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NavCom Teams with SIGSA to Introduce GIS Solution at ESRI User Conference

Redondo Beach, CA., June 24, 2002 – NavCom Technology, Inc. announced today that it will partner with its Mexican distributor Sistemas de Información Geográfica, S.A. de C.V. (SIGSA) in a demonstration of the capabilities of its products for a broad range of geographic information systems (GIS) applications at the 22nd Annual ESRI International User Conference in San Diego, California, July 8-12, 2002.

“SIGSA has integrated a software interface between ESRI’s industry-leading GIS software and NavCom’s high-accuracy dual frequency GPS sensors, resulting in a complete GIS solution that offers unparalleled accuracy when used in conjunction with NavCom’s global StarFire™ solution” said SIGSA Sales and Marketing Director, Alfonso Davila. “Our software is available in both English and Spanish and it fully addresses the needs of the GIS industry for data acquisition applications. We look forward to showing off this capability at the ESRI International User Conference which is the largest GIS conference in the world.”

“We believe that the GIS customer looking to leverage the value of their dollar, without having to give up the option of unparalleled accuracy, will profit from the integration expertise of SIGSA and their knowledge as an ESRI Partner”, added NavCom Sales Manager, J. Christopher Litton. “By teaming with SIGSA, NavCom has a distributor for its StarFire ™ Network and high-accuracy GPS Survey products in Mexico, and an integrator for the ESRI Software platform for the GIS market as a whole. With the added advantage of a solution available in both English and Spanish language versions, we see great opportunities for our products in the important Spanish speaking market.”

Environmental Systems Research Institute, Inc., ESRI (http://www.esri.com/) offers a complete range of GIS solutions from enterprise-wide, server-based technology to desktop display and query tools for viewing GIS data on the job. ESRI is the industry leader across all segments of the transportation industry and the world leader in providing GIS software.

SIGSA (http://www.geocentro.com/), with its expertise in GPS for remote sensing, survey, GIS services, and equipment sales is the exclusive distributor of ESRI, Inc. and ERDAS® Inc. for Mexico, and is also the dealer for NavCom products and services. Established in 1980 as a Cartographic, GIS and Remote Sensing Company, SIGSA has one of the largest private photogrammetry facilities in the world.

NavCom Technology, Inc. (http://www.navcomtech.com/), a John Deere Company, (NYSE:DE) specializes in developing and manufacturing equipment for precise positioning and wireless communications. NavCom also provides management and engineering consulting services for advanced GPS and communications technology.

For more information about NavCom and NavCom products visit the joint SIGSA-NavCom booth at ESRI, the website at www.NavComTech.com or contact sales@NavComTech.com.

Marketing Communications
NavCom Technology, Inc.
Tel: (310) 381-2000 x2852
Fax: (310) 381-2001
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