Technically Bolstered Wescon Returns to San Francisco Design How-To 7/23/2003 Post a comment Sporting a beefed-up technical look, Wescon 2003 returns to San Francisco's Moscone Center August 12-14. Jim Lipman previews this year's Wescon, which leveraged it's strong IEEE ties to develop a conference offering interesting keynote addresses, panels, and presentations on a broad range of timely technical topics.
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.