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European Hamsters are a protected species living in agricultural areas, often alongside field mice, which are considered pests. Lack of awareness about hamster presence leads to unintentional harm by farmers, endangering the European Hamster population.
In recent years, advancements in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology have enabled the collection of accurate and rapid data for various applications. One such application is ground topography determination, crucial for a range of fields such as agriculture, urban planning, and environmental monitoring.
In the realm of environmental monitoring and analysis, the accurate assessment of vegetation plays a crucial role in understanding ecosystems. Drones equipped with advanced imaging technologies have revolutionized this process by providing efficient and precise data collection methods.
Dive into the world of LiDAR drones: Explore UAV-mounted LiDAR sensors, their applications, and real-world benefits. Unveil aerial 3D mapping's potential now!
Discover how a customer created the digital twin of a telecommunications tower in order to perform line of sight and radio frequency simulation analysis.
Our client, CIMA+, a renowned multidisciplinary company based in Canada, specializes in engineering, project management, and consulting services across various sectors. They were commissioned to conduct surveys of electrical powerlines.
This mission was started by Instadrone in response to a request from the Departmental Directorate of Territories, which lacked LiDAR equipment and therefore outsourced the entire data capture process to drone companies.
Following a successful research and development collaboration with a government agency, our customer GeoAerospace obtained a contract to perform airborne LiDAR capture in various forestry sites along the secluded west coast of Ireland.
The number of megapixels is an easy number to put on a specification sheet, often shown on the first product page as a performance indicator. However, this is not the only value to consider as many other parameters are equally important depending on the use you will make of your camera for your LiDAR projects.
L'Avion Jaune, a company specialized in the production of earth observation data (multispectral imagery and LiDAR), tooks part in a study to model the hydrographic network and the hydraulic functioning of a wetland, within a nature reserve in New Aquitaine, France.
As part of a project directed by the archeologist Jean Soulat and the association “Archéologie de la Piraterie du XVII et XVIIIème siècle”, two excavation campaigns were organized to find traces of pirates...
Masarang Foundation, a 20-year-old ecological organization founded by world-renowned forester Dr. Willie Smits and based in North Sulawesi, Indonesia, has reforested 35 million trees to date.
L’Avion Jaune were mandated by the Departmental Council to conduct a risk assessment study of rockfall hazards on their road networks.
The SNCF wanted to compare UAV LiDAR surveys with those done with traditional methods, in a real work situation. Discover the success story.
The goal of this project was to generate a 3D model of the Huasco Pellet Plant (mining), in Chile, using the YellowScan Vx15 UAV LiDAR system.
This LiDAR project, led by our customer Ventus-Tech, aimed to establish a baseline & record the status of the Chain Bridge in Budapest
FlyThru was mandated by their client, the digital construction team at Eurovia Infrastructure, to survey an area for a roadway project.
Video games industry is turning to LiDAR technology to help it build 3D models in order to give players the best experience possible.
Learn more about a proof-of-concept event to evaluate use of the latest LiDAR and drone technology to help with avalanche risk monitoring.
The Association Mission Patrimoine Mondial (AMPM) is an organization created to set up and drive the application strategy.
The stated objective was to produce LiDAR data that would ensure safety in the power line corridor by detecting dangerous vegetation.
eoAerospace, an geospatial Data-as-a-Service provider, was contracted to provide high density LiDAR and orthophotography maps of Holy Island
Developing an understanding of changes to the forest structure caused by the gypsy moth outbreak with YellowScan’s Mapper LiDAR sensor.
Hutama Karya, a state-owned company building infrastructures, has been assigned to toll-road construction, on Sumatra island.
Discover the best DJI drones for LiDAR mapping and their strenghts. DJI M600, DJI M300, DJI M210/M200 are perfect for UAV LiDAR mapping needs.
Discover how Bjarke Madsen from Aarhus University in Denmark, used YellowScan Surveyor for its biodiversity research work.
Discover how YellowScan solutions helped Diodrone to collect high quality of data covering an area of 400ha of mountainous terrain.
Another specificity of LiDAR wavelength: atmospheric absorption. Our LiDAR systems use special wavelengths: 903 nm and 905 nm. Why is that?
