I was having this conversation with Caleb Kraft, author of the article on the tiny development board, about the fact that there is a trend in these super low cost single board computers, but isn't it a drawback that everything is an add-on? Aren't there cases where one would rather just have a tablet with everything, including the display, integrated?
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.