LED lighting has been the "next big thing" for quite some time now. Still, it is the backlighting applications which are driving volumes and Flouroscents remain well entrenched in lighting markets. Wonder what would take for LED illumination to really kick in with full might.
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.