Toward a new definition of consumer Product News 1/19/2005 Post a comment Steve Ohr returned from the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with some ideas decidedly biased ideas about what's driving our business. Forget about flat screen TVs, he says, forget about home theater. The ultimate consumer entertainment device will be ... your cell phone.
New EU motion another blow to software-patents campaign News & Analysis 1/10/2005 Post a comment Efforts to allow widespread patenting of software in Europe received another blow in recent days as 61 members of the European Parliament petitioned to restart deliberations of proposed legislation that would clear the way for legitimizing software patents.
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.