Intellectual property (IP) specialists Tensilica is currently responsible for hundreds of millions of device serving up high-fidelity audio for voice and music in handsets and other mobile devices, By adding the emerging Chinese audio standards to is entire line of audio IP cores, Tensilica hopes to attain billion unit shipments--tripling its market penetration in just two years.
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.