- Published in issue 2/2018 on page 30
The Reason Behind the Hugely Popular ESP8266? The Maker Community Breaking the Ice
Interview with Espressif founder and CEO Teo Swee Ann on the new ESP32
Last November, Espressif, the single-chip Wi-Fi and IoT specialist from China, and Elektor International Media signed an agreement for running an international contest around Espressif’s new flagship product ESP32. The ESP32 chip is a very powerful follow-up to the hugely popular ESP8266. This new IC is intended for mobile and wearable devices and the Internet of Things (IoT). What is the reason behind the success of the ESP8266 and… the huge interest in the new offspring from Shanghai? Why not ask the CEO of Espressif directly?