Academic research was used to being out of touch of industrial/ commercial and yet, leading the technology over 5 years. The gap has been reduced since 2000. The funding by Intel to academic research is a good move to Intel and will potentially attract young talent people to join the field. I wonder how Intel can draw the collaboration of the institutes and people from all around the world to enhance the research and to improve the time to market of the commercial goods.
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.