Harris Corporation Completes Agreement to License Software-Defined Radio Technology for Aviation Broadband Initiative
MELBOURNE, FL — Harris Corporation (NYSE:HRS), an international communications and information technology company, has finalized an agreement with Voyant International Corporation to license its software-defined radio technology for an aviation broadband initiative. Voyant (OTC-BB: VOYT), a provider of in-flight, broadband connectivity solutions for the commercial airline industry, had signed a letter of intent with Harris on March 11, 2008.
Under the agreement, Harris is licensing its software-defined radio (SDR) technology to Voyant to support broadband-dependent activities during commercial flight, including accessing the Internet and private intranets, transferring files, and using wireless handheld devices.
Voyant is a media and technology holding company focused on bringing innovative technologies, media assets, and strategic partnerships together to deliver next-generation commercial and consumer solutions to empower, enhance and enrich the digital world. The company works with strategic partners in the technology and entertainment sectors to locate, partner with, and acquire complementary technologies and media assets that position the company in the value chain from content creation to direct distribution to the consumer. More information on Voyant can be found at www.voyant.net.
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 annual revenue of $5.4 billion and 16,000 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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