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Valtra SmartTouch / Farm equipment

Valtra SmartTouch
Valtra SmartTouch

Discipline: Product

Discipline: Product

Valtra Smart Touch is an armrest and user interface which holds the controls for all of the functions of a modern tractor. Today, tractors have more functions than cars and they have become overwhelmingly complex to use – with most tractors you have to read the manual to even get the tractor to move. The main idea behind the Valtra Smart Touch is simplicity – everything should be intuitive, without reading any manual. The physical armrest has an ergonomically designed horizontal drive lever, with everything located close to your hand. The digital UI is based on skeuomorphism, but has been greatly simplified.

  • TARGET GROUPS Specific sub-group: Demanding tractor user who wants to use most effective high technology solutions in their work

  • TARGET REGIONS Africa, Asia, Australia/Oceania, Europe, South America

  • DEVELOPMENT TIME other period: This Smart Touch armrest and completely new UI to control tractor took 5 years to develop

  • DATE OF LAUNCH 2017

Client / Manufacturer

Valtra Inc.

Valtra Inc.
Suolahti, Finland

Design

Valtra Inc.

Valtra Inc.
Suolahti, Finland

Arto Riimala, Tuomas Nevaranta, Kimmo Wihinen