As police comb the city for the surviving Boston Marathon bomber, speculation is now turning to whether the surviving suspect might already be in custody if surveillance drones were blanketing the sky overhead.
An official with the Federal Aviation Administration reassured the public Wednesday that no armed drones will be permitted in U.S. airspace, but he acknowledged the agency can do little about privacy fears associated with the unmanned craft.
Faced with a skeptical public uneasy about the potential impact of drones on personal privacy, three leading law enforcement groups on Friday endorsed industry-backed guidelines limiting the use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs).
In the ongoing effort to quell public unease about the impact of of unmanned drones on personal privacy, three more leading law enforcement groups on Friday endorsed industry-backed guidelines limiting the use of unmanned aerial vehicles.
As drone technology begins its boom, states across the nation are jockeying for their piece of the pie.
Unmanned aerial vehicles may be exploding in popularity, but among industry leaders, their common moniker -- "drone" -- is rapidly going out of style.
Man may not rule the road for much longer. Already set to fill the heavens within a few years, the drone industry is looking beyond the sky to opportunities on land and under water.
Las Vegas this week will be transformed into the drone capital of the world, as hundreds of unmanned vehicle companies descend on Sin City for the industry's largest trade show.
A trade group for drone aircraft manufacturers and operators has released the industry's first code of conduct in response to growing privacy concerns.