LIVE Monitoring Solutions Forms Strategic Partnership with Altus

Positioning Systems to distribute Altus and Septentrio GNSS systems throughout the Americas.

Atlanta, GA (February 19, 2009) – LIVE Monitoring Solutions, a new company formed by Industry Veterans Robert A. Asher III and Erik R. Soderstrom announced today a business partnership with Altus Positioning Systems to resell and distribute the Altus APS-3® series GNSS receiver and Septentrio® GNSS reference station hardware and software as part of solutions offered for network infrastructure, monitoring and other demanding Geomatic applications.

The growing demand for network infrastructure and structural monitoring systems places a burden on State and Federal agencies which Live Monitoring Solutions competences are designed to alleviate. The principals have been associated with the highest profile projects in a variety of industries, from mining to water resource management, consistently utilizing the most appropriate and effective technologies available. Altus brings the opportunity to maintain this high level of service for their customers.

“Altus Positioning Systems provides a fantastic opportunity for Live Monitoring Solutions to grow their presence worldwide,” states Erik R. Soderstrom with LIVE Monitoring Solutions. “The Altus APS-3® RTK Survey receiver is second to none in pure performance and represents the new performance standard for Survey RTK receivers.”

Altus Positioning CEO, Neil Vancans, comments: “We are continuously building the Altus team with highly qualified dealers and partners in specialist areas, Live Monitoring Solutions will work closely with our existing network worldwide speeding the penetration of the product into highly visible customers and applications.”

About LIVE Monitoring Solutions
LIVE Monitoring Solutions was founded by Erik R. Soderstrom and Robert A. Asher III, they represent more than 45 years combined experience in the GNSS/GPS and terrestrial survey technology industries. For the last 8 years they have been involved in the implementation and support of some of the largest GNSS Software/Hardware Networks in the Americas. Some of these GNSS Networks include Michigan DOT, Florida DOT, and New York DOT. In Iowa, they were active participants in securing one of the largest single GNSS/GPS Network installations after proving the network performance. They have a long respected history in the surveying and engineering community and will continue to serve it with the integrity they are known for.

About Altus Positioning Systems
Altus Positioning Systems is a company of innovators, technical designers and market specialists with many years of experience and successful accomplishments in the Surveying and Engineering community, dedicated to service, simplicity and product; for today and into the future of the industry. Altus is committed to creating products which are better by design and which will keep our customers at the forefront of technology. It is the Altus goal to tightly integrate the knowledge we gain from our dealers and customers to forge strong relationships, making the customer a part of our family.

Neil Vancans, CEO
ALTUS Positioning Systems
Phone: (310) 541-8139

Robert A. Asher III
LIVE Monitoring Solutions, LLC
Phone: (804) 855-8728