Max, there is a child down in the Metro area who was injured in an assult, who is using a donated Robot Avatar to attend high school classes while they are recovering -- it looked really cool, and will do two way video and audio, and is good for a school day worth of work
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.