Category: Insights

Understanding the CBRS Band – How Mobile Operators and Enterprises Benefit From the New Standard
Dr. Nikhil Adnani, March 12, 2020
Organizing the wireless spectrum is a complex exercise, and government agencies must distribute finite wireless resources in a way that balances access with reliability. Typically, the primary way to do this is to allocate specific bands to specific uses and users through licensed or unlicensed spectrum. Wi-Fi, for example, resides in the ISM band reserved... Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 the come years will bring more research, investment, and deployment in cities around the world. 5G wireless will place new pressure on spectrum resources to fully... Read more »