Solar startup aims as shakeout looms News & Analysis 8/17/2009 4 comments An executive setting up a North American sales and marketing arm for 30 of China's solar panel makers says he has landed big deals despite projections of a market shakeout.
DoE gets 400+ proposals for smart grid grants News & Analysis 8/14/2009 Post a comment The U.S. Department of Energy has received more than 400 proposals for economic stimulus grants to deploy smart electric grid systems including a $200 million bid from Duke Energy which partnered with smart meter maker Echelon Corp.
Chip gear sales propel Applied above expectations News & Analysis 8/11/2009 Post a comment Applied Materials exceeded analyst expectations for sales and earnings for the quarter ended July 26, as a sequential increase in semiconductor equipment revenue offset declines in sales of gear used in the production of solar panels and displays.
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.