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Recent News

RF Downconverters help RF Equipment Providers Extend the Range of Existing Spectrum Analyzers
Extend Your Performance – How RF Equipment Manufacturers Benefit from Integrating with a Third-Party RF Downconverter
Dr. Nikhil Adnani, July 31, 2019
After years of trials and testing, 5G wireless deployments finally began this year. Around the world, the scale of investment in infrastructure, spectrum resources, and testing and optimization shows just how important 5G networks will be going forward. Accenture estimates that mobile operators will invest as much as $275 billion in the US alone by... Read more »
Distributed Spectrum Monitoring – Deploying Multiple Spectrum Analyzers for Wireless Research and Development
Dr. Nikhil Adnani, June 19, 2019
We have seen a proliferation of wireless devices in the past decade. Today, 95 percent of US adults own a mobile phone, and the combination of faster speeds and lower data costs has led to an explosion in mobile data usage around the world. Wireless signals standards are using higher frequencies and bandwidths than ever... Read more »
Open Solutions - Spectrum Monitoring and Analysis
A New Approach to Spectrum Analysis Equipment – Why An Open Solution is the Future
Dr. Nikhil Adnani, April 24, 2019
It’s difficult to see change happening in front of us. Change is often gradual, and major technology advancements happen over time. There are very few instances where a single event radically changed the way we live our lives. However, when you look back over the past decade, you start to realize that a lot has... Read more »
ThinkRF Introduces Two New Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers
ThinkRF, April 2, 2019
The ThinkRF R5550 and R5750 spectrum analyzers are silent, lightweight, and offer improved spectral performance in a more rugged form factor ThinkRF Corp., the leader in software-defined spectrum analysis, today announced the release of the new ThinkRF R5550 Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer and ThinkRF R5750 Real-Time Spectrum Analyzer with Global Positioning System (GPS). Designed to be... Read more »
ThinkRF Expands Globally to Meet Growing Demand for Software-Defined Spectrum Analysis Platforms
ThinkRF, March 6, 2019
Company adds new resellers to better serve customers in Asia, Europe, North America, and Africa ThinkRF Corp., the leader in software-defined spectrum analysis, today announced partnerships with a number of resellers and manufacturers’ representatives worldwide. The new partners grow the company’s existing relationships as part of its ongoing strategy to expand into new markets, broaden... Read more »
Saving Lives – How Spectrum Monitoring Helps Rescuers During Emergencies
Dr. Nikhil Adnani, March 4, 2019
Search and rescue (SAR) is resource intensive, difficult, and often dangerous. When someone is trapped, stranded, or lost, locating them and getting them out as quickly as possible is crucial to improving their chance of survival. When someone is stuck in a dangerous environment, minutes can make the difference between life and death. In 2017,... Read more »
5G network wireless systems and internet of things with abstract connected dots wireless communication network on circuit diagram background.
5G Networks – The Signals Powering the Next Generation of Wireless Technology
Dr. Nikhil Adnani, February 12, 2019
The fifth generation of wireless networks, or 5G, has the potential to transform society as we know it. Already we have seen some significant steps taken toward implementation, and 2019 will bring more research, investment, and deployment in cities around the world. 5G wireless will place new pressure on spectrum resources to fully achieve the... Read more »
Public utilities infrastructure depends on wireless communications and RF spectrum
Wireless Networks and Utility Companies – How Energy Infrastructure Depends on the RF Spectrum
Dr. Nikhil Adnani, November 14, 2018
Much of the energy infrastructure we use today is old, outdated, and in need of upgrade and repairs. In response, energy companies are increasingly implementing new technologies to help modernize the energy grid and build the infrastructure that will power the world for decades to come. Electric companies, for example are installing smart meters at... Read more »
his partnership enables ThinkRF to broaden its reach in the European marketplace, building a closer relationship with customers.
ThinkRF Announces Strategic Partnership with WCS Europe
ThinkRF, October 16, 2018
New affiliation grows ThinkRF presence in Europe and strengthens successful relationship between organizations ThinkRF Corp., the leader in software-defined spectrum analysis solutions, today announced a strategic partnership with WCS Europe, a major provider of innovative and complementary cloud applications. This partnership enables ThinkRF to broaden its reach in the European marketplace, building a closer relationship... Read more »
Smart City illustrated by Networking and Internet of Things or IOT and wireless signals
Smart Cities – Powered by Wireless Technologies
Dr. Nikhil Adnani, October 9, 2018
Smart cities may have been a buzzword a few years ago, but today they are quickly becoming a reality. Rapid advancements in connectivity, the Internet of Things, and data analysis are driving innovation and powering entirely new applications. From Kansas City to London to Singapore, cities around the world are implementing new technology and transforming... Read more »