Design contests are a great way for start-up innovators to get attention – which is always nice – and to demonstrate new ideas which go beyond the linear, predictable “faster, better, cheaper” model of many technological advances and product introductions. That’s especially true when the contest entries are more than lab prototypes and especially when they are products that allow smaller companies and their design teams to show how they have seen a problem as an opportunity, and met it by using existing components in unique ways.

IoT World Cup Winners Provide Inspiration with Products