Junko: Yes! We're already seeing how cars are warning drivers of things on the road -- like a neighboring car that is drifting into the lane. And cars that "almost" park themselves. I think we'll see a steady increase in that sort of thing.
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.