This may just be for pure investment purposes, but the EDA companies need to look for that kind of invetsment. Cadence, Synopsys and others have their design activities in Russia for both indutry and acedemia already. Not a far-fetched idea to start cultivating more software engineers in Russia to work in the global EDA industry.
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.