Here's another "tempting taster "of an image from one of my Gadget Smackdown talks (which, as you may recall, are to be held at EE Live! 2014 ... may the radience of Karen Field's smile once again lighten my life):
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. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.