LiDAR wavelength is in the infrared range due to LiDAR detector efficiency. Why use infrared wavelength instead of other ones (UV, visible)?
How to set up the perfect UAV LiDAR integration? Think about UAV endurance, LiDAR dimensions, mounting, vibrations, ground clearing distance.
UAS laser scanning technology fits archaeology needs. In Expedition Unkown TV show, YellowScan UAS laser scanning solution helps to find WW2.
Did you know? The GPS position of LiDAR drones uses the General relativity, a theory of gravitation that was developed by Albert Einstein.
Eltel, a Nordic field service provider for power and communication networks, conducted in 2019 a pilot study with Loiste a Finland-based energy company.
Discover how everScan speeds up stockpile volume calculation with LiDAR in a thermal power plant. Get precise volume calculation of stacks!
Discover how the UMR 5608 TRACES Lab Research team uses YellowScan LiDAR solutions to map micro-reliefs of archaeological interest.
Major European INFACT mining project deploys YellowScan LiDAR for reliable 3D mapping, reducing the industry’s footprint on the environment.
Discover how 3D mapping with millions of point clouds makes mining project more viable saving $45,000 for surveying and data processing.
Discover how Juniper reduced post-processing time to 3 days using YellwScan solution while it takes up to 42 days with a traditional survey.
Drone-mounted and airborne LiDAR are changing the way architects, city planners and construction surveyors map the world’s major cities.
LiDAR models in comparison – Which LiDAR is right for my application? | German
New POSPac integration: 3 easy steps to refine your trajectory with the YellowScan CloudStation
Fly toward UNESCO World Heritage certification using Explorer LIDAR
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Challenge European Hamsters are a protected species living in agricultural areas, often alongside field mice, which are considered pests. Lack of awareness about hamster presence leads to unintentional harm by farmers, endangering the European Hamster population. CRIFORA OG (a partnership between UMGEODAT Gbr and Grüne Umwelt) recognized the need to improve precision in detecting hamster […]
18 November 2023
In recent years, advancements in unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) technology have enabled the collection of accurate and rapid data for various applications. One such application is ground topography determination, crucial for a range of fields such as agriculture, urban planning, and environmental monitoring. This case study presents the utilization of the YellowScan Vx20-300 sensor on […]
25 September 2023
In the realm of environmental monitoring and analysis, the accurate assessment of vegetation plays a crucial role in understanding ecosystems. Drones equipped with advanced imaging technologies have revolutionized this process by providing efficient and precise data collection methods. This case study highlights the use of the Mapper and Mapper+ LiDAR systems, along with their specific […]
22 September 2023
What is a LiDAR for drones? In the realm of modern technology, LiDAR (Light Detection and Ranging) has emerged as a ground breaking innovation, particularly when combined with drones. This fusion empowers industries to redefine data acquisition, mapping, and analysis. Let’s take a closer look at LiDAR for drones and see how this dynamic pairing […]
1 September 2023
What is this laser technology making mapping possible through vegetation, in low-contrast or shadowy situations? LiDAR: Light Detection and Ranging Light Detection And Ranging (LiDAR) is a laser-based remote sensing technology. The idea behind LiDAR is quite simple: point a small laser at a surface and measure the time it takes the laser to return […]
25 August 2023
Challenge Our customer La Orizont carried out LiDAR inspections of a telecommunications tower for one of their partners. The purpose of this inspection was to create a digital twin that offers the possibility to perform several types of analysis: Line of sight analysis: Allows for the detection of objects that obstruct signal transmission. It also […]
21 August 2023
Discover the wide range of possible applications for LiDAR technology. This free webinar on August 17th, 2023 at 10AM provides you with a comprehensive overview of the YellowScan LiDAR models. Whether you work in surveying, forestry, agriculture, BOS , inspection or any other field, choosing the right LiDAR scanner can significantly improve your results. Learn […]
17 August 2023
Discover the future of surveying with drones – MOST Robotics webinar on the basics and application of LiDAR technology awaits you on July 18, 2023 @ 10 AM. You are part of an ever-evolving industry where precision, efficiency and quality are critical. Traditional surveying methods have their limitations when it comes to capturing accurate data […]
