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Surveyor Ultra.

Affordability. Flexibility. Productivity.

With its 360° field of view, the YellowScan Surveyor Ultra answers vertical mapping and mobile mapping needs when combined with Fly&Drive. Expect unparalleled vegetation penetration thanks to this system’s 32 laser beams.

Compatible with

RGB camera option

Technology inside

Applanix / Hesai

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Key figures

Typical flying height
90m AGL
System precision
System accuracy
Battery weight excl.
  • View detailed characteristics
  • Precision3 cm
  • Accuracy3 cm
  • Typ. flight speed18 m/s
  • Typ. AGL altitude90 m
  • RangeUp to 140m
  • ScannerHesai XT32M2X
  • GNSS-Inertial solutionApplanix APX-15 UAV
  • Echoes per shotUp to 3
  • Shots per secondUp to 640k
  • Scanning frequencyN/A
  • Weight1.3 kg (2.9 lbs) battery incl.
  • SizeL 16 x W 10.3 x H 13.8 cm
  • Autonomy1.2 hour typ.
  • Power consumption22 W
  • Operating temperature-10 to +40 °C

A variety of mission profiles

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View the Surveyor Ultra’s datasets

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Easy integration into UAV platforms

This system can be used on multirotor, fixed-wing VTOL and helicopter UAVs. This flexibility is an asset if you have a great diversity of missions: sizes and reliefs. Fixed-wing VTOL for big areas to survey, multirotor for small areas or vertical sections.
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Land vehicles
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So, what’s included ?

Optional add-ons

Knowledge base

Discover our solutions by reading about our users’ experience in the field.

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Mapping Mountainous Regions as Part of Forestry Management Surveys

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.

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Building the digital twin of the Chain Bridge in Budapest

This LiDAR project, led by our customer Ventus-Tech, aimed to establish a baseline & record the status of the Chain Bridge in Budapest

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Archaeology – Remote Surveying: Holy Island, Ireland, Monastery project

eoAerospace, an geospatial Data-as-a-Service provider, was contracted to provide high density LiDAR and orthophotography maps of Holy Island

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VTOL fixed-wing UAV mounted-LiDAR maps 2200km for Trans-Sumatra highway construction in Indonesia

Hutama Karya, a state-owned company building infrastructures, has been assigned to toll-road construction, on Sumatra island.

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Detecting shrub encroachment in seminatural grasslands using UAS LiDAR

Discover how Bjarke Madsen from Aarhus University in Denmark, used YellowScan Surveyor for its biodiversity research work.

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How Diodrone overcame geotechnical engineering challenges in Australia for a 170km long rural road monitoring

Discover how YellowScan solutions helped Diodrone to collect high quality of data covering an area of 400ha of mountainous terrain.

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Digging into D-DAY: how UAS laser scanning helps to find WW2 buried structures

UAS laser scanning technology fits archaeology needs. In Expedition Unkown TV show, YellowScan UAS laser scanning solution helps to find WW2.

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Drone LiDAR mapping for Power grid design and maintenance in Finland

Eltel, a Nordic field service provider for power and communication networks, conducted in 2019 a pilot study with Loiste a Finland-based energy company.

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LiDAR remaps Diamond Vista Wind Farm in Tornado Alley : Saves $1M

Discover how Juniper reduced post-processing time to 3 days using YellwScan solution while it takes up to 42 days with a traditional survey.

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Make your life easier

Invest in productivity-enhancing modules that will simplify your workflow and give you confidence in the deliverables produced for your projects.

Data generation in a few clicks

Handle your pointclouds with our own, all-in-one software solution. Extract, process, and display data immediately after flight acquisition.


They did it !


Fly when you can.
Drive when you must.

The Surveyor Ultra is suitable for mobile mapping with the YellowScan Fly&Drive.


Increase your productivity with our software suite

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A helping hand every step of the way

Find out more about YellowCare

Advanced calibration

All our systems are calibrated before shipment and come with a calibration certificate. Be ready to fly your system as soon as you receive it!

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On-site training

YellowScan delivers complete training to new customers. The training is provided over 2 days and can take place at your premises or online.

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Technical support

Our 1 year unlimited technical support from our experts enables you to confidently undertake your projects, whether you are new or experienced in the field.

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360° field of view: vertical mapping-ready

The Surveyor Ultra allows for the collection of LiDAR data not only from the ground, but for verticals as well. It is the best option for applications such as vertical inspections (buildings, bridges, coastal erosion, cliffs, mountains).

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Turn-key, simple to operate & self-powered

As with all YellowScan LiDAR systems, the Surveyor Ultra follows the “Just Press the Yellow Button” philosophy. It is designed for 3D modeling under vegetation and fast data processing.

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Collect LiDAR and RGB data

The Surveyor Ultra is compatible with an optional 20 MP camera module.

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