If you run a mixed brand fleet of machinery on your farm and need to exchange essential machinery data between machines you have to duplicate the information on each manufacturers platform or web portals. This is time consuming and increases the chances of errors creeping in. This is where DataConnect comes in.

Cloud-to-cloud solution

The DataConnect cloud concept.

Dataconnect allows users to view essential machinery data, including…

  • current machine location;
  • historical machine location;
  • fuel tank level;
  • status of the machine in the field;
  • machine speed.

…within the single data platform of their choice. Dataconnect is a new direct cloud-to-cloud solution enabling a seamless and automated data flow, without any effort required by the customer. This real-time data exchange allows a live overview of the whole machinery fleet. Furthermore, DataConnect works without any additional hardware or software components and ensures secure data handling.

Choice of digital platform

Customers can decide which company’s digital platform they prefer to use, to display all the data. As soon as they are connected, other manufacturers’ machines appear automatically. Machines are either displayed with icons in the respective brand’s colour combination or are visible in the icon’s information panel. Further partners and functions will be announced in due course.

CLAAS, 365FarmNet and John Deere

At present (November 2020) CLAAS, 365FarmNet and John Deere are now commercially available, with further partners to follow soon.

The John Deere website can be viewed here

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