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  1. Raven Slingshot helps farmers resolve connectivity issues that are a problem in many rural areas. Paul Welbig, Slingshot General Manager, interviews with Delta Farm Press.
  2. Posted April 26th, 2013 in Industry News
    With this implementation, the users Slingshot data is now transmitted wirelessly from the field and is fully integrated into the ZedX AgFleet software.
  3. The Slingshot team is constantly seeking ways to improve the services we provide our valued clients. If you haven’t already tried it out, Fleet View can be found under the “Inform” button in your Slingshot account. Fleet View is a tool to track Field Hub and Base Station deployments. With this tool you can...
  4. We regularly receive the question, “Will you work on my local cellular network?” We have customers in rural markets where Verizon and AT&T are not the primary carriers. The short answer to these customers is “No, but we do work on Verizon, AT&T, and a variety of additional major carriers which have roaming agreements with these regional cellular providers.” Here is the long answer. In an effort to ensure the best user experience for Slingshot services such as RTK corrections, file transfer, remote service and more, Slingshot was developed as a “managed solution”...
  5. Posted May 9th, 2012 in Industry News
    We’re excited to continue to work with companies such as SSI, AgIntegrated, SST, AgWorks and others to promote a more open platform to provide solutions to customers. We have recently announced our second Slingshot® API implementation in the past two months. For those of you who don't know, the Slingshot API, or Application Programming Interface, is a software-to-software interface that is invisible to the end-user providing a simple way for one software system to communicate with another. This partnership with Software Solutions Integrated (SSI) will utilize the Slingshot API within their Agvance suite of software products. The Slingshot API is a powerful tool which also ensures...
  6. Posted April 16th, 2012 in Industry News
    Previously in this blog, I spoke about CORS and other 3rd Party RTK networks that are compatible with Slingshot. Today I want to elaborate on this subject, and specifically how the Slingshot CORS experience exceeds that of our competitors. At one time or another, everyone has likely heard the old saying, “You get what you pay for…”
  7. Posted March 16th, 2012 in Industry News
    One of Slingshot’s most powerful toolsets is less obvious than our Field Hub or RTK Base Station, but it will change the way operators and dealers do business.
  8. For Growers in covered regions, these RTK corrections offer the ability to improve farming efficiency in a very cost effective manner. As can be seen on the RTK Coverage Map on this website, the Departments of Transportation in many states offer Slingshot-compatible RTK corrections. The naming of the service varies by state, but some of the more common names are...