OLATHE, Kan. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — March 5, 2012 — The introduction of Topcon’s new SGISfarm software at recent farm shows has been met with great interest. Featured at World Ag Expo, Tulare, California, National Farm Machinery Show, Louisville, Kentucky, and the Commodity Classic, Nashville, Tennessee, SGISfarm is Topcon Precision Agriculture’s (TPA) newest entry in the agriculture information market.
SGISfarm, the latest addition to the Topcon precision agriculture product lineup, is designed to provide a comprehensive software solution to add value to TPA's precision farming hardware products. (Photo: Business Wire)
SGISfarm, the latest addition to the Topcon precision agriculture product lineup, is designed to provide a comprehensive software solution to add value to TPA’s precision farming hardware products. It generated great interest from growers at all of the farm shows for its ease of use by farm owners and operators on their office computers.
Ray O’Connor, president and CEO of Topcon Positioning Systems (TPS) said, “This new software designed for the professional farmer is another step in filling out the Topcon agriculture product portfolio in order to provide complete solutions for precision farming.
“Thanks to continuing research and development of new products and software like SGISfarm, our precision agriculture business unit is up approximately 200 percent from the previous year and around 750 percent since the acquisition of Kee Technologies in late 2006. The agriculture market is a great extension to our core machine control technologies and we see this business unit as a key component for our future.”
Topcon Precision Agriculture is a business unit of Topcon Positioning Systems, Inc. (TPS). TPS designs and manufactures precise positioning products and solutions for the global surveying, construction, agriculture, civil engineering, mapping and GIS, asset management and mobile control markets. TPS’ parent company, Topcon Corporation (Tokyo Stock Exchange – 7732), was founded in 1932.
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