SAO PAULO — Brazil's policies on imported goods are hurting the country's economy. But engineers can do something about it.
That was the message delivered by Jon “Maddog” Hall, president of Linux International, in his keynote at the opening day of the Embedded Systems Conference in Sao Paulo.
“There are many reasons that more companies don't design and manufacture products here in Brazil,” Hall said. “They don't trust the market size, and they are concerned about the cost of a manufacturing startup.” It comes down to “cost, time, and uncertainty.”
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— Karen Field is the Director of Content for EE Times and EE Live .