Forever the optimist, Mr. Penn. Semiconductors are becoming increasingly a commodity and prices are going down faster than demand is going up. A good forecast should take into account the expected economic situation. There was no dramatic growth forecast for the economy last year and this year is not likely to be much different - a long slow haul.
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.