Sometimes the smartest, most innovative thinkers make fantastically wrong predictions. In 1878, electrical engineer Sir William Preece said the telephone would never put “messenger boys” out of business. In 1946, 20th Century Fox exec Darryl Zanuck claimed people would get bored of the TV after its first six months on the market.
The Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT): GE Gets It and So Do We - GE’s amusing series of videos, “What’s the Matter with Owen?,” profile a young developer meeting different scenarios of disbelief in sharing the news that he has become a programmer/developer for GE...
What the Internet of Things Means to Embedded Software - The Internet of Things (IoT) is rapidly transforming the way we live our lives. Gartner estimates that by 2020, IoT will consist of over 25 billion connected devices and that IoT product and services will generate incremental revenue exceeding $300 billion. From toothbrushes to factory automation systems, the Internet of Things is all around us, and embedded software is at the heart of all of it.