They'll change their minds when they see how 3D-ICs can simplify their designs. DRAM is much smaller when it's not embedded; it also has less leakage. Without embedded DRAM, the logic can be tighter & faster. It's a win-win for any SOC designer who's willing to think outside the plane.
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.