30 Jan '16, 1pm

"Accsensorizing" the world securely and scalably: Q&A with Electric Imp’s Hugo Fiennes https://t.co/TEXNAopyug

"Accsensorizing" the world securely and scalably: Q&A with Electric Imp’s Hugo Fiennes https://t.co/TEXNAopyug

announced a deal with Pitney Bowes that would see the industrial-strength company place Internet-connected sensors in its stamp-making machinery to alert the company when ink is running low or when issues arise so they can be addressed quickly. The deal is a huge win and validation for Electric Imp’s approach and security capabilities, as well as being a real-world proving ground for the industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). Before the deal was announced, Hugo Fiennes (right ), founder and CEO of Electric Imp, sat down with EDN to discuss his career and the industry. Fiennes started connecting the world electronically as a teenager using bulletin-board software and communications, terminal emulation software, and then hardware, “back in the Acorn days, buying SCSI expansions of multiple serial cards.” Fast-forward a few years, through leading development at Apple and Nest,...

Full article: http://www.edn.com/electronics-blogs/sensor-ee-perception...

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