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yup, the product design challenges are a lot bigger than just the silicon, spanning concept and system design all the way through manufacturing design. There are many, many disciplines involved (think about the design effort that goes into an automobile).
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.