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NavCom Technology Inc. Announces New Dealer, Ocala Instruments

Wednesday, May 04, 2011

NavCom Technology Inc. Announces New Dealer, Ocala Instruments20:00 EDT Wednesday, May 04, 2011 TORRANCE, Calif. (Business Wire) -- NavCom Technology, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Deere & Company (NYSE:DE), announced today that it has signed a strategic partnership with Ocala Instruments & Research, Inc. NavCom will provide Ocala with positioning technology to enhance its 3D Excavision offering. Ocala Instruments is a global manufacturer and distributor of machine control solutions for excavators and construction survey. "Ocala's long history and demonstrated expertise in machine control solutions combined with NavCom's precise positioning products will result in cost-effective, leading edge solutions to the construction market,“ said Philip Morris, Manager of Commercial Sales for NavCom Technology. "Ocala is a knowledgeable surveying and machine control company with experience in the North American and Scandinavian markets and is dedicated to the development of innovative solutions.” “After extensive search for the best available GPS solution, partnering with NavCom was an excellent move for us at Ocala Instruments. NavCom engineers were instrumental during the development phase of our ExcaVision 3d system,” says Dr. Kristjan Ingvarsson, President of Ocala Instruments. “The addition of GPS guidance to our line of machine control devices expands our market to large excavation projects, fleet tracking, telematics, and utility hazard mitigation.” About Ocala Instruments & Research, Inc. Ocala Instruments & Research, Inc. designs, manufactures, and distributes surveying products for excavators, for depth and position monitoring of the bucket or other attachments. Established in 1992, the company's founders and key employees are involved with the development of new products as well as manufacturing. Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, USA, Ocala Instruments distributes products worldwide through a network of dealers. Ocala Instruments not only manufactures these products for its own dealer network, but also sells directly to end users worldwide. Their products greatly enhance all excavator productivity. About NavCom Technology, Inc. NavCom Technology, Inc., a John Deere Company (NYSE:DE), is a leading provider of advanced GNSS products for OEMs, VARs and system integrators requiring high performance RTK systems, global decimeter level GNSS satellite corrections, geodetic quality GNSS receivers, wireless communication products and engineering consulting in the areas of precise positioning, wireless communications and robotics. For more information on NavCom Technology and its products, please visit NavCom Technology, Inc.Marketing CommunicationsTel: +1 (310) 381-2852Fax: +1 (310) 381-2001E-mail: pr@navcomtech.comorOcala Instruments & Research, Inc.Tel: 407 249 1450Fax: 407 823 8168E-mail: