Check out this technical view of the V8 codec at http://x264dev.multimedia.cx/?p=377 This well written report suggests that V8 is not going to solve the problems, both technical and financial, Google suggests.
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.