blockchain. (Hall 9, Booth D58)

How industry today is benefitting from the Internet of Things

08.02.2019

Monitoring machines and increasing their lifespan, optimizing processes ultimately developing new business models using big data, machine learning or artificial intelligence: IoT offers companies many opportunities.

Smart trackers in the international transport sector

05.02.2019

Every year the volume of cocaine smuggled in containers increases by 20 Percent. An intelligent tracker on the inside of containers sends a warning when unauthorized persons open the doors. Telekom's sensor network plays a major role here. 

Where is it, then?

23.01.2019

We've got used to lost suitcases, but untraceable freight cars? Unfortunately, it happens again and again that wagons get lost. Thanks to a simple solution on the Internet of Things, rail vehicles will no longer be lost in the future.

Live test: NB-IoT proves indoor effectiveness

18.01.2019

The wireless standard NarrowBand IoT (NB-IoT) makes smart metering more efficient. And now a large measurement test has shown that the transmission technology for building is more effective than all previous solutions.

The Internet of Transported Things

14.01.2019

Real-time data from mobile goods is hard to come by. The Internet of Things (IoT) provides a solution: with digital, networked asset tracking solutions and new technologies.

Safety first: Connected cars need a digital protective shield

07.01.2019

In a central coordination center, a specialist cyber-security team collects and examines all the security-relevant data of the "connected car" ecosystem around the clock.

hubraum LTE-M Prototyping Summit

06.12.2018

18 LTE-M solution partners passed the finishing line in Vienna: In the perfect pre-Christmas scenery of Vienna, T-Mobile Austria hosted the Summit of the hubraum LTE-M Prototyping program which attracted more than 150 participants. During the event, 18 solution partners who have successfully completed the program had the opportunity to present their LTE-M prototypes & use cases to the audience.

AI disrupts the business world

27.11.2018

“Eighty percent of all corporate processes can be automated today,” says AI expert Chris Boos. How artificial intelligence is solving the business world’s problems by disrupting it.

LTE-M Prototyping summit in Vienna

23.11.2018

On November 22, Deutsche Telekom has presented the finalists of the hubraum LTE-M Prototyping program at the Summit in the T-Center in Vienna, Austria. The event was very much the culmination point of the efforts made by the 18 solution partners and their mentors over the last months.

The LTE-M Prototyping Program

18.10.2018

LTE-M: A story about bicycle thieves, supermarket cherries and kid’s smart watches

Putting the patient in focus

04.10.2018

What does the future of medicine look like? How can we better connect patients, doctors and caregivers? And what infrastructure will they need to achieve this? Representatives from Deutsche Telekom discussed these topics and much more with partners, business leaders and healthcare experts including Eckart von Hirschhausen.

Data is where the action will be in the future

27.09.2018

More and more companies are discovering that data can fuel completely new business models. Boris Otto, director of the Fraunhofer Institute for Software and Systems Engineering (ISST) and head of its research project Industrial Data Space (IDS), explains why all this data also requires a marketplace.

China's path to digital dominance

20.09.2018

China is taking the Internet of Things very seriously: Digitalization is starting to impact all aspects of life in the Asian superpower since the government began to promote and fund public IoT projects. The new strategy "Made in China 2025" aims to make the country's IT sector a global player.

Surging demand for IoT security solutions

20.09.2018

The market for IoT security solutions is growing fast. As machines, facilities and smart devices become increasingly linked, additional security measures are required, according to the IT consultancy Gartner.

How the IoT is revolutionizing logistics

04.09.2018

Boosting productivity, reducing risk and better integrating customers into business processes: The Internet of Things (IoT) is radically changing the storage and transport of goods.

Creating a sensor network with smartphones

27.08.2018

Modern smartphones, often containing more than two dozen sensors, have turned into mobile measuring stations. Found in virtually every part of the globe, these devices have the potential to provide incredibly valuable troves of data. But there needs to be a rewards system to encourage people to provide this information – and ensure data protection remains intact.

Challenges of autonomous vehicles

14.08.2018

Autonomous vehicles are already on our roads – but are drivers really ready for self-driving cars? A look at the remaining legal and technological challenges to be overcome.

Reaching for the stars with a digital twin

03.05.2018

From flying to Mars to building a better mountain bike: Digital twins make products better and processes more efficient. Discover the advantages to giving objects a real-time digital clone.

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