I remember being at AutoTestCon a couple of years ago listening to a paper on software test. I was reminded of this when reading this article. The speaker was from the US government and she was saying that the biggest challlenge for her designs (it was UAVs) was software test. How is this playing out in the automotive market?
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.