Medical electronics are set to revolutionize the health care industry. There is lot of initiatives from the industry leaders both in the semiconductor domain and between the OEM's to innovate. There is lot of integrated solutions coming out from companies like TI and Analog, which is encouraging for the medical device companies who are willing to take the healthcare to the home. These integrated chips will push the lower end product cost. The November edition of eetimes magazine focusing on the innovation and new technologies in medical domain is really provided lots of insight into how medical devices will serve the people in future.
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.