Trimble Adds Advanced Line Acquisition to its Autopilot Steering System
New Technology Enables Up to 50 Percent Faster Line Acquisition to Increase Efficiency and Reduce Drive Time
The new OnSwath technology allows the user to customize their line acquisition to the vehicle, operation and operator preference including adjusting turn angle, approach angle and speed. Using OnSwath the vehicle projects its path to the line, which allows it to get online faster. As a result of these improvements, vehicle performance is more controlled, predictable and repeatable.
"By adding OnSwath to Trimble's Autopilot steering system, we've enabled farmers to be more efficient with their field operations," said
"With Trimble's OnSwath, I'm able to get online much faster and more accurately," said
OnSwath is currently available with a software update to the Trimble Autopilot system. Contact a Trimble reseller for more information. To locate a reseller, visit http://dealerlocator.trimble.com/.
About Trimble's Agriculture Division
Trimble Agriculture solutions enable customers to maximize efficiency and reduce chemical and fertilizer inputs while also protecting natural resources and the environment. Trimble's precision agriculture solutions cover all seasons, crops, terrains, and farm sizes, and its brand-agnostic strategy allows farmers to use Trimble products on most vehicles in their fleet—regardless of manufacturer. To enable better decision making, Trimble offers the
For more information on Trimble Agriculture, visit: www.trimble.com/agriculture.
Trimble applies technology to make field and mobile workers in businesses and government significantly more productive. Solutions are focused on applications requiring position or location—including surveying, construction, agriculture, fleet and asset management, public safety and mapping. In addition to utilizing positioning technologies, such as GPS, lasers and optics, Trimble solutions may include software content specific to the needs of the user. Wireless technologies are utilized to deliver the solution to the user and to ensure a tight coupling of the field and the back office. Founded in 1978, Trimble is headquartered in
For more information, visit: www.trimble.com.
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