Of course, the really interesting think about Kickstarter is that all they have to do is provide the platform ... and take a cut of the funds that are raised ... basically Kickstarter is a "license to print money" by th efolks who own th eKikstarter website (I wish I'd thought of it :-)
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.