Smaller size sensors can be integrated more easily into small medical devices, this will grant them more functions and make them easier to use by the patients. I was amazed to see the technical characteristic of hip protectors my mother-in-law uses, recently she bought new protectors that are much better than the old ones and provide better functions.
All of those regulations are why my product won't be sold to EU residents. They can lease them, but if they choose to get rid of them they must be returned. Of course, my products are well worth repairing and being re-sold here, or leased to some other EU party. Now I am waiting for the leasing to become ilegal as well. Then they will need to purchase the much more expensive products from others.
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.