Capt. Barbenoir, the Agency realizes you are a Navy veteran and a double amputee, and as such we readily agreed that a lower workstation is a Reasonable Accomodation under Secton 508 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973. However, we feel that the use of a parrot as a Companion Animal, and the need for the consumption of alcohol on the job, which consumption is normally proscribed by law on Federal Government property, is well beyond the spirit of Section 508, and that much documentation about these needs must be provided by a competent medical authority. In addition, Physical Security wants to know how in God's Name you managed to get that cutlass past the X-ray and magnetometer screening at the building entrance!
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.