SARASOTA, Fla., Nov. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — xG Technology, Inc. (“xG” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq: XGTI, XGTIW), a leading provider of wireless video solutions to broadcast, law enforcement and defense markets, and private mobile broadband networks for critical communications, announced that it has been awarded a subcontract from Leidos to provide interference mitigation solutions and simulation models under a Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) shared spectrum research program.
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The award leverages xG Technology’s innovations in software defined cognitive radio (SDCR) platforms, and expertise in developing architectures that better enable spectrum sharing and significantly enhance interference mitigation.
The program seeks to develop spectrum sharing technologies that enable access and mitigate the impact of spectrum congestion. This congestion is a growing problem and limits operational capabilities due to the increasing bandwidth demands for wireless communications, the use of net-centric and unmanned systems, and the need for increased flexibility in communications.
“xG’s contributions to this program in the area of interference mitigation reflect xG’s growing capabilities in supporting government programs in this area,” said John Coleman, President of xG’s Federal Business Unit. “Our support of this program reflects our leading position in interference mitigation, spectrum sharing technologies, and high reliability communications systems and associated research.”
About xG Technology, Inc.
xG Technology’s brands provide wireless video solutions to broadcast, law enforcement and defense markets, and private mobile broadband networks for use in challenging environments. xG’s brand portfolio includes Integrated Microwave Technologies (IMT), Vislink, and xMax.
IMT has pioneered advanced digital microwave systems and is a trusted supplier to broadcast, sports and entertainment, and MAG (Military, Aerospace & Government) markets. Their products are recognized for high levels of performance, reliability, build quality, extended operating ranges and compact form factors. More information about IMT can be found at www.imt-solutions.com. Vislink specializes in the wireless capture, delivery and management of secure, high-quality, live video, and serves broadcast & media and public safety & surveillance markets. More information about Vislink can be found at http://www.vislink.com/.
xMax is a secure, rapid-deploy mobile broadband system that delivers mission-assured wireless connectivity in demanding operating environments. It was designed to serve as an expeditionary and critical communications network for use in unpredictable scenarios and during fluid situations, making it ideal for disaster response, emergency