I will be designing a charger for a series stack of LiFePO4, to reach a high voltage. I plan to make individual, Isolated chargers for each sub-pack. This is for my regular day job. However, I will share my general approach, so you all can have some fun.
Might be a good idea to cover the battery before I start the design -- a refresher is in order, to avoid poofs -- although the folks at mythbusters would rather see the big bang.
I posted part of this in William's bad assumptions blog.
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. Specifically the guests will discuss sensors, security, and lessons from IoT deployments.