There are no American teams because it's the EMEA edition.
At the Worldwide Finals in Harbin, China, on 21-24 August, 2013, the best teams from EMEA, North America, Mexico, Brazil, China, Japan, Malaysia, India, South Korea will compete.
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. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.