Darpa continues to lead the technical direction of America. From the MOSIS program to this robotic challenge, they demonstrate how tapping and extending the discovery wider to everyone can drive innovation. Few grants to a few school might have included some of the programs noted in this list.
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.