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Telefonica, Yamaha team up for connected bike adventure

Friday 22 April 2016 | 10:23 CET | News
Telefonica and Yamaha have announced the launch of Globalrider, described as the first solo round-the-world trip on a connected motorbike. Pilot Hugo Scagnetti will set out on the trip on 27 May, riding a Yamaha XT1200Z Super Tenere bike equipped with the latest Telefonica IoT and M2M technologies monitoring him throughout the 37,000 km journey. The aim is to shoot a documentary for the Movistar+ pay-TV platform and raise funds for stem cell research, with internet users able to follow him in real time via a dedicated website. After suffering severe injuries in both legs as a result of

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Companies: Movistar / Telefonica
Countries: Spain / World
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