Press Release Summary:
Featuring Raven Industries' controller technology, Outback AutoMate(TM) monitors and controls individual sprayer sections in agricultural applications. With ability to work directly with Outback Guidance products such as Outback S2(TM) and Outback S-Lite(TM), spray boom controller offers up to 7 section automatic control, manual section control, and user adjustable section overlap. Machine and rate controller specific interface kits are available for variety of vehicles and applications.
Original Press Release:
Hemisphere GPS Announces Outback AutoMate for Boom Section Control
Decatur, IL - August 28, 2007- (TSX: HEM) Today from the Farm Progress Show in Decatur, Illinois Hemisphere GPS announced the latest addition to the Outback Guidance product line, Outback AutoMate(TM). Outback AutoMate is an automatic boom shutoff product that works directly with Outback Guidance products, such as Outback S2(TM) and the new Outback S-Lite(TM).
Featuring Raven Industries' controller technology, Outback AutoMate monitors and controls individual sprayer sections to minimize overlaps and skips. It offers up to seven section automatic control, manual section control, and user adjustable section overlap. Machine and rate controller specific interface kits will be available for a wide variety of vehicles and applications.
"Automated boom section control is an exciting new innovation which compliments our Outback Guidance product line," said Steven Koles, President and CEO of Hemisphere GPS. "Given the increased cost of herbicide and fertilizer, the operator should realize a quick return on investment with Outback AutoMate."
Hemisphere GPS will begin shipping Outback AutoMate in October 2007, starting at only $1,895 for compatibility with a Raven 440/450. It will be available through Outback Guidance Centers, other distributors in North America, and through Hemisphere GPS distributors worldwide. Please visit Hemisphere GPS at the Varied Industries Tent at the Farm Progress Show, today through August 30th in Decatur, Illinois. The latest Outback Guidance products will be on display, and information will be available on products that are soon to be released.
About Hemisphere GPS
Hemisphere GPS (formerly CSI Wireless Inc.), designs and manufactures innovative, cost-effective GPS products for positioning, guidance, and machine control applications in agriculture, marine and other markets. The Company owns leading brand names, numerous patents, and other intellectual property. The Company is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta, with major product development, sales, and marketing facilities in Arizona, Kansas, and Texas. For more information about Hemisphere GPS go to www.hemispheregps.com.
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