28 Oct '13, 8pm

Why embedded engineers HATE The Internet of Things @EETimes

The Internet of Things is supposed to describe a world where connected devices improve our lives. But an embedded engineer finds crippling tradeoffs in every solution today. Let me introduce myself: I'm an embedded software developer. As far as signal processing, processor selection, battery handling, interfaces to peripherals, and optimization goes, well, I've got those skills nailed. But I've discovered that working with a connected device requires a fairly significant expansion of those skills. I should point out that it's hard to find this complete skill set in one individual: The diversification of computer science means that deeply embedded engineers often have trouble talking to server engineers I've had to learn Javascript, HTML5 (and CSS), server-side programming (PHP), how TCP/IP works, and how to use Wireshark (it's not as trivial as it sounds). I like to learn ...

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