by Roy Murdock, Dan Mandell, André Girard, Steve Hoffenberg, and Chris Rommel, March 2018
Earlier this month, VDC’s IoT and Embedded Technology team attended Embedded World and Mobile World Congress. As a follow-up to our coverage and analysis of those events, this document provides our combined analyses and Embeddy Best in Show Award announcements.
Embedded World 2018
VDC’s analysts, along with most of the embedded engineering community, migrated to Nuremberg, Germany for the 16th annual Embedded World conference - the epicenter of the IoT and embedded technology conference calendar.
Mobile World Congress 2018
At Mobile World Congress this year in Barcelona, IoT products and services took a giant leap forward. Unlicensed spectrum LPWAN products and services for IoT communications (such as LoRa, Sigfox, and Ingenu) have been available for several years.