Machine Control/Ag

9th European Conference on Precision Agriculture

September 14, 2012By

The 9th European Conference on Precision Agriculture will be held in Lleida, Catalonia, Spain, July 7-11, 2013. The conference started on 1997 and takes place every two years in different locations around Europe. The proceedings of the conference are strictly edited to ensure the scientific quality of the event. The event is being held under the auspices of the International... read more

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Hemisphere GPS Introduces Outback MAX with ConnX

September 14, 2012By

Hemisphere GPS has introduced Outback MAX with Outback ConnX — what it calls its “next-generation Outback Guidance system that redefines simplicity in precision farming.” Working seamlessly with Outback eDriveX with eTurns, the Outback MAX integrated display terminal provides a full array of features including section and variable rate control, Eclipse L1/L2 GPS and GLONASS guidance, and video support for up... read more

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Hemisphere GPS Awarded New Patents for Machine Control

July 25, 2012By

Hemisphere GPS, a leading innovator and manufacturer of advanced GNSS products, continues to expand its intellectual property portfolio with newly awarded patents. These patents represent the latest advancements in adaptive machine control and GNSS solutions, the company said. read more

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Real-Time Extended GNSS Positioning: A New Generation of Centimeter-Accurate Networks

July 1, 2012By
FIGURE 2. CenterPoint RTX tracking network distribution. (Click to enlarge.)

A new method brings together advantages of real-time kinematic (RTK) and precise point positioning (PPP) in a technique that does not require local reference stations, while still providing the the high productivity and accuracy of RTK systems with the extended coverage area of solutions based on global satellite corrections. The real-time centimeter-level accuracy without reference-station infrastructure is suitable for many market segments — and is applicable to multi-GNSS constellations. read more

Trimble to Deliver High-Accuracy CenterPoint RTX Correction Service to Farmers in Latin America

June 26, 2012By

Trimble announced today that its high-accuracy, satellite-delivered CenterPoint RTX correction service is now available for farmers in Latin America. The new coverage area has been expanded to include all of Mexico, Central America, and South America, where farmers can use the GNSS correction service for cultivating, planting, pest and nutrient management, harvesting and water management. read more

Locata and Leica Geosystems Extend Partnership

June 15, 2012By

Leica Geosystems Mining and Locata Corporation have announced the extension of their technology partnership in the Mine Machine Automation and Mine Fleet Management Market until June 30, 2014. The extension guarantees the ongoing, commercial provision to the global mining industry of the Leica Jigsaw Positioning System (Jps), powered by Locata technology. read more

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Ohio University Team Wins Second ION Autonomous Snow Plow Competition

February 7, 2012By

An Ohio University team won the Institute of Navigation (ION) Satellite Division's second annual ION Autonomous Snowplow Competition. The competition was held January 26-29, at Rice Park in downtown Saint Paul, Minnesota, in conjunction with the 126th Saint Paul Winter Carnival. read more

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