18 July 2023
Our client, CIMA+, a renowned multidisciplinary company based in Canada, specializes in engineering, project management, and consulting services across various sectors. They were commissioned to conduct surveys of electrical powerlines. Challenge: CIMA+’s surveying department was internally commissioned by their engineers to perform surveys of the electrical wires, following unsuccessful attempts by an external provider. The […]
12 July 2023
Challenge This mission was started in response to a request from the Departmental Directorate of Territories, which lacked LiDAR equipment and therefore outsourced the entire data capture process to drone companies. The objective was to conduct a comprehensive modeling of four avalanche corridors in the Pyrenees, covering a total area of 430 hectares (1 060 […]
11 July 2023
Challenge Following a successful research and development collaboration with a government agency, our customer GeoAerospace obtained a contract to perform airborne LiDAR capture in various forestry sites along the secluded west coast of Ireland. Their primary objective was to acquire high-quality airborne LiDAR data, as it is crucial for mapping remote mountainous regions as part […]
15 June 2023
Watch UgCS’s webinar in collaboration with YellowScan and Hepta Airborne to learn more about aerial LiDAR data collection and processing workflow. Agenda: – Introduction – LiDAR solution overview (drones and sensors) – Flight planning for LiDAR in UgCS – LiDAR data processing and visualization – Q&A
14 June 2023
The CloudStation is an evolutive and user-friendly software, developed by YellowScan, to generate and visualize pointclouds from LiDAR data. The CloudStation’s powerful 3D engine allows you to effortlessly display billions of points, measure distances, and get information about your points in one click. In this webinar, you’ll learn about the CloudStation’s properties and its newest […]
8 June 2023
Back to basics A photosensitive sensor is composed of a multitude of pixels, a surface area that is mostly square in shape. These pixels are a component of photodiodes that convert light into an electrical signal. There is a common belief that the more pixels there are, the better the picture, but this is not […]
15 May 2023
Challenge: L’Avion Jaune, a company specialized in the production of earth observation data (multispectral imagery and LiDAR), is well known by key players in geomatics and environmental management in France. They took part in a study to model the hydrographic network and the hydraulic functioning of a wetland, within a nature reserve in New Aquitaine, […]
10 May 2023
Business challenge As part of a project directed by the archeologist Jean Soulat and the association “Archéologie de la Piraterie du XVII et XVIIIème siècle”, two excavation campaigns were organized to find traces of pirates in Mauritius Island and Sainte-Marie island (Madagascar). There were two parts to this project: one with divers and an underwater […]
23 March 2023
Masarang Foundation, a 20-year-old ecological organization founded by world-renowned forester Dr. Willie Smits and based in North Sulawesi, Indonesia, has reforested 35 million trees to date. As forests are an essential source of clean water, air, and food for the surrounding communities, Masarang Foundation’s reforestation efforts have had a significant impact on the region’s well-being. […]
10 March 2023
https://vimeo.com/773322048 The true story of the pirates [French video] “Popular figures in literature and cinema, pirates scoured the seas in the 17th and 18th centuries. In the wake of two excavation campaigns directed by the archaeologist Jean Soulat, Stéphane Bégoin leads us on their trail in Mauritius and Madagascar. He also attempts to discover, on […]
9 January 2023
What was the challenge? L’Avion Jaune and Ginger CEBTP, a geotechnical study office, were mandated by the Departmental Council to conduct a risk assessment study of rockfall hazards on their road networks. The end goal was to implement the most suitable prevention measures to protect road users. The natural degradation of limestone cliffs generates landslides […]
7 December 2022
What was the challenge? The first project CDGI worked on, and for which they equipped themselves with a YellowScan LiDAR, was the Charles de Gaulle Express. The SNCF, plus the companies contracted for the works, wanted to compare LiDAR surveys with those done with traditional methods, in a real work situation. The problem CDGI had […]
2 December 2022
What was the challenge? The goal of this project was to generate a model of the Huasco Pellet Plant, in Chile, property of the state-owned company CAP Mining. This site pelletizes iron ore from Los Colorados mines by reducing impurities of the mineral. The Huasco Pellet Plant, having begun operations in 1978, has come across […]
11 November 2022
