I am terrified as well when I see drivers who are obviously texting, checking email, applying makeup and all sorts of other things behind the wheel. While I applaud the advent of vision to help make us all safer drivers, we at the same time need to find better ways to discourage this kind of distracted behavior to begin with.
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.