3D passive integration startup launches $76M R&D program Product News 1/20/2010 Post a comment Ipdia, the newly-formed startup that was once part of NXP BV's integrated passives device unit in Cote de Nacre, near Caen in Northwest France, has launched a R&D program for the development of ultra-miniaturized and high-performance silicon passive components.
Rise of the Embedded Internet Design How-To 1/19/2010 Post a comment This Intel white paper looks at how breakthroughs in computing performance per watt, along with advances in wired and wireless broadband connectivity, will enable the development of billions of new intelligent embedded devices - the embedded Internet.
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.