Hemisphere GPS Announces New Tractor Installation Kits and Reverse Steering
for Outback eDriveX(TM)

CALGARY, May 17 /CNW/ - (TSX: HEM) Hemisphere GPS announces the availability of new installation kits for the high-performance Outback eDriveX auto-steering system. These new kits support articulated tractors, providing more options for customers seeking precision steering and control performance. eDriveX also now supports reverse steering - a benefit to customers requiring the ability to reverse course under certain circumstances.

"Providing support for articulated tractors and reverse operation are the logical next steps for the eDriveX system," says Jeff Farrar, Director of Marketing, Agriculture, for Hemisphere GPS. "With a large number of supported vehicles we are confident eDriveX will continue to build on the success of our auto-steering products."

Customized installation kits allow Outback eDriveX to be used with a wide variety of agricultural vehicles from such manufacturers as Case IH, John Deere, and New Holland. The hydraulic steering installation kits come complete with all the necessary hoses, fittings, and brackets. Detailed, yet easy to use, vehicle-specific step-by-step instructions enable customers to install the system themselves with no special training. Typically, the entire hydraulic installation can be done in just a few hours.

When combined with Outback S3(TM) and either Outback BaseLineX(TM) or Outback A220(TM)/A221(TM) for reliable, centimeter-level GPS accuracy, eDriveX offers a complete automated steering solution for high precision applications.

Outback eDriveX and the eDriveX hydraulic steering installation kits are available through Outback Guidance Centers, other distributors in North America, and through Hemisphere GPS distributors worldwide. Please contact Outback Guidance(R) customer service or visit http://www.outbackguidance.com for more information on kits for specific makes and models of agricultural machines.

Hemisphere GPS

Hemisphere GPS designs and manufactures innovative, cost-effective GPS products for positioning, guidance, and machine control applications in agriculture, marine, construction, and other markets. The Company holds numerous patents and other intellectual property and owns several leading brand names, including Outback Guidance(R), a leading brand in precision GPS for agriculture. The Company is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, with major product development, sales, and marketing facilities in Arizona, Kansas, and Australia. Hemisphere GPS is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) trading under the symbol "HEM" and is one of the TSX Cleantech designated companies. 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.

SOURCE AgJunction Inc.

For further information: For further information: Jeff Farrar, Director of Marketing, Agriculture, Hemisphere GPS, Phone: (785) 742-5131, E-mail: ground@hemispheregps.com, www.hemispheregps.com; Cory Pala, Investor Relations, E.vestor Communications Inc., (416) 657-2400, InvestorRelations@hemispheregps.com

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