Navigating the IP minefield Teardown 9/19/2005 Post a comment Constant innovation and convergence continue to increase technology overlap across products, markets and organizations. With increased overlap, the risk of infringing third-party intellectual property (IP) also intensifies. In this environment, having a comprehensive view of the competitive and IP landscape is vital. This can be extremely challenging without the proper processes and resources, especially since the biggest problem is not knowing what you don't know.
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.