Cadence is in total denial about their weak financial position, blaming Mentor for their own failed bid. I don't believe the feigned "surprise" by Mentor, rather they had parties this week to celebrate their independence. It all made for some very good theater this summer.
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.