Quintic continues to show innovation in the low power wearable sub-sector. Yet, I think this company will be acquired within months with this new product line. Intel, TI and even Qualcomm are my major suspects. As Samsung works to activate the smart watch market with Gear, they will know that only Apple has the magic to wake up a new business like that. As soon as Apple comes in, the demand for these chipsets will be huge. Anyone that gets Quintic will have a great laugh at the end
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.