Authored by Robert Alvord of SigmaTron International, this report was released on January 17, 2023. It meticulously navigates through vital aspects crucial for designing products tailored for Internet of Things (IoT) and Industrial IoT (IIoT) applications. The focal points encompass hardware and firmware security, battery efficiency, operational environment limitations, antenna configuration, and signal potency. The pivotal insight derived underscores the synergy between product development and manufacturing teams. To fully harness the advantages of outsourcing, these teams must collaborate harmoniously to optimize the manufacturing process, thus unlocking the true potential of their efforts.
Keywords: Architecture/Engineering, Communications, Internet of Things (IoT), Lifts/Elevators, Smart Grid