Hemisphere GPS Completes Settlement Of Patent Infringement Lawsuits



    CALGARY, Sept. 28 /CNW/ - (TSX: HEM) Hemisphere GPS, a designer and
manufacturer of advanced GPS products reported today that it has reached a
confidential settlement with Trimble Navigation Limited, relating to
outstanding patent infringement lawsuits in the Northern District of
California and the District of Kansas. In accordance with the terms of the
settlement, the actions will be discontinued immediately.
    "We are very pleased to have reached a mutually agreeable settlement in
these matters and to be putting these matters behind us," stated Steven Koles,
Hemisphere GPS' President and CEO.

    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), one 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, and
Texas. For more information about Hemisphere GPS 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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