Great! With noise cancellation being done inside the cabin, people inside the car can enjoy the silence offered by EV while the noise outside helps keeping pedestrian safe. How about a sensor technology merges together with this noise generation so that if there is no pedestrian nearby, turn off the sound so that the whole place is really silent!
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.