How did data captured by drones help create a digital twin of the Széchenyi Chain Bridge? This project, led by our customer Ventus-Tech in Hungary, aimed to establish a baseline and record the status of the bridge before its restoration started. The scan of the present state of the bridge will help to compare its […]
12 October 2022
This penguin mapping project is part of an interdisciplinary expedition to Antarctica. This multimonth research expedition on a sailboat covered several themes: climatology, sociology of science, chemistry of microplastics, microbiology, biogeochemistry and ecology of penguins. This last theme aims to map the breeding sites of the penguins. Lana Lenourry, a student researcher from Juste 2C, […]
27 July 2022
YellowScan’s partner FlyThru, one of the UK’s leading providers of unmanned LiDAR surveys, was mandated by their client, the digital construction team at Eurovia Infrastructure to survey an area for a project. As one of the global leaders in transport infrastructure and urban development, Eurovia builds and maintains roads, motorways, railways, airports and tramways, and […]
5 July 2022
As entertainment in general, particularly video games be it traditional console games or virtual reality, strive to be as accurate as possible in their depiction of real-world locations. The industry is turning to LiDAR technology to help it build 3D models in order to give players the best experience possible. YellowScan Vx15 on a DJI […]
28 June 2022
Drone Expertise Centre’s client, the Parc Asterix*, in France, had an objective to produce very precise and complete topographic data on the whole of the amusement park and its surroundings. This mission was done as part of an impact study for a future project where it was essential to have highly resolution and accurate data […]
31 May 2022
Avalanche Risk Detection: Norwegian Public Roads Administration and Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet (NTNU)
The Norwegian Public Roads administration Statens vegvesen and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) organized a proof-of-concept event in October of 2021 to bring together various government agencies to evaluate use of the latest LiDAR and drone technology to help with avalanche risk monitoring. They’d chosen the areas surrounding the iconic road called […]
29 March 2022
How can LIDAR contribute to archeological prospecting and exceptional heritage management? How can LIDAR contribute to archeological prospecting and exceptional heritage management? In 2021, L’Avion Jaune, a french aerial survey company was mandated by Association Mission Patrimoine Mondial to map 7 fortified castles. This organization was created to set up and drive the application strategy […]
17 March 2022
The Association Mission Patrimoine Mondial (AMPM) is an organization created to manage the process for the city of Carcassonne (South of France) and its Sentinel mountain castles better known as “Les Châteaux Cathares”, to successfully obtain UNESCO World Heritage certification. Built in the 13th century, the combined site is an exceptional example of military architecture […]
9 March 2022
What is the Challenge? Hepta Airborne, YellowScan’s Estonian based customer, won a contract with the Portuguese DSO (Distribution Service Operator) E-REDES, to launch a project with the objective of proving that drones can collect aerial inspection data just as well as manned helicopters missions. The plan was to compare data collected by drone to a […]
22 February 2022
Did you know – Lasers classification For safety reasons, Lasers are classified depending on their potential risk of injuries to humans’ eye and skin. By law, all lasers products must have a label mentioning the class level. This number can be written either in Arabic numeral or in Roman numeral. In the case of European […]
13 December 2021
GeoAerospace, an Irish geospatial Data-as-a-Service provider, was contracted to provide high density LiDAR and high resolution orthophotography maps of Holy Island, a historic monastery on an island in Lough Derg, Ireland. The final data would become part of an archaeological assessment of the monastery. Digital Replica of Holy Island mission, © GeoAerospace 2021 What is […]
24 November 2021
How to monitor long corridor powerlines efficiently using YellowScan Explorer LiDAR solution In this webinar we are going to learn about the YellowScan Explorer LiDAR system compatible with UAVs and light aircrafts. Register now to discover live how YellowScan Explorer is operated to map long corridor for powerlines monitoring. This webinar session will last approximately […]
23 November 2021
Using LiDAR to quantify effects of Climate Change in Vermont Forests – Documenting Caterpillar Damage
What is the challenge? The gypsy moth is an invasive species that can devastate forest canopies. In Vermont the gypsy moth is normally kept in check by a fungus, but abnormally dry conditions prevented the fungus from thriving resulting in an explosion of gypsy moth caterpillars. By June, the region was suffering the largest infestation […]
