SARASOTA, FL, OCTOBER 27, 2017 - 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 today that its Vislink business has received an order worth $400,000 for 10 HEVC (High Efficiency Video Coding) 4K UHD HCAM wireless camera systems from Dartford, UK-based Broadcast RF Ltd. ("BRF"), a leading hire company for microwave and wireless camera hardware. The order brings BRF's total investment in Vislink HEVC wireless camera technology to over $1,000,0000 in the last six months. This additional investment makes BRF the current largest single holder of HCAM systems in the world with 28 systems.
The order follows a recent announcement of a $535,000 order for Vislink 4K HCAM systems from NEP UK that will be used at the Winter Olympics in South Korea in February 2018 and at The Commonwealth Games in Australia in August 2018.
"This additional commitment from BRF further solidifies our valued relationship and continues to highlight the market confidence in the HCAM with booked pre-orders now over $3 million," stated James Walton, president of IMT, Ltd. and head of all IMT and Vislink business operations outside of the Americas.
The Vislink HCAM represents the next generation of HEVC 4K UHD wireless transmitters capable of supporting premium live broadcast events, and continues Vislink's tradition of innovative, high-performance wireless camera systems. HCAM permits 4K UHD wireless video with a 70ms latency via Vislink's world- leading RF modulation.
Robert King, BRF account manager for Vislink, said "BRF have been involved in the HCAM project from the beginning, and their practical experience and advice has been fed into the design of this world-class product. I'm positive this next generation of wireless transmitters will deliver extraordinary live event content."
Chris Brandrick, BRF Commercial Director, said: "We are now officially ready for 2018. We believe we now have the capacity to fulfil any future UHD wireless camera requirement both domestically and globally. This is a very exciting step in technology for us."
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 communications, and defense applications. More information about xMax can be found at http://www.xgtechnology.com/system-overview/. In addition to the above business lines, xG has a dedicated Federal Sector Group (xG Federal) focused on providing next-generation spectrum sharing solutions to national defense, scientific research and other federal organizations. Additional information about xG Federal can be found at http://www.xgtechnology.com/technology/xg-federal/.
Based in Sarasota, Florida, xG Technology has over 100 patents and pending patent applications. xG is a publicly traded company listed on the NASDAQ Capital Market (symbol: XGTI) For more information, please visit www.xgtechnology.com.
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