Apple takes in all the money to be made in the tablet hardware space. Rest of the vendors gets barely break even and makes money for Google :) . Google and Amazon has destroyed all chances of anyone making from hardware. EEs should work for free designing chips and hardware and Google is waiting to collect the benefits of that using its software and cheap device strategy
As we unveil EE Times’ 2015 Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. Panelists Dan Armbrust (investment firm Silicon Catalyst), Andrew Kau (venture capital firm Walden International), and Stan Boland (successful serial entrepreneur, former CEO of Neul, Icera) join in the live debate.