NavCom Technology, Inc., a unit of
Deere & Company
), has introduced new software for its Sapphire-based receivers.
The software including the SF-3050, SF-3040, and LAND-PAK will
help customers to improve productivity.
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The multi-frequency GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System)
receivers are now able to support NavCom's new StarFire Rapid
Recovery feature. Other new features include support for
proprietary GLONASS RTK correction messages from third party base
stations and a new web server interface for the SF-3050.
Earlier, users would have to wait for 45 minute pull-in delay
when they lost the GNSS signal caused by shading, bridges or
other similar constraints. But now, GNSS receivers, using the GPS
and GLONASS system, will allow users to quickly regain StarFire
accuracy after short GNSS signal blockages.
StarFire Rapid Recovery will help customers ride through signal
outages of up to 3 minutes and regain the 5 centimeter (cm)
StarFire accuracy within 2 minutes after entering the StarFire
NavCom is a leading provider of advanced GNSS products for
original equipment manufacturers, value added resellers, and
system integrators needing high performance RTK systems and
global five centimeter level GNSS satellite corrections. It will
increase the maximum possible uptime for its users by StarFire
Rapid Recovery. The release of new software is in line with
Deere's commitment of continued investment in new products.
Moline, IL-based Deere is engaged in the production and
distribution of agricultural and forestry equipment, construction
equipment and engines worldwide. The company sells products in
the U.S. and Canada through branch offices as well as through
distributors and dealers for the resale of products
Deere currently holds a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).
Other stocks in the industrial products sector with a favorable
Zacks Rank are
Alamo Group, Inc.
CNH Global NV
). All retain a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).