Nothing beats presence at a technology conference by a representative of a global organization to make a point. I'm sure he did not fly on U.S. taxpayer's bill and received an honorarium to be there. His job is to warn us. Our response should be to pay heed. Now let's try to narrow the gap between the have and have-nots with modern global Information and Communications Technologies enabled by 'smart' semiconductors that exhibit intelligence and that are more than performance/power chip plays.
That is true! When the industry is already reducing a lot of physical travel by organizing webinars and live chat conferences and skype conference calls , these globe trotting leaders fly in private jets just to deliver the speeches prepared by their secretaries
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.