I was lucky enough to be invited to be a judge for this event last year, and stayed at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University while we reviewed, debated and judged 169 embedded systems. Pranav Mehta, the CTO for the Embedded and Comms Group, was the keynote speaker and you can see his take on adding "Wisdom" to the next generation of embedded devices, or as they are often called, The Internet of Things

 

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See  Lost In Translation - Shanghai Embedded Systems Design Contest - Part 1 for an introduction to the competition.