Why are we using C? Signal Processing DesignLine Blog 7/3/2006 Post a comment C is such a lousy language for DSP. Why are we still using it? Why don't more people use tools that generate code directly from a block diagram?
Interesting times for print Blog 7/3/2006 Post a comment
This week, America celebrates 230 years as a country; next year EE Times will celebrate 35 years as a news and information enterprise. We're not the same animal we were. I don't think we could be, even if we wanted to. Today we cover technology, design and product developments globally, and our dispatches flow to every corner of the design-engineering world in more than a half-dozen languages.
Gaining freedom Industrial Control DesignLine Blog 7/3/2006 Post a comment In one way or another, much of the activity in industrial control involves standardization. Ethernet is taking over, wireless networking standards are slowly inching forward and a host of specifications from the ISA, OPC and others are also gaining steam.
Drones are, in essence, flying autonomous vehicles. Pros and cons surrounding drones today might well foreshadow the debate over the development of self-driving cars. In the context of a strongly regulated aviation industry, "self-flying" drones pose a fresh challenge. How safe is it to fly drones in different environments? Should drones be required for visual line of sight – as are piloted airplanes? Join EE Times' Junko Yoshida as she moderates a panel of drone experts.