The demand of chips can be estimated through the sales in retail space. There are fewer customers in electronics store. It is not a surprise that the net growth is zero. The question is whether China market is able to catch up on spending to maintain the global demand of electronics.
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.