When business is easy, companies treat people well, generally. Now, competition is intense and there is no time for innovation- just product design. Companies now want analog design to be turnkey- like digital design has largely become. The shortage is in ready-to-design engineers who are already trained.
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.