Reliable Real-Time Performance in Windows NT News & Analysis 12/1/1997 Post a comment Hard as it may seem to fathom, Windows NT is being considered for many of the next generation embedded systems, particularly in the telecommunications field. Though NT has many features that make it an appropriate operating system for these applications, it also has some serious limitations such as the lack of determinism. This article addresses many of the limitations and shows at least what Radisys is proposing as fixes.
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.