Arista packs 96 100G ports on switch Product How-To 4/30/2013 1 comment Arista Networks tapped Broadcom chips to create a 96-port 100G switch while HP claimed a lead in software-defined networks in the run up to next week’s Interop.
NXP joins car-to-car comms consortium Design How-To 4/4/2013 Post a comment NXP and Cohda Wireless have signed up to a car-to-car communications consortium formed by 12 automobile makers. The two companies have also launched the RoadLink brand to cover car-to-X modules designed using their technologies.
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.