This is an excellent overview of the methods that can be used to improve power characteristics. Going forward this will be a more and more important aspect of design and will need to be tightly integrated with capacity and timing constraints in the design software. Just don't make me deal with another set of design constraints, PLEASE. Isn't it about time to find another way to meet design objectives? Any ides out 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. 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.