It sounds like things are going well for Okmetic! I would think that the significant demand for MEMs and their position in the silicon boule or ingot production would be both a positive business position and a significant challenge to meet demand. It looks like they are responding to the market and planing ahead.
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.