John Deere Connect Mobile

Feature Overview
John Deere Connect Mobile
  • Monitor the performance of your combine, planter, or sprayer.
  • Understand what adjustments can improve the job performance.
  • Analyze detailed machine information to maximize results from the work you do to make better decisions in the future.
Feature Overview
John Deere Connect Mobile
  • Monitor the performance of your combine, planter, or sprayer.
  • Understand what adjustments can improve the job performance.
  • Analyze detailed machine information to maximize results from the work you do to make better decisions in the future.
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Features

Monitor job quality when planting, spraying, and harvesting

Connect Mobile split-screen view lets users compare two quality layers at once for planting and sprayingConnect Mobile split-screen view lets users compare two quality layers at once for planting and spraying
Connect Mobile overview

John Deere Connect Mobile is a mobile app that utilizes an Apple® iPad® tablet in the cab and helps the operator monitor job quality during planting, spraying, and harvest operations. Connect Mobile documents and displays multiple quality layers, helping the operator monitor and more easily detect problems that can occur during planting, spraying, or harvest. Connect Mobile also has a common user interface that makes it easy to use between different pieces of John Deere equipment.

Planting attributes
Connect Mobile split-screen view lets users compare two quality layers at once in every operationConnect Mobile split-screen view lets users compare two quality layers at once in every operation

Monitor and document key performance indicators in high-definition map layers and dashboard tiles such as:

  • Actual population
  • Target population
  • Singulation
  • Seed-spacing coefficient of variation (CV)
  • Applied downforce
  • Gauge wheel margin
  • Ride quality
  • Ground speed
  • Variety
Spraying attributes
Connect Mobile actual rate map and pressure map in split-screen view gives the operator deeper understanding of machine performanceConnect Mobile actual rate map and pressure map in split-screen view gives the operator deeper understanding of machine performance
  • Actual rate
  • Rate deviation
  • Ground speed
  • Pressure
Harvest attributes
Connect Mobile split-screen view lets users compare a previous planting layer with current harvest layer, giving the operator instant understanding of variety performanceConnect Mobile split-screen view lets users compare a previous planting layer with current harvest layer, giving the operator instant understanding of variety performance
  • Ground speed
  • Moisture
  • Dry yield
  • Wet yield

Apple and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc.


Connect Mobile harvest makes ICA extremely easy. ICA can assist operators in improving the overall daily and seasonal productivity and quality of the combine. This feature is designed to resolve issues operators face during changing crop or harvest conditions and improve combine efficiency.

NOTE: ICA is available only on Final Tier 4 (FT4) model year 2014 through 2017 S-Series Combines.

Select the performance issue that needs to be improved Select the performance issue that needs to be improved
See the recommendations given to improve the issue See the recommendations given to improve the issue
Users can apply the recommendation they want to try Users can apply the recommendation they want to try
ICA automatically makes the adjustment ICA automatically makes the adjustment
ICA shows when the adjustment is complete ICA shows when the adjustment is complete

Connect Mobile harvest also has a run time monitor with key indicators. These include rotor speed, fan speed, threshing clearance, chaffer opening, sieve opening, average moisture, average wet yield, and average dry yield during harvest.

They are displayed on the iPad for easy monitoring. When a combine adjustment is made, the operator can see the machine indicators that are affected as they change in real-time.

iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc.


Planting
Connect Mobile hardware is factory installed on all model year 2015 and newer planters with ExactEmerge™ row-units and all model year 2017 and newer planters factory installed with MaxEmerge™ 5e row-units, making it easy to get started with Connect Mobile. Ask a dealer for more information about retrofit kits.

Spraying
Connect Mobile hardware is factory installed on all model year 2017 sprayers. In 2018 and newer sprayers, the 4600 CommandCenter™ Display eliminates the need for the wireless data server (WDS). Producers can also retrofit Connect Mobile on older sprayers with a GreenStar™ 3 2630 Display by installing the sprayer field kit.

Harvesting
Connect Mobile hardware was factory installed on all model year 2016-2018 S-Series Combines. In 2018 and newer combines, the 4600 CommandCenter Display and Modular Telematics Gateway (MTG) replace the need for a WDS, making it just as easy to get started with Connect Mobile. Producers can also retrofit Connect Mobile on older combines with a GreenStar 3 2630 Display by installing the combine field kit. The S700 Series Combines cannot utilize a WDS. Connect Mobile cannot be used if the GreenStar 3 2630 Display is installed as the Precision Ag display.

