I just want to be a fly on the wall when the first sets are deployed during a championship game. As the wild fans scream, cheer, and wave their arms, the TV set will switch channels, mute the sound, and turn off the DVR. As the shouts turn from the game to the device, their angry shouts and gestures at the device will further confound the situation.
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.