For years everyone focused on how to make processor technology smaller, how to increase density and doubtless that will continue to be a major area of focus. Still though, it's interesting how the industry backed itself into a bit of a corner here. Now an Organization of Semiconductor Exporting Countries seems like it might be beneficial in a way--even if the idea is inherently tongue-in-cheek...
If "how much we can learn in the [shorter] time we have" is a major problem why the industry just slows down...there are fewer players and life is exteremely difficult technically at these small features so just more of your time...works in other industries...Kris
Not sure that is the right way to look at it. Everybody benefited as a result of the self-imposed Moore's law. We need to be more creative and if there is a bottleneck, capitalism and free trade will ensure self-correction takes place.
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.