Not to be missed are the RTECC events, the Real-Time & Embedded Computing Conferences that showcase AMD, Intel, MathWorks and other industry leaders. Kickoff is January 17th at the Santa Clara Convention Center - and May 15th is Boston RTECC...rtecc.com. Thanks for the opportunity to bring an important road show to our community, best regards ~ Sally
Embedded World in Nuremberg (http://www.embedded-world.de/en/) is just creeping in to February in 2012 (28 to 1st March) and once again clashes with the Mobile World Congress (http://www.mobileworldcongress.com/) in Barcelona.
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.