When you buy an automobile. You rely on the manufacture to give you the most reliable vehicle available. 100 years ago this may not be the case, but today, we expect it. If there is anything that causes us to have less than a perfect experience, it will cause recourse. I am surprised that Toyota is seeing this, but it is normal to see companies rise and fall.
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.