I think AMD pulled out first to confuse intel of the direction AMD is heading or wants to go (Rory Read is a smart guy). clearly AMD is at an disadvantage against big Intel and its underhand tactics.. By Doing this, AMD has become a moving target for intel and its monopoly/money/customer links advantage. little stuff like this matter allot when you are up against intel (intel has been known/caught to play shady).
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.