XMOS seems to have been adopted by the higher performance audio world so now are delivering product targetted more to that niche. But the niche itself isn't really big enough and originally XMOS's USP was that it was a flexible solution able to be configured to a plethora of interfaces. Once the interfaces become standard ones (S/PDIF, TDM, I2S, UAC2 ) then hardware beats software hands down.
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.