Escorts has collaborated with technology giants Microsoft, Reliance Jio, Trimble, Samvardhana Motherson Group (SMG), WABCO, Bosch and AVL for precision and automated farming solution.
The partnerships and relationships will enable development of a range of farm machines with electric transmissions, autonomous applications, remote vehicle management, data-based soil and crop management and sensor based guided farm applications.
Escorts has collaborated with AVL for electric driveline technology; Trimble for sensors, controls, water level management system and automated e-steering; Samvardhana Motherson Group for smart interface cabins & care plus – a two-way voice interface for real time service; WABCO for vehicle controls & automation technology; Microsoft for its cloud & AI technology enabling precision agriculture capabilities to help farmers make informed decisions and get more from their farms; Bosch for future emission readiness and last but not the least, with Reliance Jio for enhancing farm machinery life cycle with networked platform providing top-notch service and genuine spare parts across the country.
The company has also launched India’s first automated concept tractor at that brings the power of next generation digital vehicle technologies aimed at precision-based farming. Esclusive, Escorts Annual Innovation Platform.
Escorts through Esclusive platform also showcased collaborated technology with Tadano for high-end cranes under its newly announced Joint Venture, as well as launched high-end locomotives brake electronic solutions, becoming first Indian company to do so.
Speaking on the occasion, Chairman and Managing Director of Escorts, Nikhil Nanda said, “Esclusive is our annual innovation platform which showcases unique innovations and disruptions in agriculture, construction and railways segments in collaboration with global technology players. Last year we launched world’s first electric compact tractor concept and this year we have pioneered autonomous farming solution platform in association with seven strategic technology tie-ups which will transform agricultural practices for better returns to farmers.”