This is just a small portion of the companies owned by Danaher.
Electronics companies are started by engineers who understand technology and how to make stuff. The next stage is where they are run by marketing people who know about a market and about customers. The companies end up owned by a bunch of bean counters who don't know how to do anything except make money. They die when the bean counters decide the money is better invested elsewhere.
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.