What is discomforting is that the product announcements utilizing stacked 3DIC have all been from big companies like Samsung and Micron. The so called partnerships do not encourage smaller and/or startups to play thru product innovations. This has to change in the 3DIC game, otherwise, it is destined to become the play of a few big companies.
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.