Handheld Launches New Kenaz DGPS Receiver for the Nautiz X7 Ultra-Rugged PDA

September 22, 2009

LIDKOPING, Sweden, September 22 /PRNewswire/ — Hemisphere GPS and
Handheld jointly introduced a new Kenaz GPS receiver today from the InterGeo
Conference in Karlsruhe, Germany. This product marks the start of a strategic
partnership between Handheld and Hemisphere GPS. Hemisphere GPS customized
the Kenaz DGPS receiver specifically for the Handheld Nautiz X7 ultra-rugged

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The new Kenaz NZ100 DGPS receiver offers sub-meter accuracy for handheld
mapping and is specifically designed to work with the newly launched
ultra-rugged Nautiz X7. Powered by Hemisphere GPS Crescent(R) receiver
technology, the Kenaz offers quick position computation and superior accuracy
required for precise positioning applications. It is small, compact and yet
rugged enough for even the most demanding environments.

“Handheld is committed to bringing only the best products to the market,”
said Jerker Hellstrom, CEO of the Handheld Group. “We are pleased to work
with Hemisphere GPS, a leader in precision GPS, and to offer our customers an
exceptionally rugged and robust DGPS solution in the Kenaz.”

The Kenaz DGPS receiver supports SBAS differential corrections and
Hemisphere GPS exclusive e-Dif(R) extended differential option. If a
differential signal is lost, Hemisphere GPS COAST(TM) technology maintains
accuracy for up to 40 minutes. It is designed for low power consumption to
conserve the handheld’s battery power. It boasts a maintenance-free smart
antenna and attaches to keep the total solution IP67-rated. An optional
external antenna is available for additional accuracy.

The Kenaz NZ100 joins Kenaz models designed for the popular TDS Nomad and
TDS Recon.

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, and Australia. Hemisphere GPS trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange
under the symbol “HEM”. For more information about Hemisphere GPS, please go
to http://www.hemispheregps.com.

About Handheld:

The Handheld Group is a worldwide supplier of rugged mobile computers and
PDAs. Handheld and its partners deliver complete mobility solutions to
businesses in industries such as logistics, forestry, public transportation,
construction, military, and security. The Handheld Group of Sweden has local
offices in Finland, the Netherlands, Italy and the USA. For more information,
please see http://www.handheldgroup.com

Nomad and Recon are trademarks of Tripod Data Systems. Kenaz NZ100, Kenaz
N100 Kenaz R100, Nautiz X7 and Handheld are trademarks of HHCS Handheld AB.
Hemisphere GPS, Crescent, e-Dif, and COAST are proprietary trademarks of
Hemisphere GPS.

SOURCE Handheld Group

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