I like this move...instead of going down with Moore's law in CMOS which is very costly it is better for a company like Xfab to go lateral and acquire MEMs business...however, I wonder what is the stage of standardization in the MEMs space, last time I looked everyone had a different process, the MEMs manufacturing eco-system needs to become more vanilla like CMOS in the 70-ies
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.