OSI Geospatial Inc.

OSI Geospatial Inc.

December 18, 2008 08:15 ET

OSI Geospatial Declares Partial Preferred Share Dividend Payment

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 18, 2008) - OSI Geospatial Inc. (TSX:OSI) ("the Company") announced today that it has decided, in accordance with the Company's Articles of Incorporation and in light of current market conditions, to declare a partial dividend payment for its Class B Series 2 Preferred Shares and, thereby, preserve its financial resources. The Company will pay a dividend of $0.0175 for each preferred share for the semi-annual payment due on November 30, 2008. The payment of future dividends will be evaluated on a semi-annual basis by the Company.

About OSI Geospatial

OSI Geospatial Inc. delivers advanced geospatial systems and software that enable shared real-time situational awareness for military, safety and security applications. Our products and services enable our customers to integrate and visualize live data with any combination of sensor data, imagery, maps and charts. This capability provides our customers with enhanced operational performance, safety and security through shared real-time situational awareness. OSI Geospatial systems and software are in use by military, government, and commercial customers around the world. The company is publicly traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. For additional information please visit www.osigeospatial.com.

Forward-Looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements and information which reflect the current view of OSI Geospatial Inc ("OSI") with respect to future events and financial performance. Any such forward-looking statements are subject to risks and uncertainties and OSI's actual results of operations could differ materially from historical results or current expectations. Additional information on these and other potential factors that could affect OSI's financial results are detailed in disclosure documents filed from time to time with the applicable Canadian securities regulatory authorities.

The Toronto Stock Exchange has neither approved nor disapproved the form or content of this release.

Copyright (c) 2008 OSI Geospatial Inc. and its affiliated or related companies. ECPINS and COP-IDS are registered trademarks of Offshore Systems Ltd., an OSI Geospatial company. iGEN and C3CORE are registered trademarks of CHI Systems, Inc., an OSI Geospatial company. Other company brand, product and service names are for identification purposes only and may be either trademarks, service marks or registered trademarks of their respective owners. Data subject to change without notice.

Contact Information

  • OSI Geospatial Inc.
    Jane Hayward
    Investor Relations
    613-287-8004 or 888-880-9797
    613-287-0466 (FAX)