A California seaside community plans to deploy drones to record video of rooftop nests that need to be removed to protect seagulls.
Two San Francisco tech executives, a CEO and a COO of different companies, helped nab a suspected drone thief.
A quadcopter owned by the City of San Francisco’s Recreation and Parks Department was stolen last Tuesday morning. The drone, or unmanned aerial vehicle, was also equipped with a camera.
For the second day visitors to Coit Tower and Pioneer Park in San Francisco will be turned away as a private company films a corporate commercial using a drone.
The Homeland Security Department’s border drones program costs far more than the government estimates, helps in the arrests of just a fraction of the number of people trying to cross the border illegally and flies far fewer hours than the government claims, an internal watchdog asserted in a report released Tuesday.
With drones becoming popular gifts, the sky over the Bay Area may get much more crowded this Christmas. A new campaign has been launched to make sure the new aircraft are flown safely.
California communities suffering from extreme drought could soon get help from an unlikely place — unmanned aerial vehicles, a.k.a. drones.
The drones are expected to hit the market late next year.
There have been at least 25 near collisions over the last six months, and more than 175 incidents of drones seen near airports or in restricted airspace.
The official rules for commercial drones are expected to be released by the end of the year, but according to one report, the FAA is expected to announce they will require operators to have a pilot license along with other restrictions.