Machine Control/Ag

SenseFly, Agribotix offer agricultural end-to-end solution

January 16, 2017By

Agribotix, drone-enabled agricultural intelligence, has partnered with senseFly, producer of professional fixed-wing drones, to offer a new combined solution optimized for the early identification and troubleshooting of crop issues. It combines the eBee SQ — senseFly’s advanced, long-range agricultural drone — with Agribotix’s FarmLens cloud-processing platform to make collecting and analyzing aerial data easier, with more coverage per flight than is possible... read more

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Vertical RTK system increases accuracy for agriculture

December 19, 2016By

Trimble has launched a patent-pending VerticalPoint RTK system for grade control in agriculture. VerticalPoint RTK provides significantly enhanced vertical accuracy and stability of standard single-baseline RTK systems reducing the downtime and costly delays experienced by many agriculture land improvement contractors today. VerticalPoint RTK is available in North America and Australia as an unlock on the Trimble FmX integrated and TMX-2050... read more

Towering solutions: Using GNSS, BIM and a head-up display for speed, safety

December 12, 2016By

Modern tower cranes can reach a height of more than 200 meters. They operate in a complicated, chaotic and constantly changing environment. This creates obstacles for the crane operator: poor visibility and dead angles — places the operator can’t see. Aiming to solve the problem is the Augmented Crane Navigation System (ACNS) project, which provides innovative intelligent operation of tower... read more

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Trimble introduces dynamic compaction system

December 8, 2016By

Trimble has introduced itsDPS900 Machine Control System for Dynamic Compaction, a dedicated 3D system for dynamic compaction applications such as airports, roads and large structures. The DPS900 increases worker safety by eliminating the need for surveyors to work in close proximity to large machines. The number of drops per location and the depth of the hole can be accurately and... read more

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Airbus Farmstar service improved with new recommendations

December 5, 2016By

Farmstar, a service of Airbus Defence and Space and ARVALIS – Institut du végétal for precision farming based on satellite information, has been further improved. New images acquired by the SPOT 6 and SPOT 7 satellites will make it possible to issue intra-field recommendations for areas as small as 1 hectare. Also,  new interactive advice is provided for nitrogen input... read more

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Trimble grade control available for precision guidance on Engcon excavators

November 9, 2016By

Trimble and Engcon announced at Trimble Dimensions that the Trimble GCS900 Grade Control System can now be used with Engcon tiltrotator excavator attachments. Trimble machine control gives excavator operators using an Engcon tiltrotator precision guidance, which can result in time and fuel savings for contractors. “Working closely with Trimble, we have made high-precision guidance available for Engcon tiltrotator attachments,” said Fredrik... read more

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Trimble and Hilti deliver integrated solutions for construction professionals

November 8, 2016By

Trimble  and the Hilti Group announced today that they are collaborating to deliver new software integration and data exchange solutions. These new integrated solutions provide a connected and improved digital experience for building construction professionals. The announcement was made at Trimble Dimensions. New software and data exchange solutions include: Sharing design information between software applications — Hilti PROFIS Plugin for Tekla... read more

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Caterpillar and Trimble to expand mining technology collaboration

November 8, 2016By

As part of an ongoing commitment to transform the way mines manage their business, Caterpillar Inc. and Trimble are extending their collaboration to bring mining customers improved operational decision-making capabilities. The collaboration will leverage Caterpillar Global Mining’s industry expertise and combine its in-pit operational execution system, Cat MineStar, with Trimble’s portfolio of technology-enabled mining information solutions. This expanded collaboration in mining... read more

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