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DSA VCG – The Telematics and Diagnostics Unit for Agricultural Machinery

“Where is my agricultural machine?"
“How long will it take to harvest the field?“
“In what condition is the tractor?“

This and more telemetry information is delivered by our DSA VCG (Vehicle Connectivity Gateway) via a mobile online connection to portals which can be viewed and evaluated by contractors and farmers:

ISOBUS? No problem: The VCG serves as ISOBUS task controller, file server file server client enabling the acquisition, processing and provision of ISOBUS data.

Vehicle Location
To ensure the efficient disposition and status monitoring of the vehicles, position and movement data of the agricultural machine are transmitted constantly and live via GPS data. In addition, contractors and farmers gain comprehensive insights into geo-fencing data.

Remote Diagnostics and Flash Programming
With our many years of experience in the field of vehicle diagnostics and flash programming, the DSA VCG offers optimal implementation of status monitoring and performance of firmware updates. Recording important parameters such as fuel consumption, etc., both remote monitoring and predictive maintenance are enabled. In addition, the device’s firmware can be easily updated remotely via Firmware Update Over-The-Air (FOTA) and thus can be equipped with new functional modules and adapted to new customer requirements.

Wireless VCI
In the workshop, the DSA VCG can be used directly as a wireless VCI and can be addressed by a workshop diagnostic tester or flash system via standards such as ISO22900-2 (D-PDU API) and SAE 23534 (PassThru). Thus, access to the agricultural machine during diagnostics requires no additional hardware.

Anti-Theft Protection
The remote-control-unit VCG controls and monitors the condition of the machine remotely by detecting motion through an internal acceleration sensor. Moreover, an integrated battery ensures the transmission of position and status even when the supply voltage is switched off.


Our telematics and diagnostics unit VCG (Vehicle Connectivity Gateway) is already in use in thousands of agricultural machines from various manufacturers with the aim of making the work of contractors and farmers more transparent and efficient. Have we aroused your interest? Then just contact us for more information.

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