Raven Industries Opens Pre-Order for Driverless Ag Technology
AutoCart® By Raven Autonomy™ Is Available for Pre-Order Now
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Driverless Ag Technology: AutoCart® by Raven in use with a CNHi Combine (Photo: Business Wire).
AutoCart lets farmers set a field plan, stage locations, adjust speeds, monitor location activity and command the tractor pulling a grain cart to sync with the combine as it offloads on the go. The driverless tractor can then be returned to a predetermined unloading area.
“This technology showcases the dedication and world-class innovation of Raven,” said
“Harvest is exhausting, and anyone who works on a farm knows the feeling of being shorthanded while trying to beat the weather and bring in their crop at the point that it will yield the maximum economic value. AutoCart is a real-world solution that will ease the stress of harvest and allow farmers to improve their profitability.”
AutoCart provides the farmer the ability to monitor and operate a driverless tractor from the cab of the combine. A single grain cart driver can cover 340 hours in the tractor cab during harvest. By incorporating an autonomous grain cart tractor into their operation, a farmer can use those hours to complete other fall maintenance and tillage tasks and improve their bottom-line efficiency.
Through sub-inch accuracy in steering and guidance with RS1™ and VSN® Visual Guidance and complete visibility into machines and operations with Slingshot®, Raven has been developing the path to autonomy in agriculture for years. Raven Autonomy is changing the ag technology landscape, helping ag professionals be safer, be more efficient and ultimately run their operation with less reliance on human variabilities.
“Raven Autonomy has made great strides in our dedication to autonomous technology,” said
“We recently announced the opening of the Raven Canadian Headquarters, which will function as a central campus for precision and autonomous agriculture innovations, training and service in
As the first commercially-available solution in the Driverless Ag Technology product line, AutoCart is now available for pre-order. Through Raven Autonomy, the company is bringing more driverless ag products to market in the near future as it paves the way in autonomous farming on a global scale. Learn more at https://ravenprecision.com/autonomy.
About Raven Applied Technology
For decades, Raven Applied Technology has been committed to maximizing operational efficiencies through its innovative agriculture technology. The company’s autonomous product suite, Raven Autonomy™, is an extension of that core. From field computers to sprayer and planter controls, GPS guidance steering systems, logistics technology, and autonomous solutions — Raven provides precision agriculture products designed for ag retailers and growers to remain competitive and profitable into the future. Learn more at https://ravenprecision.com.
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