Companies want to make profits. Market share does not matter if Apple and Samsung are losing ground in countries where most users cannot afford their phones and the margins that have made both of those companies successful.
This is just the beginning not Q1 story...their market share will continue to slide for years to come...China is now the laregst economy in the world (according to the Economist) and tend to favour local suppliers, surprise, surprise...and support export to emerging markets in Africa etc...Apple and Samsung need to invent a new gadget that will be purchased by billions...Kris
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.