SharkEye is a new project in Southern California that uses drones and artificial intelligence (AI) to keep beachgoers safe from sharks. Similar to surf reports, SharkEye strives to release a shark report so that swimmers and surfers can assess the level of risk before entering the waters of Southern California.
Off the coast of Capo Beach in California, Photographer Matt Larmand captured a shark swimming at a very high speed. Although it is unclear what might have spooked the shark, the footage is quite spectacular.
According to the San Mateo County Sheriff’s Office, a Pescadero man was arrested on Sunday following an altercation during which he fired his shotgun at a drone that he believed flew illegally over his property. Under federal law shooting at a drone or manned aircraft is illegal.
A team of students at Cal Poly is working to combine drones and artificial intelligence to ‘forecast’ shark encounters and to get beachgoers safely into the water again.
Drone footage shows orange skies over San Francisco and Bay Area that resulted from form the thick wildfire smoke that blocks the sunlight.
In Southern California, three colleges have been selected by the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to become part of the recently launched Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) Collegiate Training Initiative.
Scientists are using drones to study great white sharks along the coast of Southern California to improve their understanding of how these marine predators interact, and how to keep people safe.
A drone program is in development to detect mostly juvenile Great White Sharks along the California coastline. The program uses drones to collect aerial video footage and uses AI to analyze the video material and study the behavior of these sharks in relation to the presence of human beings, i.e. surfers, swimmers, etc.
Drone photos shared on social medial show the burned-down Amazon distribution center in Redlands, California. The distribution center went up in flames last Friday morning.
Check out this video that shows a drone in hot pursuit of a great white shark at Dana Point, Calif. Local photographer and drone pilot Matt Larmand captured this amazing drone footage of a shark off the Capistrano Beach area last week.