Wow! Freescale got two awards! Can't see anybody from big guy like ADI and ST. Anyway, good to see all these innovations and hope to see more and better innovation (not just a speed up version of a particular existing design) in the future!
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.