Thanks everyon efor the kind words. I will try to answer your questions, but some of the ones on radiation are a bit convoluted (the answers) -- what I wil ldo is write a coupel of columns on this next week or the week after and post them on www.AllProgrammablePlanet.com
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.