It is interesting to see the next steps being taken by Tesla. Apparently they have "changed the software that raises and lowers the car based on its speed to increase the default ground clearance." [USA Today March 28, 2014].
Tesla will also "install a 'triple underbody shield' made of titanium and aluminum to the underside of all Tesla vehicles to further assuage worried buyers. They'll even retrofit previous models for existing owners." [The Wire, March 28, 2014]
Replay available now: A handful of emerging network technologies are competing to be the preferred wide-area connection for the Internet of Things. All claim lower costs and power use than cellular but none have wide deployment yet. Listen in as proponents of leading contenders make their case to be the metro or national IoT network of the future. Rick Merritt, EE Times Silicon Valley Bureau Chief, moderators this discussion. Join in and ask his guests questions.