Component inventory overhang persists News & Analysis 8/30/2002 Post a comment Last year's massive inventory glut continues to linger for component suppliers as poor end-market conditions, shifting product designs, and fierce global competition mar suppliers' recovery efforts.
Why MEMS Need to Be More Like ASICs News & Analysis 8/12/2002 Post a comment Microelectromechanical-system (MEMS) technology has reached a level
where MEMS devices should be making a big impact in key application
areas, such as communications and biotechnology. TechOnLine's Content
Director, Jim Lipman, provides his take on why MEMS pervasiveness is
currently much smaller than expected by many analysts and a way MEMS
usage can be increased.
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.