World's First Wireless Mesh Network for Propller Beanies: CapNet
Imagine the ultimate battery-powered motorized propeller beanie
cap, which forms a wireless mesh network with other nearby
beanies! CapNet was deployed during the 2013 Design West Conference in San Jose, CA with more than 200 caps on the network.
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.