"In 4Q12, NovaThor ModAp shipments grew by 45 percent sequentially to 10.7 million units." Some good numbers from STE for a change. BTW is this chip designed into any other popular phones? I doubt whether samsung sold 10.7m S3 mini's by now, which just started rolling out in many parts of the world.
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.