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The story of how John Deere developed one of the best GPS locators in the world.

"One of the most accurate GPS-based location systems in the world isn’t a hyper-secret military technology or a top-of-the-line scientific device – it’s John Deere’s RTK network, a dual-band GPS system that lets farmers track their planting, harvesting and more to an accuracy of less than an inch." .

“It’s one of the most difficult and exciting programs that Deere’s ever done,” according to Terry Pickett, manager of advanced engineering at the company’s Intelligent Solutions Group."

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This article is fantastic and well worth the read, please follow this link to access the full article by Jon Gold at ARN Net.  https://www.arnnet.com.au/article/619790/how-john-deere-developed-one-best-gps-locators-world/

Source: Gold, J. Network Wold, ARN Net "How John Deere developed one of the best GPS locators in the world", 25 May 2017.

 

 

 

Topics: Technology

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