CIA invests in low-power Wi-Fi Intel spinoff

Deffree, Suzanne
September 2009
Electronic News;9/14/2009, Vol. 55 Issue 36, p5
Trade Publication
The article reports on the strategic investment agreement between Gainspan Corp. and the Central Intelligence Agency's (CIA's) strategic investment firm In-Q-Tel Inc. in the U.S. Troy M. Pearsall, executive vice president of architecture and engineering at In-Q-Tel, notes that the critical technology needs of the agency were met by GainSpan's innovative technology. It states that the strategic investment firm has delivered more than 240 technology solutions to the intelligence industry.


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