John Deere, LHP Telematics Collaborate to Simplify Data Management for Construction Professionals

In an effort to simplify data management and enhance job site productivity, John Deere and LHP Telematics — an industry leader in creating custom telematics solutions for the heavy equipment original equipment manufacturer (OEM) marketplace and aftermarket construction fleets — are joining forces to further advance the proficiencies of John Deere WorkSight™ and to put the power of JDLink™ data in the hands of customers. The latest John Deere telematics relationship allows customers to access data from all machines in a fleet from one location.

"By continuing to establish and build relationships with leading telematics hardware and software providers like LHPT, we’re providing our fleet managers with choices and increasing their efficiency and profitability daily," said Andrew Kahler, product marketing manager, John Deere WorkSight. "This further enhances the John Deere telematics platform, giving customers the flexibility to track data from their entire fleet. By combining all manufacturers' telematics data platforms in one application, customers can optimize their fleet management decisions and eliminate manual data as well as the need to switch from one manufacturer’s portal to the other."

LHP Telematics is a provider of customized telematics solutions uniquely designed for serving the most rugged of work environments, providing OEMs with greater value and understanding of how operators use their equipment as well as how that equipment performs. As part of the collaboration, John Deere customers will have direct access to valuable information, such as like meter readings, locations, fault codes, utilization hours and fuel consumption data for their entire fleet, regardless of the manufacturer.

"The ability to centralize fleet data into a single portal is a key factor in the long-term value proposition of telematics," said Travis Jones, chief technology officer, LHP Telematics. "The first version of the Association of Equipment Management Professionals (AEMP) data standard provided a good foundation for the next version, which includes additional data points and faults. The LHP Telematics system, in conjunction with John Deere WorkSight, will allow customers to use a broad variety of aftermarket telematics devices, and will enable them to pull advanced data from Deere and other OEM systems, into a single, easy-to-use portal."

In conjunction with LHP Telematics, John Deere offers an advanced interface for customers seeking the most up-to-date diagnostic information across their machines. Fleet managers can easily connect LHP Telematics hardware to the MyJohnDeere.com environment when they need to order parts or manuals, or when they want have a closer look at John Deere equipment in the JDLink Dashboard.

John Deere chose LHP Telematics based on its interoperability with WorkSight technologies and ease of use with customers. To learn more, contact your local John Deere dealer.

About Deere & Company

Deere & Company (NYSE: DE) is a world leader in providing advanced products and services and is committed to the success of customers whose work is linked to the land - those who cultivate, harvest, transform, enrich and build upon the land to meet the world's dramatically increasing need for food, fuel, shelter and infrastructure. Since 1837, John Deere has delivered innovative products of superior quality built on a tradition of integrity. For more information, visit John Deere at its worldwide website at JohnDeere.com.

About LHP Telematics

LHP Telematics (LHPT) is an industry leader in creating custom telematics solutions for both the heavy equipment OEM marketplace and aftermarket construction fleets. LHP Telematics offers the most configurable embedded application on the market for heavy equipment OEMs. This allows our OEM customers to have access to the entire set of standard and proprietary CAN messages for each equipment model. The OEM web portal can be quickly customized and branded to show your machines’ data in unique ways to derive maximum value from the system.

In addition to OEM services, LHPT offers a complete mixed fleet solution for the construction and off highway markets. This offering is based around a broad set of hardware options along with the ability to pull in data feeds from all major heavy equipment OEMs that offer telematics. The ability of the system to automatically generate and send reports in multiple formats allows equipment managers to distribute data in an easy-to-consume fashion so that all employees can see the benefits of the telematics solution without logging onto the system.

LHP Telematics solutions are simple, automated, and affordable, giving you the ability to organize, view, and control information flow in order to maximize your equipment’s efficiency. For more information, visit www.lhptelematics.com

Source: https://www.deere.com/en_US/corporate/our_company/news_and_media/press_releases/2017/construction/2017feb23-LHPtelematics.page?

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