Hemisphere GPS Partner Receives Silver Medal at Agritechnica

CALGARY, AB – December 7, 2011 -- (TSX:HEM) At Agritechnica 2011, ReichhardtGmbH of Hungen, Germany received a Silver Medal Award for its innovation in RTK technology, named RTK CLUE. In support of RTK CLUE, Reichhardt customized the Hemisphere GPS A320 smart antenna and now offers it as RGS 320. RGS 320 and RTK CLUE provide farmers with affordable RTK services and positioning for high-precision agriculture.

RGS 320 and RTK CLUE reduce the cost and complexity of obtaining centimeter-level accuracy for precision farming. RTK CLUE manages base station RTK correction data on the Internet and makes it available through GPRS cellular networks. Base stations can be shared between multiple famers, coops or equipment dealers creating an affordable solution for each farmer with a wider range of RTK access. RGS 320 operates as a base station within the network or as an RTK rover mounted on farm machinery.

“Reichhardt’s RTK CLUE technology coupled with their custom version of Hemisphere GPS’ A320 has great potential to expand precision farming practices,” says Kip Pendleton, Senior Vice President and General Manager of Agriculture at Hemisphere GPS. “Having farmers and others share RTK corrections with each other over the Internet shows just how sophisticated and automated precision agriculture has become.”

As a base station, RGS 320 sends its RTK corrections into the RTK CLUE Internet cloud where it can be shared with other farmers. Reichhardt’s RTK CLUE modem and a standard rate SIM card pair with RGS 320 to create a rover system that can receive RTK corrections directly from the Internet via GPRS. RGS 320 is powered by Hemisphere GPS’ Eclipse™ II GNSS (GPS and GLONASS) receiver technology and offers centimeter-level RTK accuracy in a rugged, integrated package.

“Hemisphere GPS continues to push the envelope of precision agriculture by constantly enhancing the accuracy and reliability of their products,” said Andreas Reichhardt, founder and President of Reichhardt. “Their Eclipse GNSS technology and integrated smart antenna design is the best value in the precision agriculture industry.”

About Reichhardt
The Reichhardt company has been developing innovative electronic solutions for agriculture and construction industry for more than 20 years. They provide control systems for mobile machines. Their service chain starts with the development of software and hardware and continues with the supply of the controls and harnessing direct to the production line of the manufacturer. The company employs about 50 in Germany and runs a sales and development subsidiary in the USA. For more information about Reichhardt, please go to www.reichhardt.com.

About Hemisphere GPS
Hemisphere GPS designs and manufactures innovative, cost-effective GPS (GNSS) 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®, 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.

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