Hemisphere GPS announces settlement in Longview litigation



    CALGARY, Jan. 19 /CNW/ - (TSX:HEM) Hemisphere GPS announced today that it
has reached a settlement agreement in regard to litigation with Longview
Advantage Inc. This litigation began in 2006 and is related to the company's
previously discontinued telematics business. Under the terms of the settlement
agreement, Longview Advantage Inc. and Hemisphere GPS have agreed to dismiss
all claims and counter claims related to the litigation.

    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(R), 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. Hemisphere GPS trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange
under the symbol "HEM" and is a component of Standard & Poor's TSX SmallCap
Index. 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: Cameron Olson, Chief Financial Officer,
Hemisphere GPS, (403) 259-3311, colson@HemisphereGPS.com; Cory Pala, Investor
Relations, e.vestor Communications Inc., (416) 657-2400, cpala@evestor.com

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