Hemisphere Revenue Increases 35%

Hemisphere GPS has reported their financial results for the fourth quarter and year ended 31st December 2008. The company achieved a 35% increase in revenues to a record of USD72.7 million, versus USD53.7 million in 2007. 2008 growth was driven by strong market fundamentals in agriculture during the year including high farm incomes. Revenues in the Ground Agriculture business grew 34% for the year, while the Air Agriculture business grew 31%.     Strong grain commodity prices lead to record net farm income in the United States in 2007, and similarly in other countries, which in turn drove stronger sales... (read more)
2009-03-04 01:31:20

Hemisphere Acquires BEELINE

Hemisphere GPS (Canada) has entered into a definitive agreement with BEELINE Technologies Pty Ltd. under which Hemisphere GPS has agreed to acquire all of the outstanding shares and ongoing operations of BEELINE for total consideration of USD21 million.   BEELINE, based in Brisbane, Australia, is a private, precision guidance software developer, providing intelligent high-end GPS guidance and auto-steering solutions for agriculture equipment and autonomous control solutions for other machine control applications including the mining, construction and military market verticals. For more than a decade, BEELINE's experienced teams have worked with OEMs and technology organisations to deliver technology solutions for ground-based... (read more)
2007-12-11 09:14:45

Hemisphere GPS Outback BaseLineHD

In response to farmers growing demand for increased accuracy at a more affordable price, Hemisphere GPS (KS, USA) has developed another option to subscription networks and high-priced base systems. Using high-definition, single-frequency RTK, Outback BaseLineHD provides the same accuracy as dual-frequency RTK but at a fraction of the cost. Used in combination with Outback S2 and Outback eDrive, BaseLineHD provides one inch pass-to-pass accuracy in an affordable hands-free GPS steering system. Outback BaseLineHD includes an integrated base station and a single rover unit. Multiple vehicles can be equipped with additional rover units all operating from a single base system. In... (read more)
2007-02-14 11:57:32

New European Manager for Hemisphere

Mark Newman has been appointed as European business development manager for the Hemisphere GPS product range. According to CSI Wireless (Canada) and Sadaret (UK) the new post has been created to facilitate wider, faster access to Hemisphere GPS products and services through substantial expansion of their European distributor and service centre network. In addition to many areas within the marine sector, the company will also be focussing on agriculture and land survey industries. (read more)
2006-02-10 12:00:00

Management Change at Hemisphere GNSS

Hemisphere GNSS has announced that Xinping Guo has been named interim president and chief executive officer, effective immediately. Mr Guo is also a member of the Hemisphere GNSS board of directors. He has extensive experience in GNSS OEM and direct sales market segments including survey and mapping, GIS, machine control, marine, avionics, personal (mobile) navigation and tracking systems. Mr Guo is chairman and general manager of Beijing UniStrong Science & Technology which owns 100% of Hemisphere GNSS. He is an executive with the experience and expertise to lead Hemisphere as it conducts an executive search for a new president and... (read more)
2016-05-09 12:02:52

Hemisphere GNSS Announces Management Changes

Hemisphere GNSS has announced that Chuck Joseph has been named president and CEO, effective immediately. Joseph has also been appointed to the Hemisphere GNSS board of directors. Joseph has over 30 years of executive leadership across multiple industries and has served in corporate officer and board of director capacities. He has extensive experience in GNSS OEM and direct sales market segments including survey and mapping, GIS, machine control, marine, avionics, personal navigation and tracking systems. Prior to joining Hemisphere GNSS, Chuck Joseph most recently served as president and chief operating officer of Nusola,  an energy technology company he co-founded and... (read more)
2014-01-03 09:11:44

Hemisphere GPS Introduces Outback MAX

During the 59th annual Farm Progress Show in Boone, Iowa, USA, Hemisphere GPS has introduced Outback MAX with Outback ConnX. The Canadian GPS manufacturer calls it the 'next generation' Outback Guidance system which will further simplify precision farming. Working seamlessly with Outback eDriveX with eTurns, the Outback MAX integrated display terminal provides a full array of features including section and variable rate control, Eclipse L1/L2 GPS and GLONASS guidance, and video support for up to 4 monitoring cameras.   Outback MAX also provides wireless connectivity via the Outback ConnX data management system to deliver real-time data access and management. ConnX... (read more)
2012-08-28 09:53:14

Hemisphere GPS Wins ASTech Awards

Hemisphere GPS (Canada) has been announced winner of the Alberta Science and Technology (ASTech) Leadership Foundation Award for its outstanding commercial achievement in science and technology in the businesses over $25 million category. The ASTech Awards are among the highest honors available to individuals and organisations whose outstanding work has had an impact on science, technology, business, medicine, the environment and the lives of people in Alberta and worldwide. Earlier this month, Hemisphere GPS was also recognised by the Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters and the National Research Council of Canada for its innovative Crescent GPS Technology. On 16th October, Hemisphere... (read more)
2008-10-28 09:10:26

Hemisphere GPS on Fast Growth 50 list

Hemisphere GPS has captured a strong start to the new year, recently being recognized as one of Alberta's fastest growing companies. The Fast Growth 50 list was just released in the January edition of Alberta Venture magazine, ranking Hemisphere GPS as 11th in a category of 25 companies with earnings over CAD20 million.     Members of the list, dubbed "Growth Champions" by the magazine, are comprised of companies presenting a catalogue of best business practices. Competitors were ranked by growth in revenues, assets, profits, head count and other criteria over the past three years, in two categories - over... (read more)
2009-01-13 10:18:28

Hemisphere GPS Granted Non-infringement Judgment

Hemisphere GPS (Canada) has won a patent infringement lawsuit brought against the Company by Trimble Navigation Ltd. The United States District Court of Northern District of California has granted Hemisphere GPS' motion for summary judgment as to non-infringement of Trimble's patent, effectively negating the lawsuit against the Company.   "We have previously stated publicly that we did not believe our products were infringing on any patents as alleged and were confident in a favorable outcome for the Company," stated Steven Koles, President & CEO of Hemisphere GPS. (read more)
2007-08-20 01:39:58
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