YellowScan

High Precision, Long-Range UAV LiDAR & Drone LiDAR Mapping Solutions

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YellowScan
High Precision, Long-Range UAV LiDAR & Drone LiDAR Mapping Solutions
525 Avenue Saint Sauveur du Pin, 34980 Saint-Clément-de-Rivière, FRANCE France Regional offices
+33 411 931 400

YellowScan is a leading developer of professional integrated UAV (unmanned aerial vehicle) LiDAR solutions for surveying.

Our LiDAR sensor packages for fixed-wing and multirotor drones are ideal for mappers, surveyors, UAV service providers and drone OEMs.

YellowScan LiDAR

Our lightweight survey-grade LiDAR technology has been used for a diverse range of drone mapping and surveying applications, including civil engineering, forestry, environmental research, mining and archaeology.

Please get in touch for help with selecting a LiDAR solution for your needs – our expert team can propose a proof of concept for your unique requirements.

Fully-Integrated Drone LiDAR Mapping Packages

UAV LiDAR Mapping

Our fully-integrated drone LiDAR package portfolio includes:

Expert fully integrated hardware – State-of-the-art LiDAR with laser scanner, IMU, GPS, embedded processing, batteries and data storage inside

YellowScan CloudStation – intuitive LiDAR point cloud post-processing software providing georeferenced point cloud visualization and generation in the projection of your choice (output format in .LAS or .TXT)

YellowScan LiveStation – real-time in-flight LiDAR monitoring software, designed by surveyors for surveyors for complex and long-endurance operations

Flight trajectory correction

Comprehensive suite of customer services – including system calibration, on-site training, remote health check, upgrades, warranty and worldwide support.

LiDAR Hardware System Comparison

Our lightweight, high-precision LiDAR hardware solutions are fully-integrated, with embedded batteries.

voyager long-range UAV LiDARVoyager YellowScan Explorer long range lidar solutionExplorer Mapper+ UAV LiDAR solutionMapper+ YellowScan Mapper UAV LiDARMapper
Accuracy 1 cm 2.2cm 3 cm 3 cm
Weight 3.5kg (7.7lbs) 2.6kg (5.7lbs) 1.3kg 1.5kg
Typical Flight/Driving Speed 5 m/s 10-15 m/s 10-20 m/s 10-20 m/s
Typical Altitude 80m 100-120m 100m 70m
Point Density
50m AGL 5m/s
675 pts/sqm 550 pts/sqm
VX15 Long-range, high-precision UAV LiDAR mapping solutionVx15-100
VX15 Long-range, high-precision UAV LiDAR mapping solutionVx15-200 VX15 Long-range, high-precision UAV LiDAR mapping solutionVx15-300
Accuracy 5.0cm 5.0cm 5.0cm
Weight 2.6kg (5.7lbs) 2.6kg (5.7lbs) 2.6kg (5.7lbs)
Typical Flight/Driving Speed 5m/s 5m/s 5m/s
Typical Altitude 80m 80m 100m
Point Density
50m AGL 5m/s
50pts/sqm 100pts/sqm 150pts/sqm
Vx20 - Accurate, high precision UAV LiDAR mapping solutionVx20-100 Vx20 - Accurate, high precision UAV LiDAR mapping solutionVx20-200
Vx20 - Accurate, high precision UAV LiDAR mapping solutionVx20-300
Accuracy 2.5cm 2.5cm 2.5cm
Weight 3.1kg (6.8lbs) 3.1kg (6.8lbs) 3.1kg (6.8lbs)
Typical Flight/Driving Speed 5m/s 5m/s 5m/s
Typical Altitude 100m 85m 100m
Point Density
50m AGL 5m/s
50pts/sqm 100pts/sqm 150pts/sqm
Surveyor
YellowScan Surveyor Drone LiDAR
Surveyor Ultra
YellowScan Surveyor Ultra UAV LiDAR
Fly & Drive
YellowScan Fly&Drive - UAV and mobile mapping
Accuracy 5.0cm 5.0cm 5.0cm
Weight 1.6kg (3.5lbs) 1.7kg (3.75lbs) 5.6kg (12.0lbs)
Typical Flight/Driving Speed 5m/s 5m/s 25-50km/h
Typical Altitude 50m 80m N/A
Point Density
50m AGL 5m/s
85pts/sqm 340pts/sqm Depends on Sensor

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Voyager

Longest-range UAV LiDAR with wide field of view

voyager long-range UAV LiDARThe YellowScan Voyager is a powerful UAV LiDAR scanning solution designed to capture complex and vertical targets. With a data acquisition rate of up to 1800 kHz, it is ideal for applications requiring the highest possible point density.

