I am a novice, but do any of you see this being used to improve a shopping experience; not just finding a store, but giving me a real-time map of the inventory? I know the layout of my local supermarket, but when I go to Florida to visit my daughter, a shopping trip in anunfamiliar store makes me feel like a rat in a maze zig-zagging all over the place. I just want to tell a system what I need and have it map out the most effiecient route within the store to complet my list.
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.