Good point: startups have limited resources so it is important to apply critical analysis when deciding where to allocate them. The key is to be open-minded about all opportunities worldwide: the initial investment is higher in a remote location but the ROI might be better. These are the tough decisions startup execs have to make.
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.