Senior field marketing manager, Atmel Corp.
Roux is a young, aspiring engineer who has the rare combination of business, marketing, engineering knowhow, and personality. This former field applications engineer is well respected and explains complex architectures in layman terms. He has the business sense and technical expertise to explain situations dealing with ARM-based cores from the speeds and feeds to why it will enable next-generation applications.
I see that the Beagleboard is responsible for two of the entries in this list. Ubuntu and Android installs on the board. But, I would like to see a version of Windows get installed on this or some similar board. The more software support, I am sure it would be successful.
Seems like TI is behind this "contest". Strange that so many of the candidates come from same company. Not that TI is not innovative, rather the opposite, but I am pretty sure there are many others with much more "rising engineering stars".
Weaned on the relatively effortless connectivity of today’s massive variety of consumer electronic products, automation users in the IIoT will likely not tolerate too many competing, piecemeal standards for long. And the Industrial Internet Consortium is trying to preempt history.
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