Well, I know these are supposed to be fictious items, but it just dawned on me that a can of Marvel Mystery Oil would fit right in. Every time I changed the oil in my old Aerostar van I added a few ounces of the stuff. I gave the van away four years ago with 400,000 miles on the original engine...and it's still running today.
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.