With a wide field of view, all 1.5 million points per second are oriented towards the ground, making all points entirely usable. Detection and processing of up to 15 target echoes per laser pulse also provides unparalleled vegetation penetration.

The Voyager is our longest-range UAV LiDAR solution, and can be configured to suit a variety of different platforms and mission requirements.

yellowscan voyager lidar on hexadrone tundra

long range drone lidar

Explorer

Long-range multi-platform LiDAR solution

YellowScan Explorer long range lidar solutionThe Yellowscan Explorer is a versatile LiDAR solution designed to be fitted to a range of UAV platforms, including multirotors, unmanned helicopters, and fixed-wing drones.

Featuring a built-in Applanix APX-20UAV GNSS-inertial system, the Yellowscan Explorer delivers high-accuracy scanning at altitudes of up to 300m AGL and ranges of up to 600m.

Striking a balance between size, range, accuracy and weight, the system is ideal for a variety of LiDAR scanning applications, including surveying, forestry, environmental research, archaeology, industrial inspection, civil engineering, and mining.

yellowscan explorer lidar solution for uav

Mapper+

Compact high-performance UAV LiDAR solution

Mapper+ UAV LiDAR solutionThe YellowScan Mapper+ is a compact UAV LiDAR solution combining a Livox AVIA laser scanner with a high-performance GNSS-aided inertial navigation system.

The highly versatile system can be fitted to almost any UAV, and features a choice of three power methods – DJI Skyport/Gremsy gimbal port, external UAV power source, or the included field-swappable battery. An RGB camera can also be attached concurrently with the laser scanner for dual-sensor operation.

The easy-to-use Mapper+ features single-button operation and convenient data storage and retrieval via USB stick. A single stick can store data from a 3-hour LiDAR survey.

Yellowscan Mapper+ on m300 UAV
Yellowscan Mapper+ on m300 UAV
Yellowscan Mapper+ on Acecore Zoe
Yellowscan Mapper+ on Acecore Zoe

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Mapper

Next-generation integrated UAV LiDAR mapping

YellowScan Mapper UAV LiDARThe YellowScan Mapper is an advanced UAV LiDAR solution based around the Livox Horizon laser scanner. With an excellent point density, the system can be flown easily at 70m AGL with a 120m swath.

The self-powered unit can be easily integrated into almost any UAV, including multirotor, fixed-wing and helicopter drones. Batteries can be quickly swapped in the field, providing increased productivity.

The YellowScan Mapper features IPW55-rated protection, allowing you to launch missions when weather reports are ambiguous and easily fly home should rain occur.

YellowScan Mapper UAV LiDAR
Mapper UAV LiDAR on Acecore Zoe
Mapper UAV LiDAR on DJI M300
Mapper UAV LiDAR on DJI M300
Mapper UAV LiDAR on Hexadrone Tundra
Mapper UAV LiDAR on Hexadrone Tundra

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Surveyor Ultra

High density and long-range UAV LiDAR solution

YellowScan Surveyor Ultra UAV LiDARSurveyor Ultra is a high-point density 360-degree UAV LiDAR mapping solution, incorporating a Hesai XT32M2X LiDAR sensor and an Applanix APX-15 UAV GNSS-Inertial system for highly accurate position and orientation.

The system is ideal for high-speed VTOL drones and unmanned helicopters, providing rapid and fully autonomous data gathering with maximised range.

The compact, lightweight LiDAR package provides sub-decimetre accuracy and the highest data density for demanding mapping and surveying applications.

