Source: Hemisphere GPS news release



Hemisphere GPS announced the availability of new supplemental software release for the Outback S3. Outback S3 software release version 2.11 includes new features and enhancements that elevate Outback S3's performance to a new level.



This latest software enables Outback S3 to be operated in 19 international languages. It also features new vehicle graphics for more realistic depictions of vehicle and implements behavior during guidance. Enhancements in mapping allow Outback S3 to better display vehicle location as well as intentional skip/overlap for a more accurate representation of field coverage. The new Contour Lock feature improves operation in a point-row environment, and the addition of a red guideline in contour mode provides better guidance on curves and headlands. A refined screen layout displays clear and easy-to-read job data in real time.



The new software also features a wide array of other enhancements designed to make job management even easier, such as the ability to edit detailed descriptions of field features on the fly. Outback S3 software release version 2.11 is loaded with features and benefits making the system even more user-friendly.



"Hemisphere GPS is responding to the needs and desires of the precision farming market," said Dean Ryerson, Senior Vice President and Chief of Agriculture of Hemisphere GPS. "These new features and enhancements in the software increase functionality and performance of Outback S3. We are proud to continue to deliver on our commitment to offer superior products with incredible savings and quick returns on investment."



The new software release is currently available for download by Outback S3 owners at www.outbackguidance.com.



Hemisphere GPS will begin shipping Outback S3 loaded with the new software version 2.11 in March 2009. New Outback S3 units come with a one-year standard manufacturer's warranty. An exclusive three-year Extended Service Program is also available at the time of purchase.