I wonder just how much time is spent in standby, for example in your smart phone? Even though it is not being actively used it is still "connected" and the wireless is running at some rate with the needed processor overhead. It sounds like a neat idea but I am wondering just how much it will save in real world mobile applications...
For Low Power RAM needs, FRAM instead used widely with a better performance for embedded systems, it can retain data with No Power Supply, No Refresh, No Clock is needed.
It is RAM and non-volatile. Toshiba's next aim for SRAM must be a new non volatile structured SRAM.
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.