The NVDIMM is powered by supercapacitors long enough for the DRAM contents to be copied to NAND flash. After the copy to NAND flash is completed, the NVDIMM no longer needs power and the original volatile DRAM contents are saved to the non-volatile NAND flash.
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.