John Deere's new self-driving tractor
At the fair specialized in new technological products known as CES 2022, John Deere announced its new creation. It is an autonomous tractor that can be easily controlled from a mobile device. It has been created with the 8R as a base and it is estimated that it will be available at the end of the year.
John Deere's new autonomous tractor: A key tool for farmers
The new autonomous tractor presented by John Deere is a tool that will be of great benefit for large-scale production. Without a doubt, it will come to be the right hand of farmers worldwide. It was designed with TruSet chisel plow jobs in mind.
Among its features, the StarFire GPS guidance system that composes it stands out. In addition, it has a wide variety of advanced technological supports. It is made up of 12 cameras that allow it to detect obstacles at 360° and calculate distances.
All the images that are captured by the cameras of the tractor, are classified in 100 milliseconds, determining if the machine is in movement or not. All this will depend on the obstacles. This feature brings out the technological quality of the new John Deere creation.
To use this machine, the user only needs to direct it to a field and then set it up in stand-alone mode. Using John Deere Operations Center Mobile you can put the machine to work. While the machine operates, the farmer can occupy himself with other things while monitoring his activity from his mobile.