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Sensors from the Inside Out and the Outside In – 2

Sensors from the Inside Out and the Outside In – 2

Internet of Things Sensors Inside-Out – Part 2

Episode 5

In part 1 we discussed the sensor selection process and the costs involved. If you haven’t listened to the last episode, you should but it’s not a prerequisite. In part 2 of my interview with Scott Nelson we finish talking sensor costs and move into sensor security, the untold risks when incorporating sensors and the expected evolutionary path sensor tech will take.

In part 2 of my interview with Scott Nelson we finish talking sensor costs and move into sensor security

Scott is Logic PD’s CTO and executive vice president. He has over 25 years of technology and product experience across a variety of industries. Over the last 10 years, Scott has been helping to define and develop Logic PD’s connected device offerings – and has experience in delivering solutions from design and engineering all the way through manufacturing and aftermarket services.

The biggest risk a company faces when incorporating IoT into their products or deploying it into their processes, is not having an airtight plan before doing so. The Requirements Document is the single biggest responsibility of the company and has the biggest impact in reducing risk. Dovetailing from the IoT Business Plan, the Requirement Doc provides all partners involved a clear picture of what is needed.

This is part 2 of a two-part interview with Scott.  Listen/see part 1 here.

Here’s What We’ll Cover in this Episode

  • The best places on the Internet to find sensors
  • Why there are not as many wireless sensor available today as you would expect
  • Major cost considerations when purchasing sensors
  • Security issues to consider when purchasing sensors
  • Three motivations for sensor security
  • Risks to consider when purchasing sensors
  • Why it’s so important for the customer to develop a solid IoT requirements doc
  • The future of sensors – in hardware and software

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