Imagine the use of smartphones and the cloud to provide the intelligence for Lego Mindstorm machines.
These would then be reconfigurable mechancial hardware that would be software reprogammable.
It's so fungible it's hard to get your head around it.
Scalextric is a U.K. brand of low-voltage slot-car racing toy, apparently now made obsolete by Anki....
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.