2 November 2021
Did you know? There are different scan patterns of LiDAR systems depending on the scanning method used. You may know how a LiDAR system works – measuring the travel time between the emission of a laser pulse and the reception of the signal that is reflected by a target. But have you ever wondered what […]
5 February 2021
Did you know? It is not recommended to use LiDAR in rainy or foggy weather. In contact with water, light deviates and so does the laser of a LiDAR system, thus impacting data quality. The main optical process occurring with fog is diffusion as for rain it is dispersion. In the first case, the light […]
26 January 2021
Did you know? There are three different ways to determine distances using LiDAR. LiDAR sensors are based on the use of one or multiple laser beams to perform distance measurements. They are active sensors, emitting radiation at a set wavelength and receiving the return signal. There are three main techniques for determining a distance measurement […]
24 November 2020
eVTOL and UAV LiDAR solutions used for a large-scale survey in Sumatra One of the biggest challenges of LiDAR surveys is productivity. In what follows, you will realize how efficient can be LiDAR mapping when you use and combine the right tools: UAV and LiDAR system. Indonesia has a big development program ending in 2024. […]
Straight to the Point Episode 4 In this episode of Straight to the Point, you will have the opportunity to see new YellowScan Mapper UAV LiDAR in action. Key take-aways: YellowScan’s livox-based UAV LiDAR product presentation Knowledge of the complete YellowScan workflow
17 November 2020
Why use DJI drones for LiDAR mapping? With the advancements in drone technology, what used to take weeks or even months to map can now be accomplished in a matter of days. DA Jiang Innovation, more known under DJI name is the number 1 drones manufacturer in the world. DJI drones are drones you must […]
1 October 2020
Interview: Hi Bjarke, thank you for accepting this interview! We know you have used YellowScan Surveyor for your biodiversity research work. Can you tell us a bit more about you and your research work? I am Bjarke Madsen from Aarhus University in Denmark. I have been a PHD Student for 3,5 years at Ecoinformatics and […]
28 September 2020
How Diodrone overcame geotechnical engineering challenges in Australia for a 170km long rural road monitoring
The differentiator for Diodrone is the high quality of the data they can collect thanks to YellowScan solutions. What is the challenge? Diodrone’s client is responsible for managing geotechnical risks along a 170km long rural road which travels through remote and rugged terrain in Australia that is prone to landslides. Diodrone conducts routine inspection and […]
21 September 2020
Straight to the PointEpisode 3 In this episode of Straight to the Point, you will discover the use of Applanix POSPac UAV/MMS and the flexibility in post-processing within the YellowScan workflow. Key takeaways: Knowledge of the complete YellowScan workflow Ways of processing thanks to Applanix POSPac A comparison between each processing method
17 September 2020
YellowScan has more than one way to reach centimeter-level accuracy. YellowScan LiDAR solutions use Applanix GNSS-aided INS boards allowing for multiple post-processing methods to reach centimeter-level accuracy. Using a dual-frequency GNSS receiver, like the one used in YellowScan LiDAR systems, can locate itself at a meter-level accuracy. However, most of today’s survey jobs require centimeter-level […]
25 August 2020
Another specificity of LiDAR wavelength: atmospheric absorption. A sun beam emits up to 150K lux. It is like receiving light from 15,000 candles at the same time. One that is direct or reflected, can be misinterpreted by the LiDAR and be considered as a laser return. The water molecules in the atmosphere absorb a good […]
21 July 2020
LiDAR wavelength is in the infrared range due to detector efficiency. Among all the existing wavelengths, why would one use infrared instead of other ones (UV, visible)? Most LiDARs wavelengths are in the infrared range as is the case for YellowScan systems: 903 or 905 nm. One of the objectives of the LiDAR system is […]
What should you consider for a successful UAV LiDAR integration? UAV LiDAR integration is key to start a mapping business for safety reasons but not only (productivity, quality of deliverables…). Here are 6 main things to consider: 1. UAV system endurance: 20+ minutes with a minimum 2kg payload is required. If not possible then you […]
7 July 2020
How UAS laser scanning helps archaeology On D-Day, Normandy was the theater of a massive firefight. 75 years later, we still have not found all buried structures from that period. In a field, not far away from Omaha beach, Josh Gates, presenter of the US TV show “Expedition Unknown”, is seeking new World War 2 […]
