Group says component growth dropped 5% in January News & Analysis 2/23/2001 Post a comment Growth of electronic component orders dropped 5% from December 2000 to January 2001 while order dollars were level with the record averages for the 2000 year, according to the monthly
index compiled by the Electronic Components, Assemblies & Materials Association (ECA).
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.