Machine Control/Ag

GSA launches 2017 GNSS Market Report

May 15, 2017By

With an in-depth look at market opportunities and trends across eight market segments, the European GNSS Agency’s (GSA’s) annual GNSS Market Report serves as a key resource for navigating the fast-evolving world of satellite navigation technology and GNSS applications. The fifth edition, the 2017 GNSS Market Report, was released May 10 by Carlo des Dorides, executive director for the GSA, at the European Navigation... read more

AGCO expands service offerings for guidance systems with NovAtel, TerraStar

May 9, 2017By

AGCO Corporation, a manufacturer and distributor of agricultural equipment solutions, is expanding its automatic guidance product offering to enable its customers using AGCO Auto-Guide and VarioGuide customers with NovAtel SMART6-L receivers to acquire TerraStar satellite correction signals for enhanced positioning performance. The TerraStar-C and TerraStar-L correction services are subscription-based services that are delivered over satellite, utilizing a system of more... read more

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Trimble introduces compact GNSS sensor for system integrators

April 7, 2017By

Trimble has introduced the ABX-Two OEM GNSS sensor, which delivers precise heading, pitch, roll and 3D positioning information. With two internal MB-Two modules, the ABX-Two offers a third antenna option that provides a drift-free, absolute attitude solution. The ABX-Two is designed for a wide variety of applications such as agriculture, automotive, aviation, construction and marine systems. The announcement was made at Ocean... read more

UAV manufacturer senseFly joins April 20 webinar panel

April 4, 2017By

A speaker from UAV manufacturer senseFly will appear on the free April 20 webinar, “From Flying Drones to Doing Business,” addressing ease of use for the user in business applications. The Switzerland-based company specializes in professional-grade UAVs for survey, mapping, precision agriculture and asset inspection. The company recently became the first drone operator to be granted anytime Beyond Visual Line... read more

AgJunction signs strategic agreement with Hemisphere GNSS

March 20, 2017By

AgJunction Inc., a provider of innovative hardware and software solutions for precision agriculture, has signed a new strategic agreement with Hemisphere GNSS, a provider of GNSS technology. For an undisclosed, one-time payment and a new long-term supply agreement, AgJunction has agreed to release Hemisphere from a license restriction that prevented them from selling their GNSS products directly into the global agricultural... read more

Agricultural robots market worth $12.8B by 2022

March 15, 2017By

The agricultural robots market is expected to grow from $2.75 billion in 2016 and is expected to reach $12.8 billion by 2022, at a compound annual growth rate of 20.71 percent between 2017 and 2022, according to a new report by MarketsandMarkets. The increasing focus on farm efficiency and productivity and increasing global demand for food are some of the significant drivers... read more

Topcon’s new concrete paving system uses ‘millimeter GPS technology’

March 9, 2017By

Topcon Positioning Group has launched a new system for automated concrete paving — the ZPS system — with the new Z-Robot and Z-Stack sensor. Using enhanced Topcon “millimeter GPS technology,” the ZPS system is designed to bring unmatched accuracy to concrete paving with a fraction of the hardware required for a traditional local positioning system. The new Z-Robot is an advanced... read more

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Topcon updates 2D indicate system for excavation, Wi-Fi for imaging

March 9, 2017By

Topcon Positioning Group is providing an update to its X-52 entry-level machine control system for excavation. The 2D system is designed to offer cost-effective indicate grade control. “The X-52 system features the all-new MC-X1 controller, which offers compatibility with all brands and models of excavators,” said Kris Maas, director of construction product management. “Operators with limited exposure to machine control systems will find... read more

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