Researchers at Ga Tech have developed inks that you can put into your conventional inkjet printer and create conductive traces. Your PCB can be made of paper if you like. Here's the link: GA Tech Develops Inkjet-based Circuits
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.