Microsoft opens up to embedded News & Analysis 2/13/2001 Post a comment
The potential riches of the Internet appliance market are prompting players from all sectors of the industry to be more liberal with closely guarded architectural plans in the interest of gaining market share.
Microsoft revs embedded effort, previews CE successor News & Analysis 2/8/2001 Post a comment Microsoft Corp. executives provided a glimpse of the company's carefully crafted plan for the embedded space this week and hammered home the idea that the software giant will bet heavily on the needs of "smart devices" in its future product line.
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.