U.S. controls on fab gear in China face growing opposition News & Analysis 2/15/2002 Post a comment SAN JOSE -- Addressing what could a life or death matter for some U.S. semiconductor equipment suppliers, the SEMI trade group here will soon throw its weight behind a growing campaign to reform or remove U.S. export controls on chip-making technologies and tools in China.
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.