The portable tablet intgration into the end product is going to offer a new way for the system level OEM's to make it faster to market and user their skill on the niche areas where they are already good at.
Modular tablet sounds good. Many times after buying a tablet one realizes that it lacks one or the other feature and hw good it is if you can actually pick and choose the features. Tablet market is going to increase, its just mfr needs to try more innovation with customer in mind.
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.