MENLO PARK, CALIF. - Agritechnica, Europe's largest exhibition for agricultural
machinery, has announced that AutoFarm, Division of IntegriNautics Corp.,
will be the recipient of an award from the German Agricultural Society
(DLG) during Agritechnica 2003, November 9, 2003 in Frankfurt, Germany.
AutoFarm is receiving a Silver Medal at the Agritechnica Innovations Show
for its AutoSteer RTK GPS tractor guidance system. This system utilizes
GPS technology to steer farm tractors and other self-propelled agricultural
equipment with consistent, repeatable sub-inch accuracy.
"All of us at AutoFarm and IntegriNautics are extremely pleased,
and honored, to receive this award from the German Agricultural Society.
The DLG's goal is to pursue innovations that translate scientific findings
into practical applications for agriculture. Our AutoSteer tractor guidance
system is doing just that, right now, on hundreds of farms in Europe,
the United States, Australia, Canada and the U.K.," says Shashi Raval,
CEO, IntegriNautics Corporation.
The DLG, founded in 1885, has over 15,000 members and is one of the four
top organizations in the German agricultural and food sector. The Agritechnica
2003 show is expected to have over 1,300 exhibitors from the sectors of
tractors, agricultural machinery, accessories and spare parts. The AutoSteer
system was awarded this Silver Medal by the Agritechnica Innovations Committee,
following their examination of over 250 submissions of various innovative
AutoFarm, division of IntegriNautics Corporation in Menlo Park, Calif.,
manufacturers and markets agricultural Global Positioning System (GPS)
guidance systems based on its experience in automatic aircraft landing
and other aerospace technology. AutoFarm can be found on the web at www.gpsfarm.com
or reached at 650-833-5600.
Lars Leckie, AutoFarm, Menlo Park, CA, Ph: (650) 833-5616
Joe Robertson, Fruehling Communications, San Diego, CA, Ph (858) 453-3761
AgriTechnica Show Award 10.15.03