Xilinx to test FinFET FPGAs in 2013 Design How-To 5/29/2013 4 comments Xilinx's 'FinFast' program with foundry TSMC is aimed at delivering FPGA products made using 16-nm FinFETs in 2014, the same year that Altera will get 14-nm FinFET FPGAs from Intel.
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.