These SoCs that combine FPGA programability, uP cores and some mixed signal functionality (ADC, DAC, IOs)will become huge volume parts reducing their costs and killing everything else in a process to dominate electronic market...one SoC on PCB that does everything today is done with several chips...time to buy XLNA and ALTR stocks? Kris
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.