Acquisitions make big splashes in the media only to be forgotten as time passes by. Intel's strategy in acquiring a software related company is confusing. Embedded systems has not been its forte and jumping into it may not guarantee success.
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.