Hexagon in-cab terminal offers precision ag options
- Future Farming
- Hexagon Agriculture’s AgrOn Ti7 in-cab terminal features an aluminium case designed to cope with the rigours of farm machinery applications and can operate a number of precision farming solutions. Available to end users and to manufacturers for bespoke machinery integrations, the Hexagon AgrOn Ti7 in-cab terminal has a 7-inch colour touch screen with contrast said to be sufficient for daytime viewing in bright conditions and for use at night or in low visibility situations. For guidance and ‘work done’ applications, there are 2-D and 3-D display options, with all inputs handled via the screen – there are no physical buttons except for switching on and off.Built-in 3G and WiFi connectivityAt the rear, CAN, USB and RS-232 interfaces are complemented by built-in 3G and WiFi connectivity, with remote technical assistance available. The AgrOn Ti7 reads maps in shape (.shp) format and will import prescription maps as well as exporting maps of work completed. It can also be used to operate functions such as Hexagon’s AgrOn Guidance and Auto Steering packages with a suitable antenna for connection GNSS services such as GPS, GLONASS and Terrastar.Auto steeringFor auto steering, multi-axis gyro sensors and software are available to compensate for vehicle pitch and sway across undulating ground, waylines can be prepared separately and uploaded, and auto steer in straight lines and curves is available. Precision farming software packages from the Brazilian agri technology company include Planter Control providing on/off, variable rate, section control and rate control of seed plus up to three fertilisers.Sprayer ControlSprayer Control provides automatic regulation of application rate and sequential boom section on/off; and Fertilisation Control covers spreader calibration, variable rate application and section control.