Philips extends TriMedia reuse into Nexperia cores News & Analysis 8/30/1999 Post a comment Philips Semiconductors is expected to launch the latest refinement of its digital video platform for design reuse, under the name Nexperia, at the opening of Internationale Funkausstellung (IFA) consumer electronics exhibition here this week .
Signal processing drives satellites News & Analysis 8/2/1999 Post a comment Signaling and signal processing have become a pervasive technology for vehicles launched into space. Both the payload, which is designed for a specific mission, and the supporting subsystems-the bus-that keep it functioning are permeated with signal-processing circuitry.
Military work spurs next-generation products News & Analysis 8/2/1999 Post a comment American semiconductor makers may get a little nervous about the prospect of extended temperature screening, radiation hardening and hermetically sealing devices for a high-reliability market that-under Defense Secretary William Perry's edict to purchase commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) products-threatens to shrink.
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.