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20.09.2019 09:09

ISOMAX Wins Silver Medal as part of Agritechnica Innovation Award

Great news for The ISOBUS Experts: The German Agricultural Society (Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft – DLG) has now announced the winners of the Innovation Award Agritechnica 2019, with the joint ISOMAX project gaining a silver medal among a total of 291 entries!

Great news for The ISOBUS Experts: The German Agricultural Society (Deutsche Landwirtschafts-Gesellschaft – DLG) has now announced the winners of the Innovation Award Agritechnica 2019, with the joint ISOMAX project gaining a silver medal among a total of 291 entries!

“We are delighted and proud that ISOMAX has impressed the Innovation Commission. This is wonderful confirmation for us that it is well worth supporting innovation projects,” says Matthias Rothmund, Manager Products and Sales of The ISOBUS Experts at OSB AG. 

New compact system for ISOBUS retrofitting and ISOBUS testing

ISOMAX is a new, fully AEF-certified compact system. The cost-effective overall solution enables easy retrofitting of older devices and will provide new opportunities of entering the ISOBUS world, especially for experienced electronics practitioners, students in education as well as professionals.

Thanks to the open-source ISOBUS-Dev-Kit based on the ISOaglib of The ISOBUS Experts, ISOBUS-compliant individual solutions can be created very cost-effectively.
“It is important for the industry and ISOBUS as a whole that as much research and innovation work as possible is carried out. The ISOMAX system makes this easier – so we were very happy to support it with our ISOBUS software stack,” says Matthias Rothmund.

ISOMAX thus provides an answer to one of the biggest challenges that has been faced when implementing new ISOBUS applications to date, namely the high costs of hardware and software development as well as the knowledge deficits of graduates from research and educational institutions.

Functional scope and application possibilities

ISOMAX provides automatic implement recognition as well as the ISOBUS “TC-GEO” function. This eliminates the need for manual screen input and enables precision farming applications; for instance, the dimensions of the implement are made available for using the tractor steering system. A built-in MEMS sensor reliably documents working and driving times, and keeps a logbook of the hours actually worked. Networking, for example with the “Fliegl Counter”, is also possible. ISOMAX opens up new combinations of ISOBUS platforms and connected sensor systems as an integral part of the ISOBUS evolution.

ISOMAX was implemented by CNH in a joint development with The ISOBUS Experts, Fliegl Agrartechnik and the Competence Center ISOBUS e.V.
This year, 291 innovations were submitted for the leading innovation award of the international agricultural engineering industry. The  DLG Innovation Commission awarded one gold medal and 39 silver medals. The award ceremony will take place at agritechnica 2019, where The ISOBUS Experts will, of course, also be present (Pavilion 11, Booth C02)