The Australian engineers were dumbfounded when US-based HR announced that in order to encourage all employees at all global locations to "pull in the same direction," UP is now the skyward direction at corporate headquarters in New York for everyone.
"The safety department came up with this...and written on the back, says, 'watch your feet so you won't trip'. After the first month, falling is down 50%. But what went UP by 50% is: smashing into walls!"
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.