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October 24th, 2005: Winner of DARPA Robotics Vehicle Race Has NovAtel GPS Onboard

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NovAtel Inc. (NASDAQ: NGPS), a precise positioning technology company, is pleased to announce that the winning team completing the U.S. government’s Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) Grand Challenge, an unmanned robotic vehicle race, used NovAtel GPS technology. The race, which covered a 132-mile course in the Mojave Desert, made a great leap forward for the development of autonomous ground vehicle technology. It proved that these vehicles can cover long distances over difficult terrain and within a specified timeframe – all key elements towards bringing this technology into viable applications. More information can be found at http://www.novatel.com/about_us/archive/20051024.htm

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