I'm an EE and used to work in radio, and I'm still amazed that all my wireless devices work like they do. But after learning about modern test setups in today's presentaton, I only attribute 50% of it to magic. It used to be 90%.
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.