Harris Corporation Becomes Major Sponsor of Penn State Public Broadcasting's Geospatial Revolution Project

Program Designed to Create Public Awareness of Geospatial Technology's Benefits and Risks

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa., March 4 — (PRNewswire) — Harris Corporation (NYSE: HRS) is a major sponsor of an integrated media and outreach program developed by Penn State Public Broadcasting (PSPB) to help educate the public about the world of digital mapping and how it is changing the way we think, behave and interact.

The PSPB's Geospatial Revolution Project consists of a series of web-based videos, each of which tells an intriguing geospatial story.  Viewers will virtually meet inventive people who are using satellite-, surveillance- and location-based technologies to address some of the world's most difficult problems.  The series will discuss the benefits of this proliferating technology, as well as concerns related to security and privacy.

"Geospatial technology and information is playing an ever-increasing role in all aspects of our lives, and it's vital that we expand public awareness and understanding of its benefits and risks," said Jeffrey Shuman, vice president, Human Resources and Corporate Relations.  "As a leader in geospatial technology for more than 25 years, Harris is proud to sponsor this important educational initiative."

Release of the first episode is planned for mid-September 2010.  The project also will include an outreach initiative in collaboration with educational partners, a chaptered program DVD and downloadable outreach materials.  A preview video and more information about the project are available at: http://geospatialrevolution.psu.edu/

About Harris Corporation

Harris is an international communications and information technology company serving government and commercial markets in more than 150 countries.  Headquartered in Melbourne, Florida, the company has approximately $5 billion of annual revenue and more than 15,000 employees — including nearly 7,000 engineers and scientists.  Harris is dedicated to developing best-in-class assured communications® products, systems, and services.  Additional information about Harris Corporation is available at www.harris.com.

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