Danfoss Power Solutions launches A+ software30 November 2023

Danfoss Power Solutions A+ software

Danfoss Power Solutions has formalised software for autonomous off-highway machinery, which is said to reduce development time and costs.

The A+ software consists of preprogrammed and pretested software blocks built into Danfoss’ XM100 autonomous controller hardware. Each block covers key areas such as perception, positioning, and navigation. A+ software enables users to add autonomous functionality by integrating the blocks into their machine applications, eliminating the need to develop software from scratch.

A+ software is offered in two tiers: A+ Essentials and A+ Advanced. Included with a Plus+1 professional license, A+ Essentials provides basic software tools and blocks to get users started on autonomous machine development. A+ Advanced is a paid solution that provides advanced software blocks and access to future A+ Advanced features and updates.

Peter Bleday, head of autonomy at Danfoss Power Solutions, said: “Autonomous functionality is improving machine performance and safety and helping relieve labour shortages across a number of industries, particularly specialty agriculture, animal husbandry and airport ground support. The benefits of autonomy are wide-ranging, making it a powerful solution. OEMs that adopt autonomous functionality early stand to gain a significant advantage. With our new A+ software, we can help OEMs get to market faster with machines that stand out from the competition. Danfoss has both the solutions and the expertise needed to guide companies on the road to autonomy.”

In addition to software, Danfoss offers engineering services and a portfolio of hardware required for autonomous functionality. The company’s autonomous custom engineering services team can help OEMs by providing hardware selection support and machine programming. Danfoss components such as steer-by-wire, e-steering, electronics, telematics, machine interfaces, controllers, and hydraulics provide a comprehensive solution.

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