With Halloween right around the corner, I have skeletons on the brain, but I certainly didn't expect to see this popping up on EE Times. I wonder what people are patenting now that will be the source of mockery and derision in 50 to 100 years??
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.