SiGe upgrades wireless, soft radio News & Analysis 2/7/2000 Post a comment In the past year, several companies, including Atmel, Conexant, Infineon, Lucent, Motorola and STMicroelectronics, have announced that they intend to join IBM in offering highly integrated silicon-germanium (SiGe) BiCMOS technologies.
ISSCC spotlights circuit, process milestones News & Analysis 2/7/2000 Post a comment The 47th International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) in San Francisco this week continues its long-standing tradition of featuring breakthrough IC designs that point the way toward new markets and applications.
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.