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Recent News

System Integrators Choosing the Right RF Hardware
What Should System Integrators Consider When Choosing a Spectrum Analysis Platform?
Dr. Nikhil Adnani, December 9, 2019
With first hand knowledge of customer use cases, requirements, and deployment scenarios, system integrators (SIs) are uniquely positioned to deliver RF solutions to end-users across a variety of industries. By combining the right hardware, software, and accessories from different vendors, SIs can build a solution that is designed around the customer’s specific needs. When it... Read more »
ThinkRF Releases New Version of PyRF Development Framework
ThinkRF, November 20, 2019
Support for latest Python API enables developers to quickly build new RF applications ThinkRF Corp., the leader in software-defined spectrum analysis, today announced the release of the PyRF3 Development Framework with support for version 3.0 of the Python Language Application Programming Interface (API). This latest API enables command, control and data acquisition using ThinkRF Real-Time... Read more »
Developing purpose-built RF application software
The Build vs. Buy Problem System Integrators Face in Today’s Ever Expanding Signal Environment
Dr. Nikhil Adnani, November 13, 2019
Reliable spectrum access is now a necessity in a wide variety of industries. Companies are implementing wireless devices and Internet of Things (IoT) sensors to increase efficiency and collect more data, while public safety and intelligence agencies are facing new threats due to the widespread prevalence of low-cost, sophisticated surveillance technologies. These new trends mean... Read more »
Dr. Jasvinder Obhi Recognized for Contribution to Entrepreneurs in Canada
ThinkRF, November 7, 2019
Earlier this month, Dr. Jasvinder Obhi, VP Product Management & Marketing at ThinkRF, received an award from TiE Ottawa at the annual TiECon Canada event for his dedication and commitment to supporting entrepreneurship in the region. The award is given to those that exemplify the mandate of TiE for fostering entrepreneurship, giving back to the... Read more »
D4000 RF Downconverter for 5G spectrum analysis
ThinkRF Introduces 40 GHz RF Downconverter for 5G Frequencies
ThinkRF, October 28, 2019
ThinkRF D4000 platform extends the life of existing RF test equipment to meet new wireless standards ThinkRF Corp., the leader in software-defined spectrum analysis, today announced the new ThinkRF D4000 RF Downconverter. The platform is the industry’s first 40 GHz downconverter, allowing engineers to quickly and reliably analyze the new 5G wireless standard by extending... Read more »
ThinkRF Appoints Mike Galvin to the Company’s Board of Directors
ThinkRF, October 17, 2019
Telecommunications expert provides industry insight as ThinkRF extends its 5G solutions ThinkRF Corp., the leader in software-defined spectrum analysis solutions, has appointed Mike Galvin to its Board of Directors. Mike Galvin is a telecommunications industry veteran with more than 30 years’ experience in BT PLC. He has been responsible for the design, deployment and management of... Read more »
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 »