Press Release Summary:
Equipped with 800 MHz Intel processor, Windows-based Viper PRO includes 256 MB RAM and 2 GB internal storage. It offers wireless connectivity to allow for Internet access including file transfer, text messaging, and vehicle location maps. Unit includes AccuBoom automatic boom section control, and can provide flow control for liquid, granular, NH3, planter, and injection. With multi-product variable rate option, computer can control up to 5 products using prescription map.
Original Press Release:
Raven Industries Releases New Viper PRO Field Computer
Raven Industries (NASDAQ: RAVN) today announced a new touch-screen based field computer - the Viper PRO. This system builds off of the highly successful Raven Viper by adding a faster processor, more memory, and added features. New options added to the Viper PRO include: real-time weather information collected by sensors mounted on the machine, wireless connectivity to allow for Internet access including file transfer, text messaging, and vehicle location maps. The Viper PRO can also be used with an N-Tech GreenSeeker(r) variable rate control system. Another new feature is the Raven LastPass 3-D guidance. The LastPass 3-D guidance program was initially introduced to the ag market in the Raven Envizio and Envizio Plus systems. Adding this feature allows the Viper PRO to be used with the Raven SmarTrax and QuickTrax assisted steering systems.
Raven Viper PRO features:
10.4" color LCD touch-screen
800 MHz Intel processor
Windows XP OS
256 MB Ram / 2 GB internal storage
Five product flow control - liquid, granular, NH3, planter, injection
Multi-product variable rate option - control up to five products using prescription maps
Raven LastPass 3-D guidance, the ultimate contour guidance pattern
Compatible with SmarTrax, SmarTrax DM, or QuickTrax assisted steering
AccuBoom - automatic boom section control
Autoboom Glide series - automatic boom height control
View coverage maps
3 USB ports for data transfer or optional applications, USB thumb drive compatible
Ethernet connection for future wireless communication
The Raven Viper PRO carries a list price of $4945.00 and will be available August 15th, 2007.
Celebrating 50 years of business innovation, Raven Industries was founded in Sioux Falls, SD in 1956, as a manufacturer of high-altitude research balloons for NASA and the American space program. From a single product line, they have evolved into a successful, diversified manufacturer publicly traded on NASDAQ (RAVN). Raven Industries' Flow Controls Division has provided precision solutions to the agriculture market for more than 25 years. From flow controls to high accuracy GPS and steering systems, Raven leads the way in integrating technology for today's agricultural market.
Additional materials on Viper PRO are available at ravenprecision.com/us/Press
For more information contact:
Holly L. Siegling, Marketing Coordinator
Raven Industries - Flow Controls Division
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Toll Free: 800.243.5435