|[November 27, 2012]
AGCO Launches Mobile App for Professional Farmers
DULUTH, Ga. --(Business Wire)--
AGCO, Your Agriculture Company (NYSE: AGCO), today announced the
availability of AGCO's latest global mobile application built to serve
agriculture professionals on-the-go, allowing them to manage their
operation from anywhere, anytime. "AGCO's industry-leading telemetry
service, AGCOMMAND®, has gone mobile. Building on the
capabilities of our existing AGCOMMAND wireless information solution,
it's exciting to deliver an app designed for the increasing demands of
professional farmers and the dealer network that supports them," said
Martin Richenhagen, Chairman, President and CEO of AGCO. "Professional
farmers and agriculture enterprises can increase their productivity
through this new, wireless agriculture management tool that focuses on
fleet management, vehicle health and overall machine uptime."
The AGCOMMAND App offers innovative Fleet Management, integrated radar weather** and rich history capabilities. (Photo: Business Wire)
AGCOMMAND is a complete end-to-end wireless information solution that
provides actionable machine information for professional farmers and
their dealers to support improved operations. With more than 13 new
features in the core telemetry service*, including new balerspecific
functions that benefit hay and forage farmers, the enhanced fleet
management capabilities allow users to more productively manage their
operation. AGCOMMAND telemetry service for remote machine monitoring is
available as an option on Challenger®, Massey Ferguson®
and Valtra® tractors, harvesting and application equipment as
well as fleet vehicles.
Features of the AGCOMMAND app include:
Unique, integrated radar feature tells you the weather conditions
where your machines are located**
Turn-by-turn directions to machines, from your current location
History of machine status and machine data
Ability to compare the performance of multiple machines
User-defined alerts from vehicles and machines
The new AGCOMMAND app is available as a free download in the Apple App
Store. The simple, yet powerful iOS application for both iPhone (News - Alert) and iPad
is easy to use and is available in 15 languages worldwide. To learn more
about the AGCOMMAND telemetry solution, please visit http://www.agcotechnologies.com/naen/AGCOMMAND.htm.
Visit the Apple (News - Alert) App Store to download the AGCOMMAND app today.
* Cellular service coverage may vary by region.
** Radar functionality currently available in North America,
Australia and New Zealand only.
iPhone and iPad are registered trademarks of Apple Inc. AGCOMMAND,
Massey Ferguson and Valtra are registered trademarks of AGCO Corporation
or its subsidiaries and affiliates. Challenger is a registered
trademark of Caterpillar and is used under license by AGCO.
AGCO, Your Agriculture Company, (NYSE: AGCO), is a global leader focused
on the design, manufacture and distribution of agricultural machinery.
AGCO supports more productive farming through a full line of tractors,
combines, hay tools, sprayers, forage equipment, tillage, implements,
grain storage and protein production systems, as well as related
replacement parts. AGCO products are sold through four core machinery
brands, Challenger®, Fendt®, Massey Ferguson® and Valtra® and are
distributed globally through 3,100 independent dealers and distributors
in more than 140 countries worldwide. Retail financing is available
through AGCO Finance for qualified purchasers. Founded in 1990, AGCO is
headquartered in Duluth, GA, USA. In 2011, AGCO had net sales of $8.8
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