Readers' top ten stories of 2008 Blog 12/18/2008 Post a comment Here are the top ten online stories for the year so far as ranked by EE Times Europe readers, up to and including Thursday, Dec. 18. The ranking is based on the number of reader "views" or "hits" on a particular article.
Around the Net in RFID Blog 12/3/2008 Post a comment Consumer-facing RFID applications have started to become more obvious. I think manufacturers like Estee Lauder and Ford are less fearful of privacy stigmas behind the technology and more interested in what it can achieve.
What are the engineering and design challenges in creating successful IoT devices? These devices are usually small, resource-constrained electronics designed to sense, collect, send, and/or interpret data. Some of the devices need to be smart enough to act upon data in real time, 24/7. Are the design challenges the same as with embedded systems, but with a little developer- and IT-skills added in? What do engineers need to know? Rick Merritt talks with two experts about the tools and best options for designing IoT devices in 2016. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.