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Vx20 series.

The high-end Vx series.

The Vx20 series is the ideal solution for high-flight projects with quick data processing needs. It is the most accurate system of the Vx series.

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
  • Accuracy2.5 cm
  • Typ. flight speed5 m/s
  • Max. AGL altitude120 m
  • Laser rangeUp to 170 m
  • Laser scannerRIEGL miniVUX-1/3 UAV
  • GNSS-Inertial solutionApplanix APX-20 UAV
  • Scanner field-of-view360°
  • Echoes per shotUp to 5
  • Shots per secondUp to 200 000
  • Scanning frequencyUp to 100 Hz
  • Weight2.85 kg (6.3 lbs) batt. excl.
  • SizeL 432 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 Vx20’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.
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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.

Acquiring ground topography data efficiently with UAV LiDAR

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.

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Risk assessment of rockfall hazards on road networks.

L’Avion Jaune were mandated by the Departmental Council to conduct a risk assessment study of rockfall hazards on their road networks.

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How do drone LiDAR surveys compare to traditional methods in railway corridor mapping projects?

The SNCF wanted to compare UAV LiDAR surveys with those done with traditional methods, in a real work situation. Discover the success story.

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Avalanche Risk Detection: Norwegian Public Roads Administration and Norges teknisk-naturvitenskapelige universitet (NTNU)

Learn more about a proof-of-concept event to evaluate use of the latest LiDAR and drone technology to help with avalanche risk monitoring.

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Sorrell-Smith Engineering flies LiDAR, Saves Client Resources

Discover how 3D mapping with millions of point clouds makes mining project more viable saving $45,000 for surveying and data processing.

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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.

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

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:

  • Vx20-100 (Scanner: RIEGL miniVUX-1UAV Laser pulse: 100kHz)
  • Vx20-300 (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

Highest accuracy of the Vx series

The YellowScan Vx20 has an accuracy of less than 2.5cm.

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Fly higher with the Vx20 series

Up to 120m compared to 90m with the Vx15 series.

Increased performance

In roll, pitch, and heading angles measurement.

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