As always the expectation will be of cost effectiveness and the power trendiness, as per the announcement on the Altair website it is said to be ultralow power consuming device. It is nice for those devices who are already using Altair 3800 series for implementing LTE, they will be able to support Category 6 throughputs (up to 300Mbps).
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.