14 Feb 2020
Off-Road Vehicle Makers Electrify to Become as Large as Car Companies
Vehicles for construction, agriculture and mining CAM have become one industry served by giants such as Caterpillar, CNH Industrial, John Deere and Komatsu but also small businesses making the new requirements such as drone systems and weeding and mine survey robots.
16 Dec 2019
Escapers from Peak Car
At the recent Future of Transportation Conference in Vienna (Dec 2019), most speakers were warning of the impending severity of peak car.
10 Dec 2019
Xarvio, a BASF Digital Farming brand
Xarvio is a software platform for digital agriculture owned by global chemicals company BASF. Xarvio tools help improve decision making on farms by letting users monitor and manage their fields, as well as identify weeds and pests during field inspections. In December 2019, IDTechEx Analyst spoke with Louis Wells, Solutions and Services manager at BASF, about the Xarvio platform.
15 Jul 2019
Future of Heavy Duty EV Motors Off Road
Fork lift trucks are almost all induction because reliability and affordability trump performance here. Their batteries are rapidly going lithium-ion for something less toxic and nearer to fit-and-forget but there is no similar issue with the motors.
16 Aug 2018
Monsanto case reaffirms that robotics is the future of agrochemicals
Last week a US court held Monsanto's glyphosate responsible for causing cancer in a ground keeper, awarding $289M of damages. You might wonder what the link between this verdict and agricultural robotics is? The answer is everything.
22 Jun 2018
John Deere PD400 Inverter used in Fuso eCanter
John Deere Electronic Solutions is pleased to announce the PD400 inverter as a key component in the Fuso eCanter fully electric truck.
22 Jun 2018
John Deere announces new inverter distributor in Germany
John Deere Electronic Solutions is pleased to announce a new distribution and support agreement with Rational Motion GmbH, which is headquartered in Cologne, Germany.
8 May 2018
New versus Old Robotics: How everything is changing
In this article, we will describe the upcoming transformation in the world of robotics. This analysis is drawn from our report New Robotics and Drones 2018-2038: Technologies, Forecasts, Players
15 Mar 2018
Agricultural robotics and drones: diversity of functions, forms
Our research, published in Agricultural Robots and Drones 2018-2038: Technologies, Markets and Players, describes how robotics is transforming the world of agriculture. Indeed, our previous articles have described agricultural robotics and drones could become a $28Bn and $35B industry by 2028 and 2038, respectively. In this article, we seek to demonstrate the diversity of functions, forms and fortunes that exists, and will continue to exist, in agricultural robotics.
11 Sep 2017
Deere to advance machine learning capabilities through acquisition
Deere & Company has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Blue River Technology, a leader in applying machine learning to agriculture.