Raven to Acquire Full Ownership of DOT®
Accelerates Investments in Delivering Autonomous Agriculture Solutions
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Part of Raven Autonomy™, DOT® is the designer and manufacturer of a unique U-shaped diesel-powered platform designed to autonomously handle a large variety of agriculture implements. Through its accurate path planning technology, the platform is able to complete tasks autonomously. In turn, agriculture professionals can make better use of their time and overall operations. (Photo: Business Wire)
DOT is the developer of the “Dot Power Platform,” an autonomous power unit that has the ability to pair with a wide range of implements which are critical to agricultural production and will offer a variety of labor saving solutions to farmers and Ag Retailers alike. Fusing DOT, and the recently acquired Smart Ag® autonomous perception and path planning technology, with our core technology platforms in guidance, steering, and machine control enables Raven to deliver revolutionary autonomous solutions and greatly accelerate our long-term growth in Applied Technology. The company is currently moving forward with commercialization of Raven Autonomy™ and will be expanding its portfolio with new offerings, which will increase the value of autonomy to end-users at a rapid pace.
“We see tremendous synergies between our current business and in the investments we have made in DOT and Smart Ag, an
For decades, Raven has been committed to maximizing operational efficiencies through our core offering of application and machine control platforms. The company’s initiative into autonomous solutions is an extension of that core. As the demand of the overall farming operation and compliance requirements become more complex, the need for more efficient utilization of resources is critical. Raven is best positioned to solve this great challenge. The company’s autonomous solutions will become an essential part of agricultural equipment technology for ag retailers and growers and enable them to drive significant productivity improvements in the future.
About Raven Applied Technology
Raven Applied Technology is helping feed a growing population by delivering impactful technology that improves agricultural efficiency for custom applicators and growers around the world. From field computers to sprayer and planter controls, GPS guidance steering systems, wireless and logistics technology, Raven provides precision agriculture products and solutions designed to reduce operating costs and improve yields. Learn more at http://ravenprecision.com.
DOT is a patented autonomous diesel-powered platform that is U-shaped and ready to accept any implement that has been adapted to be Dot ready. Following Dot’s 2017 launch, they have experienced a surge of interest from progressive farmers around the globe.
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