If I may quote a great teacher of mine in the late 70's "In every equation there are the unknowns, the cosmic effects, and the finagle factors "Philip Stein head of the physics department of RCA, President of the AES.
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.