New business comes; old business goes. This job cut indeed sounds to me is a cut of production related job. LED lighting is getting traction because of energy saving and largely on the reasonable price. Moving towards LED lighting, the production can all be done by a couple companies in China or Bangalore.
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.