Prediction is the next big thing. It sounds like Minority Report. Well! If the application is elsewhere like Healthcare, it sounds less bad. The challenge is, for example, what are the information patterns needed to call back a recently discharged patient.
There is no doubt when information is so abundant and when computer becomes so powerful. There've got to be some way to make some sense out of the enormous amount of information, including predicting the future.
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.