SMT LEDs achieve high brightness Product News 4/19/2004 Post a comment Vishay Intertechnology, Inc. said it has developed a new family of surface-mount (SM) LEDs that delivers exceptional brightness thanks to a specially designed leadframe profile that greatly improves device heat dissipation.
Digi-Key offers Agilent products Product News 4/19/2004 Post a comment Agilent Technologies Inc. and catalog distributor Digi-Key Corp. have signed a distribution agreement that allows Digi-Key to sell components from Agilent's Semiconductor Products Group (SPG).
Photodiodes deliver high performance Product News 4/16/2004 Post a comment Hamamatsu Corp. said its new S9251 series of silicon (Si) avalanche photodiodes (APDs) deliver excellent sensitivity in the near infrared (NIR) range and high operational stability for use as a rangefinder and in spatial light transmission applications such as optical telecommunications systems and digital computers.
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.