Connected cars may be the ultimate fantasy of the net-savvy but it is an open inivitaion to hackers to meddle with the lives of people on the street - those behind the wheels ( but no more the sole commanders of their vehicle) and those on the street.
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.