Novariant Inc. has introduced the world’s first tablet-based auto-steering display system called SimpleSteer at the AgQuip show in Gunnedah, Australia.

With launch of SimpleSteer, the most advanced steering solutions from Novariant can now run on commercial tablets that are readily available in the market. The revolutionary SimpleSteer software solution from Novariant, a leading provider of precision steering solutions for agriculture, converts a commercial tablet to a command and control post for the auto-steering operation.

“SimpleSteer represents Novariant’s continued advancement and innovation in our core strength of precision steering. It brings the convenience and versatility of the consumer tablet into the cab of the tractor thereby making the total solution price even more affordable for growers” says Dave Vaughn, CEO of Novariant, Inc.

SimpleSteer, designed based on Novariant’s acclaimed A5 display simplicity, makes it possible for users to use their own tablet that they already know how to use, for steering hands-free with highest accuracy and repeatability. SimpleSteer runs inside of Novariant steering controller offered through select partners and accessed via web-browser on a tablet connected wirelessly. Novariant offers the SimpleSteer as an affordable software unlock, simple to use auto-steering display alternative to complement its current display options.

"We are very excited to make our global announcement here in Australia. With tablets becoming so ubiquitous and essential part of our daily lives, SimpleSteer offers the simplicity and affordability that brings the total price of the auto-steering solution within reach for thousands of farmers" noted Luke Schelosky, Managing Director of GPS Ag Pty Ltd, a wholly owned subsidiary of Novariant, Inc. and authorized distributor for Australia.