Patent Number: 7,133,757

Title: Assembly and an autonomous agricultural machine for performing an agricultural operation, in particular crop processing

Abstract: An assembly for performing an agricultural operation, in particular crop processing. The assembly is provided with an autonomous agricultural machine that is movable over a parcel for performing the agricultural operation and with a control unit for controlling the functioning of the autonomous agricultural machine. The control unit is provided with a memory containing sound-standard data. The control unit controls the functioning of the autonomous agricultural machine with the aid of the sound-standard data. An autonomous agricultural machine for performing the agricultural operation. The autonomous agricultural machine is provided with a control unit for controlling the functioning of the autonomous agricultural machine, with a position-determining system for determining the momentary position of the agricultural machine in the parcel, and with a sound meter. The control unit is provided with a memory containing sound-standard data. The control unit controls the functioning of the autonomous agricultural machine with the aid of the sound-standard data and/or data from the sound meter.

Inventors: Miedema; Theo Jan (De Lier, NL)

Assignee: Lely Enterprises AG

International Classification: G06F 19/00 (20060101); G05D 1/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 2019-11-07 0:00:00