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Locata Press Release – Leica Selling Locata-Powered Systems

Wednesday, 12 December 2012

Leica Geosystems Mining Releases World-first Locata-enabled Combined Satellite+Terrestrial Positioning System. Mines Assured of Uninterrupted and Precise Positioning in Poor GPS Conditions

Canberra, Australia and Las Vegas, Nevada – December 4, 2012 – Locata Corporation announced today that their integration partner, Leica Geosystems Mining, has begun to sell – and ship to their global mining customers – the world’s first Locata-powered positioning systems. The Leica Jps (the Jigsaw Positioning System – Powered by Locata) is the first positioning system to integrate global satellite navigation signals like GPS, and Locata’s ground-based GPS-like networks. The result is a seamless, completely new “GPS everywhere” experience for Leica’s customers. This new capability is already delivering unprecedented positioning accuracy, availability and reliability to the world’s first “industrial-scale” installation at Newmont’s huge Boddington Gold Mine.

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