Learn more about Connect Mobile in the Field and Crop Solutions section within the Precision Ag Technology product line and how it can improve the quality of planting and spraying jobs.


Tractor cab with the GreenStar© 3 2630 and 4600 CommandCenter© displays Tractor cab with the GreenStar© 3 2630 and 4600 CommandCenter© displays

Connect Mobile is a solution that uses an Apple® iPad® tablet to help the operator better understand and manage the performance of their machines and implements. The iPad is utilized in the cab and works in conjunction with the GreenStar 3 2630 Display and 4600 CommandCenter or 4640 Universal Display. The Connect Mobile app augments the existing information available by displaying high-resolution, quality maps and performance metrics that are not offered by the GreenStar 3 2630 and 4600 CommandCenter or 4640 Universal Display.

To simplify the use of Connect Mobile, the field selection, crop type, products, and other documentation setup data are configured in the GreenStar 3 2630 and 4600 CommandCenter or 4640 Universal Display and automatically sent to the iPad. Accuracy of the documentation data and the maps are also important with Connect Mobile.

The global positioning system (GPS) information of the StarFire© 3000 or 6000 Receiver is also sent to the iPad, improving the accuracy of maps. This ensures the documentation data being captured is accurate and displayed on the iPad properly.

Connect Mobile also works with a variety of other existing John Deere technology solutions. Please refer to the compatibility section for all the details.

NOTE: The 4200 CommandCenter and 4240 Universal Displays are not compatible with Connect Mobile. The 4640 Universal Display is compatible for harvesting using the Connect Mobile Server (CMS) and can be used with a wireless data server (WDS) for seeding and spraying.

Apple and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc.


Field Review is a functionality that enables the grower to view previous data documented by the Connect Mobile app. It also allows the operator to download data from the Operations Center to view during the current operation. The grower can access their data directly from an iPad® tablet at any time or in any place.

Field Review enables the grower to select the field and operation they desire to view. The grower can then select any of the previous map layers to view on the iPad.

Field Review provides the grower the ability to perform basic crop scouting activities after the crop has emerged. Growers can utilize this functionality to validate planter performance, check chemical efficacy, or help identify potential agronomic issues that can occur in a field.

If the iPad is cellular capable and has an active data plan, Field Review will display the location of the user in the field as they perform their scouting activities.

Variety map using field review; blue dot represents current location of the iPad® in the field Variety map using field review; blue dot represents current location of the iPad® in the field
Select the Menu button and choose Field Review Select the Menu button and choose Field Review
Select a field Select a field
Select a map Select a map
Select a past operative Select a past operative
Boundaries and flags are visible in Field Review Boundaries and flags are visible in Field Review

iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc.


Planting
Connect Mobile hardware is factory installed on all model year 2015 and newer planters with ExactEmerge© row-units and all model year 2017 and newer planters that are factory installed with MaxEmerge© 5e row-units, making it easy to get started with Connect Mobile. Ask a dealer for more information about retrofit kits.

Spraying
Connect Mobile hardware (wireless data server [WDS]) is factory installed on all model year 2017 sprayers. On 2018 and newer sprayers, the 4600 CommandCenter© Display (with Connect Mobile server app) eliminates the need for the WDS. Producers can also retrofit Connect Mobile on older sprayers with a GreenStar© 3 2630 Display by installing the sprayer field kit.

Connect Mobile is compatible with all R-Series Sprayers and all John Deere 30 Series Sprayers that are equipped with a 4640 Universal Display. The 4640 Universal Display includes the Connect Mobile server app, meaning there is no additional equipment required. The user simply pairs the Wi-Fi of the iPad® tablet to the wireless network of the 4640 Universal Display.

Harvesting
Connect Mobile hardware was factory installed on all model year 2016-2018 S-Series Combines. On S-Series combines, the 4600 CommandCenter or 4640 Universal Displays and Modular Telematics Gateway (MTG) replace the need for a WDS, making it even easier to get started with Connect Mobile. Users can bring an iPad tablet to the cab and go. Producers with older combines utilizing a GreenStar 3 2630 Display can also use Connect Mobile by installing the combine field kit.

Combines using the Connect Mobile Server (CMS) cannot utilize a WDS. Connect Mobile also cannot be used if the GreenStar 3 2630 Display is installed as the Precision Ag display.

Learn more about Connect Mobile in the Field and Crop Solutions section within the Precision Ag Technology product line and how it can improve the quality of planting and spraying jobs.

iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc.


Even though users currently do not see layers in Field Analyzer, Connect Mobile still has connections to the Operations Center data. Below are some of the ways that data is moved between Connect Mobile and the Operations Center to ensure producers and operators have the information they need to do the best job possible.

