Why not just skip all of the pseudo-binary-based proposals and go straight binary? A simple example: a system of volumetric units. One tablespoon x2= 1 ounce x2 = 1 dounce x2= 1 tounce x2 = 1 hup x2= 1 cup x2= 1 pint x2= 1 quart x2= 1 hallon x2= 1 gallon etc. The English system finally gets its revenge over metrification!
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.