1 July 2020
Straight to the PointEpisode 2 Discover live how Fly&Drive is operated to map infrastructure from an above, oblique and side perspective. Multiplying viewpoints of the lidar survey offers higher chance to have complete coverage of the object of interest. For infrastructure mapping, it allows exhaustive coverage of building outer shell. In this webinar, you’ll learn […]
25 June 2020
The GPS position of LiDAR drones uses the General relativity, a theory of gravitation that was developed by Albert Einstein between 1907 and 1915. In order to understand this sentence, it is important to remember how a Global Positioning System (GPS) works. Satellites orbiting the Earth transmit information about their position and current time at […]
17 June 2020
Before LiDAR, mapping was done by combining the triangulation and levelling techniques. What is triangulation? Remember your math lessons! The sum of the angles of a triangle equals π radians (180 degrees), the law of sines and the law of cosines, Pythagoras’ theorem, trigonometry… does that mean anything to you? It’s due to these elements […]
29 May 2020
LiDAR for Drone mapping make Powerline network management easy Eltel, a Nordic field service provider for power and communication networks, conducted in 2019 a pilot study with Loiste a Finland-based energy company. The aim of the project was to investigate how drone LiDAR can be used for power grid design, maintenance and issue solving. Loiste, […]
28 May 2020
The difference between LiDAR (Light Detection And Ranging) and RADAR (Radio Detection And Ranging) is their wavelength. Although the basic purpose of LiDAR and RADAR is the same – detecting the presence and volume of distant objects – it is essential to understand the difference between these two technologies. Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) is […]
20 May 2020
3D point clouds triumph over theodolite method at thermal power station Until acquiring its YellowScan Vx-15 for 3D mapping, Ukraine’s EverScan used classic methodology (GNSS, Total Station, etc.) that took much longer to survey and hindered its engineers from achieving high accuracy. Moreover, the data they were acquiring was extremely redundant in terms of providing […]
14 May 2020
Flying LiDAR gives French company a competitive edge for Bali civil engineering and mining surveys Arnaud Denisot is a young IT engineer who decided to change his life. Four years ago, he left his job at La Défense, the Paris-region version of Silicon Valley, and re-established himself with a drone services company headquartered in the […]
13 May 2020
Mapping forested archaeological sites using UAV LiDAR: the example of the site “L’Escalère” in the South of France. Since 2016, the UMR 5608 TRACES Lab Research team uses YellowScan LiDAR (Mapper and then Mapper 2) to scan archaeological sites under forest cover. This time, the Toulouse-based research team flew their Mapper 2 on a DJI […]
7 May 2020
LiDAR mapping represents a key exploration tool for a future green mining industry Over the past two years, INFACT, an EU research initiative in the field of raw materials, has been busy working on the contribution of mineral exploration to transform Europe into a low-carbon and circular economy—that is, self-sustainable without incurring lasting damage to […]
29 April 2020
Straight to the PointEpisode 1 YellowScan presents new professional webinar series, “Straight to the point” for 2020. « Straight to the Point » is YellowScan’s brand spanking new webinar series for professional LiDAR operators and all those who appreciate the survey benefits of laser point clouds. Our first season will provide six episodes, each with […]
2 April 2020
3D mapping with millions of point clouds makes mining project more viable Engineer Jim Smith, CAD technician Jerrad Burns and surveyor Charlie Patton at Sorrell-Smith Engineering Consultants LLC (2SEC) focus primarily on mining challenges where data acquisition, in particular mining surveys, require fast and accurate results. 2SEC is a full-service engineering design, planning and construction […]
20 February 2020
When it comes to capturing point clouds, it’s not a matter of LiDAR vs photogrammetry, because both have their benefits and drawbacks. It’s really about which method is most suitable for your particular application. YellowScan LiDAR point clouds help archaeologists map dense forest cover. LiDAR and photogrammetry can of course be applied as well to […]
18 February 2020
You know what they say: you’ve checked out the rest, now go for the best. After all, why compromise on quality when you want a safe investment and professional results? We’re fortunate that we live in a time when cumbersome airborne LiDAR operations are no longer the only way to get a survey done. Instead […]
5 February 2020
