Rugged Electronics for Tough Environments

Since Appareo’s founding in 2003 by agriculture electronics pioneer Barry Batcheller, the company has become a recognized leader in the custom design, development and manufacture of innovative electronic and software solutions for tough environments.

Asset Tracking
Appareo’s asset tracking products range from shorter distance, active radio frequency identification (RFID) tags, to longer distance products that contain cellular and GPS capabilities.
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Data Services
Appareo offers a true end-to-end solution with global data management, device management, and account management conveniently accessed through the Appareo Data Services Portal.
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Telematic Control Units
Appareo’s Gateway line of telematic control units (TCUs) allows customers to couple the capabilities of a modern LTE connectivity device and a powerful computational platform capable of receiving and processing data from a wide range of vehicle networks and buses.
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Acoustic Material Flow Sensors
Appareo’s flow sensors effectively measure material flow in the most challenging and important environments.
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iPad-Based Machine Control and Monitoring
Appareo provides stable iPad controllers for confident interfacing with touch screen displays in high vibration off-road environments.
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Smart Cameras and Optics
Custom design and manufacturing of smart cameras and optical sensors for rugged environments, using Appareo deep neural networks for machine learning.
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Aftermarket Ag Products
Appareo brings aftermarket products to growers through the affiliate company, Intelligent Agricultural Solutions.
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Customer Success Story: Seed Hawk
Appareo worked with Seed Hawk to design an entire electronics architecture for an air seeder, the control logic, and the user experience to accompany the system.
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Electronic Motor and Hydraulic Control
Appareo’s experience is backed by extensive experience in implementation of CAN-based systems, with deep in-house experience with J1939, ISOBUS, and other CAN-based and proprietary protocols.
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Designed, Tested, and Built in the USA
Appareo products are tested and manufactured in the United States.
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