Capable of switching up to 300 VDC/300 VAC and 2 A, the SMX-3276 3U PXI Express multiplexer from VTI Instruments furnishes 152 channels for scanning multiple points to a common bus in 1-wire, 2-wire, or 4-wire configurations.
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.