Updated: Nvidia announces next-gen graphics chip News & Analysis 10/1/2009 1 comment Nvidia Corp. previewed at its developer conference its next-generation graphics processor, a three-billion transistor chip code named Fermi, packing 512 cores and claiming advances in floating point and memory architecture.
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.