Just speaking for myself, this comic lent itself to all kinds of interesting things that I have seen over the years. I was excited to see Don Swaab still submitting captions. I remember seeing his captions from when I was a young engineer reading the paper copies of EE Times. That has been a few years. This was a lot of fun. I look forward to October's caption contest.
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.