Keep us posted Peter! One comparison to look at would be the acquisition of Teridian by Maxim for $315M more than two years ago. I seriously doubt if the numbers are anywhere that for Energy Micro.
It may be that Energy Micro was looking to do another VC round and in the looking unearthed the possibility of getting bought out, which no doubt the VCs looked hard at...but one wonders how big a flip it was for the VCs, for Geir, Oyvind and the team?
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.