It's about time that standard plug and play interfaces are available for medical devices. Standardization of these interfaces and the availability of full-stack solutions will make it simpler and less costly to add the interfaces and ultimately drive down costs for the devices while improving their interoperability. A win-win for everyone.
Providing The plug-and-play communications is a definite advantage . Apart from reducing the design overhead for each application engineer to implement the protocol stack , it also removes the probability of bugs getting introduced in the communication software.
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.