Internet of Things: Design from Manufacturing
Mengmeng Chen is head of the US branch of Seeed Studio, an open hardware innovation platform that helps makers turn their cool ideas into reality. In this session, she explores the challenges of hardware product development for the Internet of Things.
The process of hardware product development can be an interesting and frustrating process. Mengmeng will be sharing how to incorporate manufacturing perspective at the beginning of product design, i.e. ‘Design from Manufacturing’, and truly make hardware as easy to iterate as software.
Mengmeng Chen is head of the US branch of Seeed Studio, an open hardware innovation platform that helps makers turn their cool ideas into reality. By providing open source hardware products and agile manufacturing services, Seeed pushes the boundaries of making and manufacturing. As head of the US branch, Mengmeng is responsible for cross-functional and cross-border operations between Shenzhen Bay and San Francisco Bay. In addition, she helps tell the story of Seeed for a greater audience. In her past life, Mengmeng worked as a management consultant and business innovation researcher (see her work on Future of Manufacturing). She is passionate about exploring approaches to rethink an industry by empowering individual creativity