Shrinking the power consumption is good for a variety of reasons. At the same time, the software needs to shrink too so the system can shrink. By attacking the problem from all directions, wireless microgateways can be more easily achieved.
Unison OS offers a complete micro wireless gateway solution today, off the shelf, running on most popular MCUs and MPUs. It runs a broad set of IoT protocols. See www.rowebots.com for details.
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.