Yes, the weather is a kick in the butt in these parts, no doubt but not as bad as that famous general Phil Sheridan quote would have it, who, after a campaign in Texas was asked if he like the country, he is reputed to have said: "If I was to be given Texas, I'd live in hell and rent out Texas!"
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.