Nestled within the territory of the indigenous Kansa people, the area around Salina, Kansas happens to be one of the largest wheat-producing regions in the United States. Originally claimed by France as part of Louisiana, it was later acquired by the United States with the Louisiana Purchase in 1803. It’s not Salina’s history, however, that […]
27 January 2020
Drone-mounted and airborne LiDAR are changing the way architects, city planners and construction surveyors map the world’s major cities. Atteyeh Natanzi, PhD at and Iman Zolanvari PhD were post-doctoral researchers at University College Dublin’s School of Civil Engineering when they worked on a major urban LiDAR survey project. In a recently-published GIM International article, they […]
What is the best drone for your needs? One of the first decisions you’ll need to make when choosing a drone [or Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV), also known as small Unmanned Aircraft Systems (sUAS)] for LiDAR mapping is the size and rotor/wing configuration. All the other choices to be made will be influenced by this […]
19 December 2019
Why with LiDAR do we talk about precision and accuracy, what is the difference? Accuracy is the geographical precision, so it determines how far the point is offset. An accurate point cloud will be close in average to the actual position of the environment it describes. Precision is the repeatability of the measure. In LiDAR […]
16 December 2019
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XCHF36qNAaU This presentation explains the PP-RTX technology from Applanix, advantages and limitations in UAV LiDAR applications. To find out more, watch the video above. Discover our UAV LiDAR Solutions Find out more
19 August 2019
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tfQR8Im4P6Q YellowScan systems enables an increased knowledge of archeological sites by discovering new artifacts under vegetation. This presentation, in the form of a review of several prospecting archaeological sites, evokes topics such as the contribution of 3D modeling, complementarity with photogrammetry, interpretation of results and specific post-processing tracks. To find out more, watch the video […]
13 August 2019
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jI5fHi-bHp0 Ventus-Tech surveyed a 47 km-long highway segment in 2018 and produced survey results for the reconstruction of the highway with minimum interruption of the traffic. The project was conducted by Ventus-Tech using YellowScan Surveyor to collect data along a 47-kilometer segment of the M1 highway (E60, E65, E75) in northwestern Hungary. The data, gathered by 88 UAV flights […]
7 August 2019
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uqoDyT6atg8 Discover a powerful solution for corridor mapping and large surveys. Advantages of combining a vertical take-off and landing with high density LiDAR scanner. To find out more, watch the video above. Discover our UAV LiDAR Solutions Find out more
30 July 2019
About this webinar In this webinar we are going to learn about the YellowScan LiDAR systems for UAV from Thibaud Capra and get a comparison between our LiDAR systems. In addition, you will get to know more about the capabilities and limitations of the YellowScan Surveyor Ultra, Vx-20 and Vx-DL systems in different environments. This […]
18 July 2019
About this webinar: The combination of the YellowScan Surveyor and Surveyor Ultra with the Quantum-Systems Tron allows for extraordinary efficiency and accuracy to support asset management needs for numerous industries. The key features are: Fast and accurate data collection / night and day Corridor mapping with true 160° field of View Digital Terrain models below […]
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=URjHbrYeGy0 Discover how UAV LiDAR can help to monitor biodiversity in wetlands. This project is about surveying a bog in harsh environments in an insular forest along the Loire river. A combination of LiDAR and multispectral imagery was applied over an area of 13 hectares, using a multirotor Fox-C8 OnyxStar drone coupled with YellowScan’s Surveyor […]
16 July 2019
A renewable energy company needed a LiDAR data acquisition to create access roads and pad sites for a wind farm development in Kansas. Brian Soliday from Juniper Unmanned, presents how YellowScan solutions are helping companies to save their client’s money and time. To find out more, watch the video above. Discover our UAV LiDAR Solutions […]
11 July 2019
The Future of Vegetation Analyses in Feeder Corridors The Trimble eCognition Team has been expanding the LiDAR analysis capabilities of our Developer software and opening up exciting new application fields. In this webinar we are going to learn about the YellowScan LiDAR systems for UAV from Cliff Holle and demonstrate the data fusion power of […]
16 April 2019
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