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Nov

Innovation: A Reality or Just A Buzzword

Innovation: A Reality or Just A Buzzword Innovation is a common term highly used in many industries today and is a term that companies use to describe what they do. It is a term that implies creativity, and the application of new inventions, and a term that implies things are moving forward in a positive …

13
Jul

The Path Towards Autonomous Machines in Agriculture

The Path Towards Autonomous Machines in Agriculture.   The Need for Efficiency and the Changing Landscape The world population is currently made up of about 7.5 billion people, which is about twice as many people as there were as recently as 1960, and this is projected to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. With the rapidly …

24
Apr

Wireless Controls for Heavy Machinery: Linking Smart Devices to Construction Equipment

Wireless Controls for Heavy Machinery: Linking Smart Devices to Construction Equipment.   Technology development in the construction market is evolving quickly and the benefits that it can bring to the user of the equipment are extensive. The latest developments aim at providing users with visual information in the form of virtual and augmented reality that …

8
Feb

FlightPath: Unleashing the Power of Precision Farming for the Implement Manufacturer

FlightPath: Unleashing the Power of Precision Farming for the Implement Manufacturer.   The Power of Precision Farming Precision farming is a term used to encompass technologies that leverage accurate global positioning systems to reduce farming inputs (seeds, fertilizer, etc.) by applying them only where they are needed and in the exact right amounts. These technologies …

15
Dec

A Story: How Modern Technology and a Comprehensive
Development Plan Can Bring Success to the OEM

A Story: How Modern Technology and a Comprehensive Development Plan Can Bring Success to the OEM.   Today, Product Development of off-road, mobile equipment is so much more than just the evolution of the mechanical design. Features that can enhance the operator’s, dealers, and OEMs experience – such as automation, wireless communication, customization of the …

26
Oct

Remote Control Systems for Mobile Applications: Simple but Highly Beneficial

Remote Control Systems for Mobile Applications: Simple but Highly Beneficial. There are many examples of complex electronic control systems integrated into mobile machinery but, in some cases, simplicity can offer the greatest benefit. Given the vast array of mobile applications, there are numerous examples where the operator must control vehicle functions from outside the cab. …

13
Sep

Mining Equipment: Electronic Control Systems that Deal with the Extreme

Mining Equipment: Electronic Control Systems that Deal with the Extreme. Modern day mining is a challenging business, where operating profitably can be short lived and can change rapidly. Mines rely heavily on the people and equipment available to deliver the highest results when they are needed. The use of new technology and autonomous mining equipment, …

17
Aug

Vireo: Revolutionizing the ISOBUS Virtual Terminal

Vireo: Revolutionizing the ISOBUS Virtual Terminal. With most tractors and many implements now supporting ISOBUS technology, the time is right for ISOBUS to continue to grow. However, the cost/technology benefits of tablets will always far exceed that of the traditional ISOBUS compatible terminals. So what is the right answer for farmers and OEMs who want …

13
Jul

Data Logging: Capturing Information in Mobile Machine Applications

Data Logging: Methods and Benefits of Capturing Information in Mobile Equipment Control Applications.   1. Introduction to Data Logging Electronics controls for mobile equipment applications have been growing at a rapid pace over the last decade, to the point where they have essentially become standard on mobile machines in industries such as agriculture, construction, mining, …

8
Jun

Electronic Control and Monitoring of Mobile Equipment over the Cloud

  Electronic Control and Monitoring of Mobile Equipment over the Cloud. Agriculture and construction industries are evolving to include more electronic controls on vehicles and mobile equipment providing improved diagnostics, programmability for new/updated features/functions, job management and data analysis. Furthermore, electronic control cloud connectivity is becoming more popular which extends all of these functions out to …

28
Apr

Custom Electronic Development: From Concept to Realization

Custom Electronic Development: From Concept to Realization. Electronics and software for mobile equipment have evolved steadily over the past number of decades. A market that was once defined by customized hardware designed for specific functions and applications, is now saturated with “off the shelf” systems that can be configured. Ruggedized hardware is readily available with …

4
Apr

Wireless Connectivity with Tablets and Smartphones on Mobile Equipment

Wireless Connectivity with Tablets and Smartphones on Mobile Equipment. Display interfaces – the products that provide machine performance information to the operator, such as an instrument cluster or graphical display – on mobile equipment are about to experience a significant transformation. Typically, these products have been designed as dedicated devices, permanently installed in the vehicle. …

25
Jan

Intelligent Construction Machinery

Intelligent Construction Machinery: What Integrated Wireless Technologies Can Offer Mobile Control Systems.   The evolution of technology and its impact on construction machinery presents challenges for OEMs and vehicle designers. Vehicle connectivity provided through Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communications and the Internet-of-Things (I0T) using wireless devices and the cloud, represents the future trends in mobile functionality. Fueled …

10
Mar

Agriculture Technology

Agriculture Technology: Wireless Control through Smartphones in Ag Applications.   Wireless control in agriculture technology applications is evolving rapidly, largely due to the fast adoption of smartphones and tablets into all parts of everyday life. Devices such as smartphones and tablets are a disruptive technology that will force change to almost every industry, and agriculture …