Hemisphere GPS Awarded New GNSS Antenna Patent

    CALGARY, Sept. 30 /CNW/ - (TSX: HEM) Hemisphere GPS, a leading innovator
and manufacturer of advanced GPS products continues to expand its intellectual
property portfolio with the addition of another patent. Hemisphere GPS was
awarded a patent for the Broadband Aperture Coupled GNSS Microstrip Patch
Antenna (U.S. Patent 7,429,952) today.
    "What makes this antenna design unique is its use of dielectric layers,"
states Dr. Michael Whitehead, Chief Scientist for Hemisphere GPS. "By using
dielectric layers, we are able to reduce interference from external sources,
such as radio frequency (RF) signals and improve multipath mitigation. This is
a real improvement in the design of microstrip patch antennas, and we are
pleased to have been awarded a patent for this technological advance."
    Hemisphere GPS customers are already enjoying the benefits of this
innovation. This technology is currently employed in the A20(TM) and A30(TM)
antennas as well as in the A100(TM) Smart Antenna. These antennas all boast
superior accuracy, sensitivity, and broadband reception. They all feature a
single printed circuit board which makes for easy assembly, and results in a
compact, robust, and affordable antenna for customers. Hemisphere GPS antenna
technology is the ideal positioning choice for agricultural, marine, and GIS
mapping applications.
    "We are proud to add this patent to our intellectual property portfolio,"
says Steven Koles, President and CEO of Hemisphere GPS. "Our customers have
come to expect precise innovative technology from Hemisphere GPS. With more
than 40 patents awarded and pending, we are planning on not only meeting, but
exceeding those expectations."

    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

    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 106, E-mail:
JBohlke@hemispheregps.com, www.hemispheregps.com; Cory Pala, Investor
Relations, E.vestor Communications Inc., (416) 657-2400, CPala@evestor.com

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