They'll change their minds when they see how 3D-ICs can simplify their designs. DRAM is much smaller when it's not embedded; it also has less leakage. Without embedded DRAM, the logic can be tighter & faster. It's a win-win for any SOC designer who's willing to think outside the plane.
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.