As Flash capacity grows to satisfy the new demand for SSDs in large deployments expect the usual price crash to follow in a few months. Prices below $1 per Gbyte will be here sooner than later. Anyone want to make a prediction on the date for $1 per Gbyte availability?
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.