Hemisphere GPS Introduces the Air IntelliFlow(R) Dual Rate(TM) System for Aerial Application

    CALGARY, July 21 /CNW/ - (TSX: HEM) Hemisphere GPS announced today that
it has released a new product for the aerial application market that will
greatly improve the efficiency of applications and the productivity of pilots.
The Air IntelliFlow Dual Rate system is the latest addition to the Hemisphere
GPS precision aerial product line which is targeted at a broad range of
applications, including crop spraying, pest control, forestry, and fire
management. Built on the market-proven and reliable Hemisphere GPS Air
IntelliFlow automatic flow controller, the unique design of the Air
IntelliFlow Dual Rate controller improves the efficiency and effectiveness of
aerial application by independently managing two separate spray systems on one
    "Our new Air IntelliFlow Dual Rate system represents the evolution of our
product line to meet the growing sophistication and demands of the aerial
application market," said Chad Lind, General Manager of Air Products for
Hemisphere GPS. "Air IntelliFlow Dual Rate eliminates the limitations of
single flow variable rate controllers, allowing our customers to be more
productive and effective."
    "When using a traditional variable rate system, as I change the rate, the
system simply releases more or less liquid, which creates droplets that may be
too heavy or too light resulting in a less than perfect spray job," stated Les
Brown, pilot for Pay's Air Service in New South Wales, Australia. "The Air
IntelliFlow Dual Rate maintains an ideal droplet size, significantly improving
the spray efficacy and minimizing its drift."
    Improving spray efficacy and controlling spray drift are the two most
critical goals of any aerial application. The Air IntelliFlow Dual Rate
achieves this by constantly maintaining a desired droplet size. It provides a
solution for true variable rate spraying, and surpasses the performance of
traditional variable rate systems. Using Air IntelliFlow Dual Rate, aerial
applicators are able to control spray over a wider range of application rates.
On fields that require different rates for different areas in the same field,
the operator can use a method often referred to as direct injection, applying
a constant rate of spray while varying the concentration of chemical within
the spray. The Air IntelliFlow Dual Rate system also enables aerial
applicators to apply two different rates on the same swath to spray a field
continually with one application and spot spray with another. All these
features reduce trips between job sites and the pilot's base in order to
reload for different applications, thereby reducing costly and wasteful flight
    The IntelliFlow Dual Rate system offers all the same valuable features of
the original Hemisphere GPS Air IntelliFlow controller, including a wide range
of turbine and meter sizes, and the ability to pre-enter hopper input and boom
output. When combined with the Hemisphere GPS Air M3(TM) featuring AirTrac(TM)
software, pilots have the ability to fly and spray precise patterns using
state of the art GPS guidance. Together, Air M3 and IntelliFlow Dual Rate will
reduce input costs by minimizing skips and overlaps, reducing flight time, and
maximizing the precision of the application. Hemisphere GPS will begin
shipping IntelliFlow Dual Rate systems in August 2008. Current Hemisphere GPS
IntelliFlow users can convert to the new Dual Rate system by purchasing an
IntelliFlow Dual Rate system upgrade kit.

    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. 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 7328, 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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