The elephant in the room is that security on current credit cards is pretty much broken. That holds true for both mag stripe cards in the US and smartcards in Europe. There is a void in the market for credit payments as a result, which this could fill if they do it right (big 'if').
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.