MOLINE, Ill., November 16, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — John Deere (NYSE: DE) has been named CES® Winner of the Innovation Awards 2023 Best of Innovation in the Robotics category and winner in the Vehicle Tech & Advanced Mobility category for its fully autonomous tractor. This is the fourth consecutive year that John Deere has received an innovation award from the Consumer Technology Association (CTA). The announcement was made ahead of CES 2023, the world’s most influential tech event, where John Deere will deliver a keynote. CES 2023 takes place January 5-8 in Las Vegas, Nevada and digitally.
John Deere’s fully autonomous tractor incorporates technologies such as cameras, artificial intelligence (AI), sensors and super-fast GPU processors to navigate a field without an operator in the cab, helping customers be more efficient, productive and profitable.
“Farmers never run out of work to do on any given day,” said Jahmy Hindman, John Deere’s chief technology officer. “With our fully autonomous tractor, farmers have the flexibility to focus on the most pressing tasks on their farm while the machine takes care of what they don’t have the time or manpower to do. We continue to invest in autonomy and automation to support the important work our customers do every day.”
The CES Innovation Awards program, owned and produced by CTA, is an annual competition recognizing outstanding design and engineering in 28 product categories. The judges reviewed the submissions based on innovation, engineering and functionality, aesthetics and design.
The Robotics category of the Innovation Awards highlights programmable or otherwise intelligent machines capable of performing specific tasks or mimicking human movements or interactions. The Vehicle Intelligence & Advanced Mobility category highlights automotive and other transportation products and services that integrate technology into the driving or driving experience, whether improving safety, navigation, experience passengers or enabling autonomous driving functionality.
About John Deere
Deere & Company (www.JohnDeere.com) is a world leader in the delivery of agricultural, turf, construction and forestry equipment. We help our clients push the boundaries of what is possible in more productive and sustainable ways to move life forward. Our technology products, including John Deere Autonomous 8R Tractor, See & Spray™ and E-Power Backhoe, are just a few of the ways we are helping meet the world’s growing needs for food, shelter and infrastructure. Deere & Company also provides financial services through John Deere Financial.
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