PCI and PCIe made a dramatic impact on the electronics industry as a whole, far, far beyond our humble goals in 1990 as we founded the PCI-SIG. Hats off to those who have worked over the many years to keep PCI current and relevant. Hey, all we where trying to do is get a replacement interconnect for the ISA, EISA, MicroChannel, VESA Local Bus.... to take the PC to commodity, centralize efforts, and improve performance.
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.