SIOUX FALLS, SD – (BUSINESS WIRE) –Raven Industries, Inc. (the company; NASDAQ: RAVN), the leader in Driverless Ag technology, announced today that it has the company’s OMNi technology suite on the Progress show on the farm, one of the largest public farm shows in the United States. At the show, Raven will showcase its industry-leading technology in the Autonomy Zone of the event where the company premieres OMNiDRIVE ™ on Case IH Magnum ™ and display case OMNiPOWER ™ conduct autonomous missions. The public can experience OMNi daily from August 31 to September 2, 2021 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Raven’s go-to-market strategy for OMNiDRIVE and dealer commitments for the technology have exceeded expectations. OMNiDRIVE was launched by Raven on May 12, 2021 with a one-year limited release of 75 aftermarket systems. Today all systems have signed up from the founding traders. For the remainder of the summer, the company holds OMNiDRIVE demonstration events where attendees experience firsthand how OMNiDRIVE controls a driverless tractor that pulls a grain wagon and synchronizes it with a harvesting machine. Anyone who wants to experience OMNiDRIVE and learn how the technology can dramatically affect their farm can register ravenprecision.com/events.
OMNiDRIVE demonstrations will be hosted by the company’s Founders Club members in the United States this summer. Raven formed the Founders Club, an elite dealer group, to improve the customer experience for Ag professionals researching new driverless Ag technology during OMNi’s first season of operation. The Founders Club includes intensive dealer training and demonstration requirements that help Ag professionals to think through a successful path to Autonomy © for their operations.
“We recognize the challenges our farmers face every day,” said Jim Lilleberg, Director of Precision Ag and Machine Control at Titan Machinery, Inc. Magnum Tractors, helping to solve the problem. We pride ourselves on being at the forefront of cutting edge technology and being the trusted partner to make this possible for our farmers. We believe this is the next big revolution in agriculture and we are excited to be a part of it! ”
OMNiDRIVE ™ is Raven’s aftermarket technology solution that turns existing tractors into driverless machines. The technology connects, manages and secures autonomous agricultural machinery and is compatible with:
Case IH Magnum CVT (2014-2020 models): M250 / 280/310/340/380 (available from October 2021)
New Holland CVT (2014-2020 models): T8.320 / 350/380/410/435 (available from October 2021)
John Deere 8Rs Powershift and IVT (2010-current models)
OMNiPOWER ™ is a self-propelled drive platform that is easily interchangeable with agricultural implements and allows the agricultural professional to perform multiple agricultural jobs. OMNiPOWER is Raven’s premier platform that will visually demonstrate the future of agriculture, drive industry innovation, and accelerate the adoption of advanced autonomous solutions.
To learn more about what to expect from Raven on the Farm Progress Show, visit ravenprecision.com/events/farm-progress-show.
About Raven Industries, Inc.
Raven Industries (NASDAQ: RAVN) offers innovative, high-quality products and systems that solve major challenges worldwide. Raven is a leader in precision agriculture, high-performance specialty films, and aerospace and defense solutions, and the company’s pioneering work in autonomous systems opens up new opportunities in areas such as agriculture, national defense and scientific research. Since 1956, Raven has designed, manufactured and delivered exceptional solutions that have earned the company a reputation for innovation, product quality and unmatched service. For more information, visit https://ravenind.com/.
About Raven Applied Technology
For decades, Raven Applied Technology has been committed to maximizing operational efficiency through innovative farming technology. The company’s autonomous suite of products, Raven Autonomy ™, is an extension of that core. From field computers to sprayer and seeder controls, GPS guidance systems, logistics technology and autonomous solutions, Raven offers precision farming products designed for agricultural retailers and farmers to stay competitive and profitable well into the future. Learn more at https://ravenprecision.com.