Targeted. Efficient. Safe.

Control your machines optimally in the right track.

With LC:NAVGUIDE-Auto Steering you get a reliable solution for automatic steering of agricultural machines in the field. The basic module extends the functional range of Parallel Tracking in the area of automatic machine guidance. In future, your machines will not only be optimally guided in tracks across the field, but will also be controlled automatically. This allows you to achieve significantly higher accuracy than with manual steering alone. To integrate the solution into your agricultural machinery, an additional steering system consisting of a steering ECU, a high-precision GPS receiver based on RTK and the connection of the systems to the steering mechanisms of your vehicle is required.

  • Possibility of integration into a wide variety of manufacturer-independent steering systems
  • Adaptation of the software module according to individual customer requirements
  • Applicable in all phases of arable farming, from sowing and care to harvesting
  • Optimal utilisation of working widths independent of machine type and field shape
  • Reduction of resource expenditure in terms of personnel and means of production (e.g. seeds, fertilizer, ...)

Your machines - Our solutions

As a machine manufacturer or hardware supplier, you have the option of integrating our software packages individually into your existing system according to your requirements. Thus, you benefit directly from the numerous advantages of our solutions in terms of reliability, customer orientation and many years of expert knowledge. As your competent partner we accompany you from the initial idea through the individual requirements analysis to the complete integration of our solution into your system. Optimize your agricultural machinery now and benefit from the comprehensive advantages of LC:NAVGUIDE-Auto Steering.

Why LACOS as your partner?

LACOS provides you with almost 30 years of intensive experience in the field of software-supported machine control and information processing. Our seasoned developers work daily on the optimization and expansion of our Precision Farming solutions. Driven by innovation, creativity and customer wishes, we are always discovering new possibilities to adapt agricultural technology even better to the wishes and needs of the user. Algorithms and development structures specially developed for our purpose, profound analyses and state-of-the-art tools and standards are used in this context.

Advantages for your machines

  • Exact driving of each track in each phase of the field working process
  • Reduction of overlaps to a minimum
  • Increase of profitability through the optimization of resource management
  • Optimisation of field routes by determining the optimal tracks
  • Increased efficiency in the different work processes
  • Reliable systems take the strain off the driver
  • Guaranteed use even in darkness or poor visibility

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LACOS – A committed company

Regionally, as well as beyond its borders

The philosophy of LACOS is characterised by innovation, sustainability, customer satisfaction and employee safety. The commitment to implement these guiding principles and integrate them into the company's day-to-day operations has been confirmed by the wide range of awards and certificates that we have received.

In 2007 and 2011, LACOS won a silver medal at "Agritechnica" – the world's leading trade fair for agricultural technology – thanks to its innovative ideas.

The recruitment and securing of skilled workers are important management pillars at LACOS. Internal structures, processes and measures are always interpreted in terms of reconciling work and family life.

From the idea to the finished product – all development steps for the company's proprietary software products are carried out exclusively at the two German company locations.

After LACOS had been announced as one the finalists for the Grand Prize for Medium-Sized Businesses in 2016, the company was one of 30 companies in 2017 to be awarded the Medium-Sized Business Prize. 

The health and well-being of employees is an important asset for LACOS. Internal health management uses various measures to make work, organisation, structures and processes healthy.

For LACOS, ISO 9001 certification is an important element in ensuring and continuously improving overall quality management.

LACOS was once awarded the “Innovative through Research” seal for 2018/2019 by the Stifterverband für die Deutsche Wissenschaft e.V., the German donors' association for the promotion of humanities and sciences.

In accordance with the consulting guidelines of the Free State of Thuringia, the company receives a subsidy to increase its performance and competitiveness by providing advice from independent management consultants - intensive consulting and process support. The results and recommendations for action will be recorded in a consultant report. The funding is provided by the European Social Fund and state funds from the Free State of Thuringia.