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Kinze, Raven developing monitor solution

Kinze, Raven developing monitor solution

Kinze and Raven are developing a monitor that will eliminate reliance on ISOBUS.

Kinze has announced that through a partnership with Raven, they are in development of a standalone monitor solution for Kinze 4900 series planters. The goal will be to eliminate reliance on ISOBUS and other manufacturers’ software.

In addition to the monitor solution, Kinze’s plan is to have the 4900 planter also support ISOBUS virtual terminals that meet Kinze’s requirements and pass Kinze's qualification tests.

The monitor will include:

  • A large, color touchscreen monitor that will show all planter functions
  • A customizable screen layout so growers can choose which information to show
  • A “screen within a screen” feature, which means a user can monitor mapping and field coverage area, along with planter functions at the same time
  • Dedicated CANbus line to eliminate issues from overloading the CANbus with too many components.

Timing on the release of the monitor has not been announced, but Kinze says it could be ready by next spring.


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