Instrumentation vendors rally around open ATE News & Analysis 9/9/2003 Post a comment Leading suppliers of instruments for IC test have unveiled plans to support an emerging open standard for automatic test equipment (ATE).
GuideTech, Roos Instruments and Wavecrest are working to develop third-party instruments for the open ATE architecture devised by the Semiconductor Test Consortium Inc. Mark LaPedus reports.
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.