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Vx15-100

Long-range, high-precision UAV LiDAR mapping solution

VX15 Long-range, high-precision UAV LiDAR mapping solutionThe YellowScan Vx15-100 is a long-range, high-precision UAV LiDAR mapping solution, incorporating a Riegl Mini-VUX-1UAV LiDAR sensor and an Applanix APX-15 UAV GNSS-Inertial system for highly accurate point cloud production.

Ideal for VTOL UAVs and unmanned helicopters, the fully integrated easy-to-use system provides rapid and fully autonomous data gathering with short processing times.

The compact, lightweight UAV LiDAR package provides survey-grade precision and accuracy even with demanding mapping and surveying targets such as uneven landscapes and vegetation.

VX-15 UAV LiDAR Mapping
YellowScan Vx-15 in flight mounted on a DJI M600
YellowScan Vx-15 LiDAR system

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Vx15-200

High precision, long range LiDAR solution integrating the miniVUX-2UAV

VX15 Long-range, high-precision UAV LiDAR mapping solutionThe YellowScan Vx15-200 is an upgraded version of the Vx15-100, featuring the same high precision while upgrading to a Riegl Mini-VUX-2UAV LiDAR sensor for increased scanning frequency and double the point cloud density.

The mapping system can be easily mounted onto quadcopters, other multirotor drones and unmanned helicopters, flying at heights of up to 80m while maintaining accuracy throughout the point cloud.

The lightweight, long range LiDAR package provides sharp, accurate detail for better vegetation penetration and is also optimized for measurement of snowy or icy terrain.

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Vx15-300

Long-range, high-precision drone LiDAR system with the miniVUX-3UAV

VX15 Long-range, high-precision UAV LiDAR mapping solutionThe YellowScan Vx15-300 is the most powerful of the Vx15 systems, providing the same high precision while upgrading to a Riegl Mini-VUX-3UAV LiDAR sensor for three scanning frequency options and the highest possible point cloud density.

The LiDAR system can be easily mounted onto a wide range of multirotor drones and unmanned helicopters, flying at heights of up to 1000m while maintaining accuracy throughout the point cloud.

The lightweight, long range LiDAR package is ideal for high-altitude UAV mapping and surveying projects requiring sharp, high-accuracy detail.

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Vx20-100

Accurate, high precision UAV LiDAR solution

Vx20 - Accurate, high precision UAV LiDAR mapping solutionThe YellowScan Vx20-100 is our most accurate LiDAR UAV mobile mapping system, incorporating a Riegl Mini-VUX-1UAV LiDAR sensor and an Applanix APX-20 UAV GNSS-Inertial system for highly accurate point cloud production.

Featuring easy mounting onto VTOL UAVs and unmanned helicopters, the fully integrated, easy-to-use mapping system can operate at altitudes of up to 100m while maintaining accuracy throughout the point cloud.

The compact, lightweight LiDAR package provides sharp, accurate detail for demanding mapping and surveying targets such as uneven landscapes and vegetation.

YellowScan Vx-20 LiDAR Drone
YellowScan Vx-20
vx20 LiDAR Mapping System

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Vx20-200

Accurate, high precision UAV LiDAR solution integrating the miniVUX-2UAV

Vx20 - Accurate, high precision UAV LiDAR mapping solutionThe YellowScan Vx20-200 is an upgraded version of the Vx20-100, featuring the same best-in-class accuracy while upgrading to a Riegl Mini-VUX-2UAV LiDAR sensor for increased scanning frequency and double the point cloud density.

The system can be easily mounted onto quadcopters, other multirotor drones and unmanned helicopters for fully autonomous mapping and surveying at heights of up to 85m.

The compact, lightweight LiDAR package provides long-range operation and superior detail for reliable results even on uneven landscapes and vegetation, and is also optimized for measurement of snowy or icy terrain.

