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Success Story: Driver Terminal for KRONE Maize Harvesters

Customer Value

  • Fast time to market
    • After 3 months: first prototype in harvest
    • After 18 months: presented at Agritechnica
    • After 23 months: released final product
    • Achieved with 3 developers and 1 UI designer
  • Significant reduction of support costs
    • Fewer trips of support personnel for on-site maintenance due to VNC link
  • Enabled in-house development
    • Coached 3 developers, who have been self-dependent since 2014
  • Reusable software platform
    • Reused in mower conditioner
    • Reused for three hardware variants

Special Features

  • HMI, middleware in QML, Qt, C++ on embedded Linux
  • VNC link for remote support
  • Three screen resolutions and formats
  • Day and night mode
  • Multiple languages including Chinese and Japanese
  • Metric and imperial units
  • On-board diagnostics and calibration