May 3, 2022

How the Chip Shortage is Affecting the IoT Industry

In this episode of the IoT For All Podcast, MistyWest’s CEO Taylor Cooper joins Ryan Chacon to discuss the engineering side of IoT and the current chip shortage. The podcast opens up with a discussion around MistyWest, the industries they focus on, and the current state of engineering in IoT. Ryan and Taylor then talk about where engineering firms add the most value to an IoT solution and how the chip shortage has affected companies within the industry. They wrap up the podcast by breaking down challenges Taylor has seen IoT companies encounter.

Taylor has over 15 years of experience working in hardware product development and is a founding employee and CEO of MistyWest. He graduated from Engineering Physics at UBC, has worked on medical instrumentation, and is an author on the foundational patents for HAVEN IAQ. At MistyWest, Taylor has led projects for medical diagnostics, Agtech, and IoT.

Key Questions and Topics from this Episode:

(01:15) Introduction to Taylor
(02:16) Background of MistyWest
(05:21) Where is the engineering completed
(06:20) What industries do MistyWest focus on?
(07:39) Current state of engineering in IoT
(10:05) Where engineering firms add the most value
(11:40) Chip shortage
(17:45) Challenges in the IoT space



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