Hemisphere GPS Wins Deloitte Technology Green 15 Award and Named Finalist for the ASTech Leadership Foundation Award

    CALGARY, Sept. 25 /CNW/ - (TSX: HEM) Hemisphere GPS, a leading designer
and manufacturer of advanced GPS products, was honored with the Deloitte
Technology Green 15 Award at a ceremony in Calgary last night. The award
recognizes companies creating innovative, important, and economically viable
intellectual property in the burgeoning field of green technology. Deloitte
Technology Green 15 companies are judged on technology solutions that deliver
both a significant environmental impact and a compelling return on investment
for their clients. Growers who utilize Hemisphere GPS ground agriculture
Outback Guidance(R) technology realize a significant return on their
investment. These products enable them to apply seed, fertilizer, and
chemicals with precision; thus reducing overall input costs and waste. In
turn, these savings have a positive impact on the environment as less fuel is
utilized, fewer vehicle emissions are released and less chemicals are applied.
    Also, Hemisphere GPS was named finalist for the Alberta Science and
Technology (ASTech) Leadership Foundation Award for its outstanding commercial
achievement in science and technology. The ASTech Awards are among the highest
honors available to individuals and organizations whose outstanding work has
had an impact on science, technology, business, medicine, the environment and
the lives of people in Alberta and all over the world. The Award winners will
be announced at the 2008 ASTech Gala on October 24, 2008, in Edmonton,
    "These awards represent our continued team effort to develop products and
technology that offer a great value to our customers and partners, and have a
positive environmental impact," said Steven Koles, President and CEO of
Hemisphere GPS. "We are honored and proud to receive these recognitions and to
be in the company of several outstanding finalists and winners."
    Hemisphere GPS also enjoyed recognition in a number of awards recently.
Earlier this year, Hemisphere GPS was recognized as one of Alberta's Fast 50
by Alberta Venture magazine, and earlier this month, the company's President
and CEO was named one of Calgary's Top 40 Under 40 by CalgaryInc magazine.

    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: Cheyenne Steffen, Public Relations Manager,
Hemisphere GPS, Phone: (403) 640-6720, ext. 270, E-mail:
csteffen@hemispheregps.com, www.hemispheregps.com

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