Timing is everything… Blog 12/1/2010 Post a comment A couple of months ago, I blogged about a new 100GbE backplane project on the horizon that might also be leveraged for a narrower cable solution than the current 100GBASE-CR10 option that requires 10 differential pairs in each direction. At the November IEEE Plenary in Dallas, the first steps were taken as a study group was formed to start examining this problem.
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.