I agree about getting away from "it all" can be a great feeling. I remember a few years back, this really stupid ad showed a man in a canoe on a beautiful mountain lake, talking on a cell phone, and it was presented as a "good thing". Where I choose to camp the cell phone has a message at turn-on of "no service", meaning that I will not be disturbed that day. Of course, I don't camp in Yellowstone park, too many bears there.
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.