Maybe I'm missing something here, but the smart glasses seemed like a fairly underwhelming example of AR. There are much smaller groups out right now putting some very interesting AR systems into practice. Maybe Sony was showing off the hardware more than the software? Seems like their demo video just didn't have a whole lot to it.
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.