APEC offers 600V discrete IGBTs Product News 9/5/2012 Post a comment Advanced Power Electronics has released a family of 600V discrete IGBTs for use in AC and DC motor control, home appliances, UPS, solar inverters, and induction cookers.
Semiconductor R&D set to hit record high News & Analysis 9/5/2012 Post a comment Spending on research and development by semiconductor companies worldwide is expected to grow 10 percent in 2012 to a record high of $53.4 billion, according to market analysis firm IC Insights.
Chip sales grew slightly in July News & Analysis 9/4/2012 Post a comment Semiconductor sales improved slightly in July compared to June, but remained lower than July 2011, according to the Semiconductor Industry Association trade group.
10 Hot Topics at DESIGN East News & Analysis 9/4/2012 3 comments Come to Boston Sept 17 - 20; get a free show-floor pass or 15% sessions discount to learn the latest in embedded, Android, MEMS, and more.
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.