If you haven't already, download the PowerPoint from the EE Times University classroom page. Above the Live Chat window, there's a heading which reads "Special Educational Materials." Right-click on the link for "Today's Slide Deck," save it to your desktop, then open it so you can follow along with Jacob.
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.