Need2Buy moving e-commerce site into Asian markets News & Analysis 10/31/2000 Post a comment Online sourcing site Need2Buy Inc. has signed an agreement with distributor World Peace Industrial Co. Ltd. to develop Need2Buy-Asia, a business-to-business e-commerce marketplace targeting Asia's components industry. WPI will become the third arm of a joint venture established earlier this year between Need2Buy and Japan's Mitsubishi Electric Corp.
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.