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Vx15 series.

Made for adventurers.

Go from mapping inaccessible sites in the Balinese mountains to secluded areas in Chile.

Compatible with

RGB camera option

Technology inside

Applanix / Riegl

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Key figures

AGL Altitude
System precision
System accuracy
Battery weight excl.
  • View detailed characteristics
  • Precision1 cm
  • Accuracy5 cm
  • Typ. flight speed5 m/s
  • Max. AGL altitude100 m
  • Laser rangeUp to 170 m
  • Laser scannerRIEGL miniVUX-1/3 UAV
  • GNSS-Inertial solutionApplanix APX-15 UAV
  • Scanner field-of-view360°
  • Echoes per shotUp to 5
  • Shots per secondUp to 200 000
  • Scanning frequencyUp to 100 Hz
  • Weight2.4 kg (5.3 lbs) batt. excl.
  • SizeL 353 x W 106 x H 149 mm
  • Autonomy1.5 hour typ.
  • Power consumption25 W
  • Operating temperature-10 to +40 °C

A variety of mission profiles

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View the Vx15’s datasets

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Designed to fit any UAV

Its light weight allows you to easily mount it on a variety of UAVs: multirotor, fixed wing, or helicopter drones.
View the integrations list

Helicopter drone
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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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LiDAR point clouds basics
LiDAR Point Cloud Basics

This article explains what LiDAR point clouds are and how they are used for 3D mapping applications. Learn the basics of LiDAR point clouds!

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Understanding LiDAR Scanners

LiDAR scanners are used for capturing 3D point clouds. But how do they work? This and more are explained in the article below, which covers the operating principle of different LiDAR scanners and explains how distance measurements are transformed and combined into 3D point clouds. These provide the basis for many 3D mapping products used for different industry applications.

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Using UAV LiDAR for a reforestation project in Indonesia

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.

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3D pointcloud acquisition using UAV LiDAR for a Chilean mining project

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.

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Entertainment & Media – 3D Modeling for Video Games using LiDAR (MotoGP 22)

Video games industry is turning to LiDAR technology to help it build 3D models in order to give players the best experience possible.

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EverScan Flies LiDAR to Map Coal Stockpile in Ukraine

Discover how everScan speeds up stockpile volume calculation with LiDAR in a thermal power plant. Get precise volume calculation of stacks!

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YellowScan Vx-15 Makes European Start-Up a Major Player in Indonesia

Discover how flying LiDAR gives French company a competitive edge for Bali civil engineering and mining surveys.

Make your life easier

Invest in productivity-enhancing features 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.


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Increase your productivity with our software suite

Discover our CloudStation software

Enhanced productivity

The Vx15 series is the ideal solution for high-flight projects with quick data processing needs.

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Fit for a wide variety of applications

Ideally suited for applications requiring sharp and accurate descriptions such as in civil engineering.

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Customize your system

Choose the laser scanner that best suits your needs:

  • Vx15-100 (Scanner: RIEGL miniVUX-1UAV Laser pulse: 100kHz)
  • Vx15-300 (Scanner: RIEGL miniVUX-3UAV Laser pulse: 100kHz/200kHz/300kHz)
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A helping hand every step of the way

Find out more about our customer support

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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Key differentiators

The lightest system in the Vx series, with 360° FOV

Vx15 easy operate

Single board GNSS-inertial solution

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Calibrated intensity value

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