About us.

We design, develop and produce aerial drone imaging sensor systems for professional applications.

Our Expertise
LiDAR Sensors
Top of the class sensors selection & tests. Integrated, versatile
& robust design
Software
Real-time data synchronization & processing. System accuracy & precision, Open format,
CAD/GIS-ready
Calibration
Aerial remote sensing & RPAS experts
Boresight angles etc.
Technical Support
Hands-on assistance, survey planning & operations, data classification, accuracy assessment, quality control
Who we are
YellowScan is committed to delivering the highest level of performance, reliability and robustness for our solutions.

Fully integrated, ultra-light and easy to use, these highly automated data collection tools are employed by customers around the world in fields such as surveying, forestry, environmental research, archeology, industrial inspection, civil engineering and mining.

With more than 10 years of experience, our platforms are field tested all over the world in multiple environments (tropical forests, bare soils, moutains, rivers, coast lines, open-pit mines, power lines).

Located in Montpellier, an attractive city in the South of France, YellowScan’s headquarters is right in the heart of the European Union, with good transportation connections in all directions.

Technology partners
YellowScan is rapidly developing business relationships with established technical firms in the UAS, Remote Sensing and GIS industry.
Livox LiDAR - Company logo
Quantum-Systems - VTOL UAV - Company logo
YellowScan in numbers…

Employees

Distributors

Offices in US, France, Germany, Japan, Australia

Our history
2005

 

L’Avion Jaune is founded in 2005 by three engineers with scientific and surveying background.
Its principal mission is to develop aerial high-end imagery services in France.

2012

 

Creation of the YellowScan User Club to ensure developments are in line with user needs.
YellowScan developments started in 2012 led by Tristan Allouis and Michel Assenbaum, PhD engineers with UAV, LiDAR, and forestry expertise.
YellowScan’s main mission is to design, develop and produce drone imaging sensor systems for professionals across the world.

2013

 

YellowScan first prototypes are tested in various conditions for different applications using multiple aerial platforms.

2014

 

Commercial launch of YellowScan’s very first product, the Mapper/LR which won the Innovation Award that year.

2015

 

The official founding year of YellowScan SAS in the South of France, thanks to the fundraising help from Melies Business Angels & Capitole Angels.
That year, YellowScan expanded internationally.

2016

 

Commercial launch of the YellowScan Surveyor, the most versatile and lightest UAV LiDAR solution then.
Employee count: 10+.

2017

 

Commercial launch of the LiveStation software enabling live visualization of the pointcloud.
Commercial launch of the Mapper II with improved accuracy and direct georeferencing workflow.
Employee count: 20+.

2018

 

Opening of YellowScan Inc. in Salt Lake City: a US based company, closer to the American users’ needs.
Commercial launch of the YellowScan Surveyor Ultra. Commercial launch of the YellowScan Vx series.
Employee count: 30+.

2019

 

Commercial launch of the CloudStation, a complete software to create and manipulate point-cloud data.
Commercial launch of the Fly & Drive, a multi-platform LiDAR for geospatial survey scanning from air to ground.
YellowScan also continues to expand in Asia with a new subsidiary in Japan.
Employee count: 40+.

2020

 

Commercial launch of the Vx+ series and the new YellowScan Mapper.
Release of a new strip adjustment module in the YellowScan CloudStation® software.
Move out of the building where it all started and beginning of a new chapter in a new location.
Employee count: 50+

Distributors

Worldwide sales, customer training and support are delivered by a global network of representatives covering Europe, North and South America, Asia, Australia, and Africa.

Livox LiDAR - Company logo
Quantum-Systems - VTOL UAV - Company logo
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YellowScan distributor - EverScan
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