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Vx20-300

High-accuracy & high-precision LiDAR system incorporating the miniVUX-3UAV

Vx20 - Accurate, high precision UAV LiDAR mapping solutionThe YellowScan Vx20-300 is the most powerful of the Vx20 systems, featuring the same best-in-class accuracy while upgrading to a Riegl Mini-VUX-3UAV LiDAR sensor for three scanning frequency options and the highest possible point cloud density.

The system can be easily mounted onto quadcopters, other multirotor drones and unmanned helicopters for fully autonomous mapping and surveying at heights of up to 100m.

The compact, lightweight LiDAR package provides long-range operation and sharp, high-accuracy detail for reliable results even on uneven landscapes and vegetation, and is also optimized for measurement of snowy or icy terrain.

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Fly & Drive

Multi-platform LiDAR for Geospatial Survey scanning from Air to Ground

YellowScan Fly&Drive - UAV and mobile mappingYellowScan Fly & Drive is a multi-platform geospatial LiDAR surveying solution allowing you to easily transfer your sensor from air to ground and vice versa in less than 5 minutes.

Utilising either our Surveyor or Suryeyor Ultra lightweight integrated LiDAR systems, the Fly & Drive car pod can be conveniently mounted to any land vehicle. Sensors are compatible with a range of multicopter, fixed-wing and VTOL UAVs.

The versatile multi-scope solution combines high-resolution laser scanning and precise positioning for highly accurate geo-referenced point cloud measurement for a wide variety of applications.

YellowScan Fly & Drive
YellowScan Fly & Drive lidar
Fly and Drive LiDAR System

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CloudStation

CloudStation LiDAR point cloud processing softwareLiDAR point cloud processing software

CloudStation is an advanced software package that allows users to easily generate and visualize point clouds from UAV LiDAR data. With a user-friendly interface, it provides the ability to extract, process and display data immediately after flight.

Auto-generation of strips and the production of LAS files can be performed in just a few clicks, providing a faster workflow and enhanced productivity. Advanced visualization tools include 3D viewing, EDL filtering and vertical slicing.

CloudStation also includes a number of optional modules:

  • Strip Adjustment – simplified point cloud enhancing toolbox with seamless adjustment of strips
  • Terrain – export classified point clouds from CloudStation and create DSMs/DTMs/DHMs
  • Colorization – export colorized point clouds from simultaneous LiDAR + camera acquisition
Terrain Module
Colorization Module

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UAV LiDAR Applications

Archaeology

Archaeology LiDAR

Our UAV LiDAR scanning solutions enable quick, accurate 3D archaeological surveying, with the ability to penetrate vegetation and explore areas inaccessible on foot. Our systems have been used to map Iron Age settlements and World War I battlefields.

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Civil Engineering

civil-engineering LiDAR

The real-time aerial imagery provided by our lightweight UAV surveying solutions allows construction and engineering professionals to quickly obtain the data they need for feasibility studies, earthwork planning, volumetric calculations, BIMs and more.

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Corridor Mapping

corridor-mapping LiDAR

Our UAV LiDAR solutions are ideal for quickly surveying power lines and other linear networks, even in hard-to-access areas or in regions of fast-growing vegetation.

More: Corridor Mapping

Environmental Research

envrionmental-research LiDAR

Airborne LiDAR surveys can be utilised in a range of environmental and climate change research applications, such as tree canopy mapping and digital terrain model generation.

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Forestry

forestry LiDAR

With the ability to penetrate vegetation and to fly lower and slower than other airborne LiDAR systems, Yellowscan systems provide better classification of trees, more accurate modelling of the canopy layers and ground topography, and better estimation of biomass.

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Mining

mining LiDAR

Yellowscan UAV LiDAR mapping and surveying solutions ensure proper planning and decision making for the mining industry, providing precise inventory information, accurate pit models and contour maps while reducing human and environmental risk.

More: Mining

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Powerline Monitoring Using LiDAR

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The new YellowScan Mapper UAV LiDAR in action

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Use of Applanix POSPac UAV/MMS in the YellowScan Workflow

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Capture, Process and Fine-Tune Your LiDAR Data

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How to Collect a Large Amount of Data with VTOL Drones and LiDAR Combination

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The Future of Vegetation Analyses in Feeder Corridors

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