Calgary, AB – April 10, 2008 – (TSX: HEM) Hemisphere GPS, a designer and manufacturer of advanced GPS products announced the release of an OEM development kit for its Eclipse™ dual-frequency GPS receiver technology. Developers can use the kit to more easily access and test all of the available features on the Eclipse board. It simplifies the effort needed to reach a proof of concept, shortening the time required to bring a product to market.
Announced last September, Eclipse delivers affordable centimeter accuracy to the OEM integrator. Eclipse is the result of further evolution in Hemisphere GPS’ successful Crescent(r) L1 GPS technology that incorporates exclusive techniques for reducing code measurement noise and mitigating multipath signals.
The superior performance and versatility of Hemisphere GPS’ Eclipse board allows OEM customers to integrate it into a wide variety of precise applications including positioning, navigation and GPS machine control. Depending upon the application, Eclipse users can record and post-process GPS data or choose from several differential solutions including Real-Time Kinematic (RTK), OmniSTAR(r) (HP/XP) and SBAS (WAAS, EGNOS, etc.).
As an affordable dual-frequency solution, Eclipse receiver technology offers several other advantages to the OEM integrator including integrated L-Band tracking that powers down when not in use, multiple serial and USB ports, and upgradeable firmware.
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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 www.hemispheregps.com.
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