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Spectrum Signal Processing's SDR-4000 Selected by Larsen and Toubro for Software Defined Radio Research and Development

Monday, April 04, 2011

Spectrum Signal Processing's SDR-4000 Selected by Larsen and Toubro for Software Defined Radio Research and Development07:00 EDT Monday, April 04, 2011BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - April 4, 2011) - Spectrum Signal Processing by Vecima (TSX:VCM) today announced that the SDR-4000 has been selected by Larsen and Toubro Limited (L&T) for internal research and development of software defined radio (SDR) capabilities. L&T is building up their domestic SDR expertise, including support for the Software Communications Architecture (SCA), to support future bids to the Indian Ministry of Defence (MoD)."Spectrum's SDR-4000 is an open and programmable platform to build on for development of indigenous SDR capabilities," said Mr. U.K. Kalyana Ramudu, General Manager of L&T. "The SDR-4000 has the advanced signal processing technology required to support anti-jamming, frequency hopping waveforms that will be developed for the Indian Government and Defense Forces in future programs.""Spectrum is proud to provide SDR solutions for transformational programs that will deliver software-based defence communications and network centric warfare capabilities to the Indian Armed Forces," said Douglas Fast, President of Spectrum. "This contract with L&T reaffirms our commitment to support both government and private industries in India as they advance their Armed Forces modernization initiatives."About the SDR-4000The SDR-4000 is a complete and proven platform for ISR (SIGINT, COMINT), MILCOM, and SATCOM applications. The SDR-4000 is a software reconfigurable transceiver that combines high performance processing boards and I/O modules that can be mixed and matched to meet application requirements. The platform is in a small 3U CompactPCI® form-factor and is available in air-cooled or conduction-cooled packages for both development and deployment. The SDR-4000 comes with a comprehensive software stack including Spectrum's quicComm™ hardware abstraction layer and API library, a real-time operating system (RTOS) with an integrated development environment, and a Software Communications Architecture (SCA) Core Framework with development tools. Call us today at 1.800.663.8986 to order or visit the SDR-4000 product page for more information, by visiting the following link: www.spectrumsignal.com/category/products-services/integrated-systems/cpci-is/. ABOUT SPECTRUM SIGNAL PROCESSING BY VECIMASpectrum Signal Processing designs and builds board and system-level hardware solutions for demanding signal and video processing applications. Spectrum combines high-performance data acquisition (RF, analog and digital I/O) and reconfigurable signal and video processing hardware with its best-in-class support and engineering services to enable customers to rapidly develop and then deploy their products and systems. Spectrum has worked with both commercial and military customers worldwide to develop and deliver solutions optimized for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR), video, military (MILCOM) communications and satellite communications (SATCOM) markets. For more information on Spectrum and its products, please visit www.spectrumsignal.com. Spectrum is part of Vecima Networks Inc and its products are designed and manufactured in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. See www.vecima.com for more information on Vecima. ABOUT LARSEN AND TOUBROLarsen & Toubro is a USD 9.8 billion technology, engineering and construction group, with global operations. It is one of the largest and most respected companies in India's private sector. A strong, customer–focused approach and the constant quest for top-class quality have enabled L&T to attain and sustain leadership in its major lines of business over seven decades.FORWARD-LOOKING SAFE HARBOUR STATEMENT Certain statements in this press release may constitute forward-looking statements within the meaning of applicable securities laws. All statements other than statements of historical fact are forward-looking statements. These statements include but are not limited to statements regarding management's intentions, belief or current expectations with respect to market and general economic conditions, future costs and operating performance. These statements are not guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict, and/or are beyond our control. A number of important factors could cause actual outcomes and results to differ materially from those expressed in these forward-looking statements. These factors include, but are not limited to, the current significant general economic uncertainty and credit and financial market volatility and the distinctive characteristics of Vecima's operations and industry that may have a material impact on, or constitute risk factors in respect of Vecima's future financial performance, as set forth under the heading "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Information Form dated September 28, 2010, a copy of which is available at www.sedar.com. In addition, although the forward-looking statements in this press release are based on what management believes are reasonable assumptions, such assumptions may prove to be incorrect. Consequently, readers should not place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. In addition, these forward-looking statements relate to the date on which they are made. Vecima disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by law.flexComm™ and quicComm™ are trademarks of Spectrum Signal Processing by Vecima. Other product and company names mentioned may be trademarks and/or registered trademarks of their respective holders.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Mark BriggsSpectrum Signal Processing by VecimaVice President Business Development604.676.6743mark_briggs@spectrumsignal.comwww.spectrumsignal.comORAlan BrickVecima Networks Inc.Investor Relations Officer250.881.1982invest@vecima.comwww.vecima.com