I know of at least 2 start ups in the Silicon Valley that already have solutions in the market. Last year's and also this year's ISSCC show-cased an SoC to do EEG whose architecture is easily adaptable to ECG as well. I hope what IMEC develops will be improvements over others in functions and power consumption.
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.