Xilinx set to debut novel FPGA architecture News & Analysis 12/8/2003 Post a comment It's easier to embed ASIC blocks in an FPGA than the other way around, a fact that has allowed FPGA suppliers to span outside their traditional market into sockets previously addressable only by custom chips.
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.