Producers using John Deere's new JDLink telematics system have real time access to information about their machines in the field, which gives them an edge in productivity, maintenance and efficiency.
Advanced communications, data collection, GPS and other technologies are melded into the JDLink system which gives owners an instant update on machine location, hours, current operation and a host of other options.
Available as JDLink Select and JDLink Ultimate the new system is available for 2011.
JDLink Select includes the following information gathering:
* Roadmap/satellite map and driving directions
* Machine hours
* Geofencing (alerts if unauthorized personnel approach the machine)
* Curfew alerts
* Maintenance management
* Machine utilization profile
The JDLink Ultimate features the Select applications plus:
* Machine status and comparison
* Advanced machine utilization
* Customer alerts
*Export/scheduled e-mail report
* System usage information
As a part of a 2011 special promotion, JDLink Ultimate will be in installed on all new 2011 8R Series tractors with one year of complimentary service.
For more information visit www.johndeere.com.