Hemisphere GPS Announces Enhanced Eclipse(TM) Dual-Frequency GPS Receiver



    CALGARY, Sept. 8 /CNW/ - (TSX: HEM) Today, Hemisphere GPS, a leading
designer and manufacturer of advanced GPS products introduced its enhanced
Eclipse dual-frequency GPS receiver. The Eclipse receiver now supports USB
communication and enables data logging to standard external USB flash drives.
It also now utilizes an expanded number of standard RTK (Real-Time Kinematic)
message formats, such as RTCM v3, CMR, and CMR+, making the Eclipse receiver
compatible with CORS (Continuously Operating Reference Stations) and other RTK
base station networks. The Eclipse receiver also includes the updated library
from OmniSTAR(R), delivering improved acquisition time and performance.
    "These new enhancements have expanded the capabilities of our already
versatile Eclipse receiver," said Steven Koles, Hemisphere GPS President and
CEO. "This translates into our customers receiving even greater value from our
patented Eclipse technology."
    An affordable dual-frequency solution, the Eclipse receiver delivers
reliable centimeter-level accuracy by reducing code measurement noise and
mitigating multipath signals. Depending upon the application, Eclipse users
can record and post-process GPS data. In addition, users can choose from
several differential solutions including RTK, OmniSTAR (HP/XP) and SBAS
(Satellite-Based Augmentation Systems) such as WAAS, EGNOS, etc. Eclipse
receiver technology includes integrated L-Band tracking that powers down when
not in use, multiple serial and USB ports, and upgradeable firmware. With such
versatility and superior performance, the Hemisphere GPS' Eclipse receiver is
the ideal choice for OEM customers for integration into a wide variety of
precise applications including navigation and GPS machine control.
    The enhanced Eclipse receiver version will be available in an OEM
development kit by the end of September. Hemisphere GPS will also introduce
Eclipse-based finished products in the very near future.

    About Hemisphere GPS

    Hemisphere GPS designs and manufactures innovative, cost-effective GPS
products for positioning, guidance, and machine control applications in
agriculture, marine and other markets. The Company holds numerous patents and
other intellectual property and owns leading brand names, including Outback
Guidance(R) and BEELINE, two of the leading brands in precision GPS for ground
agriculture. The Company is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, with major
product development, sales, and marketing facilities in Arizona, Kansas,
Texas, and Australia. For more information about Hemisphere GPS, please go to
www.hemispheregps.com.

    The above disclosure contains certain forward-looking statements that
involve substantial known and unknown risks and uncertainties. These
forward-looking statements are subject to numerous risks and uncertainties,
certain of which are beyond Hemisphere GPS' control, including: the impact of
general economic conditions, industry conditions, increased competition, the
lack of availability of qualified personnel or management, fluctuations in
foreign exchange or interest rates, stock market volatility and market
valuations of companies with respect to the announced transactions and the
final valuations thereof, and obtaining required approvals of regulatory
authorities. Hemisphere GPS' actual results, performance or achievement could
differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by these forward-looking
statements and, accordingly, no assurances can be given that any of the events
anticipated by the forward-looking statements will transpire or occur, or if
any of them do so, what benefits, including the amount of proceed, that
Hemisphere GPS will derive there from.





For further information:

For further information: John Bohlke, Director of Product Marketing,
Hemisphere GPS, Phone: (480) 348-9919 x 7328, E-mail: info@hemispheregps.com,
www.hemispheregps.com; Cory Pala, Investor Relations, E.vestor Communications
Inc., (416) 657-2400, CPala@evestor.com

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