HIAWATHA, KS, March 18, 2014 /CNW/ - (TSX: AJX)-- AgJunction, a leading provider of innovative hardware and software
solutions for precision agriculture, announced today the release of its
Advanced Task Controller for ISOBUS. ISOBUS is the industry's most
widely accepted and utilized electronic communication standard.
Last Fall AgJunction announced the addition of the Virtual Terminal
feature for Outback MAX to support ISOBUS implement control. This
latest Advanced Task Controller release complements that functionality
by now supporting automatic section control and rate control for
compatible ISOBUS ready implements such as planters and seeders.
"Our Advanced Task Controller provides a broader range of implement
control options and significantly increases our support for ISO-compatible equipment," said Rick Heiniger, President and CEO of AgJunction. "The Outback MAX
was designed to receive increased functionality and compatibility over
time, broadening its application and appeal to an ever wider customer
base. Today, Outback MAX works with the nearly all implements and
In addition to the Advanced Task Controller features, Outback MAX will
now have the added convenience of being WiFi-enabled. This feature
supports WiFi tethering between a user's existing smartphone or MiFi
device and Outback MAX allowing for data transfer, Internet access, and
receipt of RTK corrections utilizing existing data packages.
The Outback MAX ISOBUS Advanced Task Controller will be available for
purchase March 31st, 2014 through Outback Guidance Centers and through
AgJunction distributors worldwide. Upgrade kits are available for the
ISOBUS Virtual Terminal and Advanced Task Controller functionality
along with hardware kits for non ISO ready vehicles.
Visit www.Outbackguidance.com for more information.
About Outback MAX™
Outback MAX™ redefines simplicity in precision farming. The system works
seamlessly with eDriveX™ with eTurns™ and features section and variable
rate control within the rugged, high-definition console, complete with
ISO Universal Terminal capability. Full-featured section control,
monitoring, and guidance is possible through Outback MAX with video
support for up to 4 monitoring cameras and an optional switch box and
lightbar that conveniently attach to the console. For more information
AgJunction, Inc. provides innovative hardware and software applications
for precision agriculture worldwide. The Company holds numerous patents
and markets its products and services under leading brand names
including Outback Guidance®, Satloc®, and AgJunction® Cloud Services.
AgJunction supports advanced farming practices and enables seamless
data connectivity among growers and their agricultural service
providers. The Company is headquartered in Hiawatha, Kansas, with
facilities in Arizona, Pennsylvania, Manitoba and Queensland,
Australia. AgJunction is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX)
under the symbol "AJX" and is one of the TSX Cleantech designated
companies. For more information, please go to www.agjunction.com.
SOURCE: Agjunction Inc.
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