@kinnar - Good question, I was wondering that too. I would have thought that Smartcard business would still be strong, but the US market has always lagged in this technology. It would be interesting to see what the global market signs are for the Smartcard. Maybe we are starting to see some impact from the apps available on the smart phone? I know there are apps that will allow you to access your bank accounts, pay bills, buy products, etc.
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.