Philips Unveils USB Bridge Controller Chip News & Analysis 5/23/2003 Post a comment Hoping to take advantage of Universal Serial Bus (USB) ports already widely available in a range of consumer appliances, Royal Philips Electronics (Eindhoven, the Netherlands) is rolling out what the company claims is the industry's first USB bridge controller chip.<
IBM Pushes PowerPC Licensing News & Analysis 5/2/2003 Post a comment IBM has joined with Cadence and Synopsys in an effort to expand the licensing of its PowerPC cores for use in ASICs and ASSPs. Synopsys will develop synthesizable versions of the processor and add it to its DesignWare library starting next quarter.
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.