Flags
Create flags to warn operators of obstacles Create flags to warn operators of obstacles
Add field notes and photos to flags Add field notes and photos to flags

Create point flags and send them to Operations Center for viewing on the MyOperations© app or other connected apps or hardware like the Gen 4 displays.

Third-party layers
View third-party map layers in Connect Mobile View third-party map layers in Connect Mobile
Select map layers to view Select map layers to view

If third-party layers are available in Field Analyzer, they can also be seen on Connect Mobile.

Boundaries
View of active boundary in Connect Mobile View of active boundary in Connect Mobile
Zones within an active boundary Zones within an active boundary

Active boundaries are shown in Connect Mobile for a better understanding of work progress and making sure the entire field gets covered.

Downloaded layers from Operations Center
Variety layers visible in Connect Mobile Variety layers visible in Connect Mobile

Previously documented operational layers are viewable in Connect Mobile while performing the current operation.

The following layers can be downloaded from Operations Center for viewing on split-screen mode during the current operation:

 

Planting Harvest Spraying
Actual rate Yield Actual rate
Variety Moisture ---

Connect Mobile split-screen view Connect Mobile split-screen view

Connect Mobile split-screen view allows users to compare two quality layers at once for planting and spraying.

Connect Mobile overview

John Deere Connect Mobile is a mobile app that utilizes an Apple® iPad® tablet in the cab and helps the operator monitor job quality during planting, spraying, and harvest operations. Connect Mobile documents and displays multiple quality layers, helping the operator monitor and more easily detect problems that can occur during planting, spraying, or harvest. Connect Mobile also has a common user interface that makes it easy to use between different pieces of John Deere equipment.

Edges of the pass and direction of travel make it easier to understand how the field has been driven.

Planting attributes
Connect Mobile split-screen view Connect Mobile split-screen view

Connect Mobile split-screen view allows users to compare two quality layers at once in every operation.

Monitor and document key performance indicators in high-definition map layers and dashboard tiles such as:

  • Actual population
  • Target population
  • Singulation
  • Seed-spacing coefficient of variation (CV)
  • Applied downforce
  • Gauge wheel margin
  • Ride quality
  • Ground speed
  • Variety
Singulation alerts
Turning on singulation alerts and setting thresholds Turning on singulation alerts and setting thresholds
Singulation alerts in Connect Mobile Singulation alerts in Connect Mobile

Set thresholds for quality layers and get alerts when they are exceeded.

Planter Quality Manager screen Planter Quality Manager screen

Use Planter Quality Manager to precisely understand how each row is performing.

Spraying attributes
Connect Mobile actual rate map and pressure map in split-screen view gives the operator deeper understanding of machine performance Connect Mobile actual rate map and pressure map in split-screen view gives the operator deeper understanding of machine performance
  • Actual rate
  • Rate deviation
  • Ground speed
  • Pressure
Harvest attributes
Connect Mobile split-screen view Connect Mobile split-screen view

Connect Mobile split-screen view allows users to compare a previous planting layer with current harvest layer, giving the operator instant understanding of variety performance, and helping find how to best harvest the field.

  • Ground speed
  • Moisture
  • Dry yield
  • Wet yield
  • Relative grain loss - Beta
Show relative grain loss map - beta with trend graph Show relative grain loss map - beta with trend graph
Changes to loss monitor's calibration factor Changes to loss monitor's calibration factor

When the loss monitor's calibration factor changes, it is noted as a pin on the map and a vertical line on the trendline.

Apple and iPad are trademarks of Apple Inc.


Flag proximity notifications help avoid obstacles in the field that could damage equipment and cause downtime. Establish a perimeter around flags that mark obstacles in the field. When equipment moves within the selected perimeter, the operator will be notified with an audible tone on the iPad® tablet, as well as a pop-up notification on the Live Map in Connect Mobile.

Proximity Notification setting Proximity Notification setting

Turn the Proximity Notification on for each flag desired.

Setting desired flag distance Setting desired flag distance

Set the desired flag proximity notification distance for each operation type.

Set desired notification distance Set desired notification distance

Set the desired distance to activate the notification.

Radius of the distance setting is visible Radius of the distance setting is visible

A perimeter is visible on the screen of the radius of the distance setting.

Notification of vehicle within flag perimeter Notification of vehicle within flag perimeter

When the vehicle enters the perimeter, a sound is played in the iPad and a banner displays a “Flag Nearby” notification.

iPad is a trademark of Apple Inc.


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