|AgJunction Secures Patent for Three-Dimensional Terrain Mapping|
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Sept. 08, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- AgJunction Inc. (TSX: AJX), ("AgJunction"), announced that it has been awarded another new patent from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office titled “Three-Dimensional Terrain Mapping.”
The invention generates and utilizes three-dimensional terrain maps for vehicular control, including automatically or semi-automatically moving a vehicle along a desired path. The three-dimensional terrain maps that can be generated by this technology include natural features—such as rivers, hills, and ravines—and other objects, including vehicles, fences, and other obstacles in the area. These maps will improve implement height control and path planning, which will optimize steering performance and avoid collisions with obstacles.
“I am pleased to announce another addition to our extensive IP portfolio,” said Luke McBeath, Sr. Director of Engineering at AgJunction. “The Three-Dimensional Terrain Mapping patent is another step towards expanding our farm automation and making life easier for farmers.”
AgJunction currently owns or exclusively licenses over 200 precision agriculture patents and pending patents worldwide.