February 5, 2013
Category: News, Press Releases
Vienna, VA, Feb 5, 2013 – Shared Spectrum Company (SSC), the leading innovator of dynamic spectrum access (DSA) and spectrum sharing technology, has been awarded a patent titled “Method and System for Dynamic Spectrum Access System Using Detection Periods”. The patent is the 11th DSA and spectrum sensing patent awarded to SSC from the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office. These inventions involve advanced technologies that enable the more efficient use of radio spectrum resources. The company also has several additional DSA and Cognitive Radio patents pending in the U.S. and Europe.
“We started off the new year by continuing our great track record in growing our IP portfolio in our core DSA and spectrum sensing technologies. This patent adds to our existing 10 patents in spectrum sharing, cognitive radio and interference mitigation technology.” said Thomas Stroup, SSC’s CEO. ““Combined with our embedded wireless sensing software product, the Spectrum Sensing Toolbox, our products and patents are well positioned to capitalize on growing demand for wireless by licensing and embedding our spectrum sharing software into carrier and enterprise-class radio networks.
“Our early, extensive research, development and testing in spectrum sensing technology have produced multiple patent awards this year. Our growing patent portfolio of inventions can be implemented across diverse wireless systems,” said Dr. Mark McHenry, principal inventor and SSC’s founder and CTO. “While we continue to reap the benefits of over 12-years of research and product development in spectrum sharing technology, we remain at the cutting edge of innovation for future spectrum sharing capabilities in 4G and beyond”.
About Shared Spectrum Company
Founded in 2000, SSC is a leading developer of dynamic spectrum access (DSA) and spectrum management technologies based in Vienna, Virginia. The company has developed innovative cognitive radio and interference mitigation technologies for wireless applications in a broad range of the frequency bands. Additional information is available at www.sharedspectrum.com.