I never doubted the time would come. Now, with Apple working on the rumored 'reduced cost' iPhone for sale in countries where wireless carriers don't subsidize the cost of the phone, who knows what other leading phone makers will knock off the current king of the market? These are interesting times and the best thing about it is that competition brings yet another win to the general population.
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.