Bad idea to rely on legacy products and not aggressively invest in innovation. It is a tough business and it is do or die. The "Swiss way" of "doing what we've always done before" is a recipe for disaster, and in this case it came quite quickly indeed.
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.