Leica releases new RTK base station

Agriculture.com Staff 08/28/2012 @ 9:18am

Leica Geosystems has announced the latest release of the RTK base station for the farming industry, Leica GeoAce. With the accelerating rate of technology adoption within the Agriculture sector and the markets need for high precision positioning, the Leica GeoAce delivers robust hardware coupled with an advanced feature set.

Feature and function capabilities for the Leica GeoAce include multiple positioning modes, open standard formats for further cross compatibility and the ability to import and export data for reference positions and configurations. The built in radio and modem allows the base station to transfer reference data by either the internet or radio. Additionally the internet connectivity provides peace of mind with the ability for remote servicing and over the air software upgrades via Leica Virtual WrenchTM.

The intuitive design of the Leica GeoAce ensures true portability in the field and can achieve short fix times through superior algorithms from a combination of GPS and GLONASS constellations. The built-in display and keypad supports easy to use functions, quick set up times and configuration processes.

“Specifically developed with the farmer in mind, the Leica GeoAce ensures maximum returns whilst significantly reducing overlap and wastage in the field” said Derek Walsh, General Manager of Leica Geosystems Agriculture.

“To further increase cross compatibility with existing and third party farming equipment the Leica GeoAce provides flexibility like no other on the market” he said.

The Leica GeoAce RTK base station is available now at Leica Geosystems dealers.

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