Nvidia calls for move to 450mm wafers News & Analysis 4/12/2012 6 comments A top Nvidia engineer called for a move to 450mm wafers as one part of the solution to the growing complexity, cost and time-to-market challenges in chip design.
MEMS in sport gains speed News & Analysis 4/3/2012 6 comments With sensors becoming ever smaller and less expensive, full-body motion-tracking systems are becoming increasingly available, demystifying sporting success and putting computer measurable science into physical training.
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.