SOURCE: Spectrum Bridge, Inc.

March 06, 2012 12:00 ET

Spectrum Bridge Partners With MELD Technology to Offer First HD Video Delivery Using TV White Spaces

LAKE MARY, FL and SUNNYVALE, CA--(Marketwire - Mar 6, 2012) - Spectrum Bridge, Inc. today announced a partnership with MELD Technology, a leading provider of personal digital broadcasting equipment, to provide the underlying technology platform for the world's first low power portable device capable of utilizing TV White Space bands.

"We are pleased to be working with MELD Technology to introduce the first low power personal portable broadcast system over TV White Space," said Rod Dir, CEO of Spectrum Bridge. "This innovation represents the type of new wireless product and the commercial service opportunities the industry has long envisioned for this new shared spectrum."

Spectrum Bridge continues to lead the way in building the TV White Space ecosystem by working with innovative partners to bring unique applications to market across many vertical industries. MELD Technology will be utilizing Spectrum Bridge services to guide them through the FCC certification process for the company's TV White Spaces enabled low power personal portable device, as well as integrating with their spectrum sharing technology platform. This solution for the rapidly growing digital signage market further exemplifies the forward thinking and commercial opportunities for White Space technology.

"We are thrilled to work with Spectrum Bridge, a true market leader and visionary in white space solutions," said Jordan DuVal, President and CEO of MELD Technology, Inc. "Spectrum Bridge's efforts have helped us move closer to bringing new products from concept to reality as we certify our solution and continue to see the TV white space market expand."

MELD Technology will be introducing the MT300 Personal Broadcast™ station as the first wireless multi-channel HD video distribution system over White Space. Customers will benefit from the ease of deployment and lower cost of content distribution in applications including digital signage for a variety of venues like hotels, airports and office buildings. MELD Technology will be showcasing the MT300 at the BrightSign® booth during the Digital Signage Expo this week in Las Vegas.

About Spectrum Bridge, Inc.
Spectrum Bridge, Inc. (SBI) develops technology and intellectual property that virtualizes spectrum by giving wireless devices access to available bandwidth more efficiently. SBI's cloud-based platform provides customers with greater network capacity, coverage and utilization through efficient allocation of spectrum resources. The company's platform also enhances service providers and radio manufacturer's solutions by utilizing a database-driven cognitive networking technology designed to promote co-existence. SBI was named a top innovator in the area of technology for its TV White Spaces network by the Andrew Seybold 2010 Choice Awards. The company is privately held and headquartered in Lake Mary, Florida. For more information, contact us at (866) 598-7426 or visit SpectrumBridge.com.

About MELD Technology, Inc.
MELD Technology is a privately held company founded in 2009, incorporated in Delaware, located in the heart of Silicon Valley, California. Meldtech's mission is to revolutionize the way devices send HD content to over a half billion DTVs and expand our packet-based protocol to connected Machine-to-Machine (M2M) devices in various markets. Meldtech also believes our technology can be applied to solve media distribution problems in the set-top box, home automation, smartphone and tablet computing markets.

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