Smart Cities – Powered by Wireless Technologies
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Smart Cities – Powered by Wireless Technologies

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…

Video: Understanding RF Interference – Visualizing What’s Happening to your Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Signals
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Video: Understanding RF Interference – Visualizing What’s Happening to your Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Signals

At ThinkRF we deal with wireless signals every day. Our spectrum analysis solutions allow us to see the wireless signals around us and identify sources of wireless interference. We’ve become so used to it that it’s easy for us to look at a display and understand what’s going on. But for those who don’t spend…

The Road to Self-Driving Cars is Paved with Wireless Signals
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The Road to Self-Driving Cars is Paved with Wireless Signals

We’re getting closer to a world where cars are able to drive themselves, and 2017 marked a huge year for autonomous vehicles. Self-driving cars racked up millions of miles on public roads with very few incidents. Many of the technologies that have been developed along the way, such as adaptive cruise control, advanced braking, lane…

Maintaining Reliable Wireless Access – How Regulators Can Effectively Manage the RF Spectrum
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Maintaining Reliable Wireless Access – How Regulators Can Effectively Manage the RF Spectrum

Since its invention, radio has driven innovation like few other technologies. Whether in the private or public domain, advances in wireless technologies have rapidly increased the number of connected devices and users that rely on accessing the RF spectrum. As a result, users are always contending with each other for limited spectral resources. If the…

Securing Your Facilities with Technical Surveillance Countermeasures
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Securing Your Facilities with Technical Surveillance Countermeasures

For as long as there has been sensitive information there has been a battle between surveillance and counter surveillance technologies – a cat and mouse game with each side desperate to evade and outsmart the other. As new technologies and methods were developed by malicious actors to capture and transmit information, what was once a…

Will 5G Wireless Take Home the Gold in South Korea?
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Will 5G Wireless Take Home the Gold in South Korea?

The 2018 Olympic Winter Games hosted in the mountainous region of Pyeongchang, South Korea began last week and will continue until February 25th. With athletes from over 80 nations competing across 102 events, this year’s Winter Olympics are set to be the largest in the history of the competition. At the heart of the games…

Modernizing Signals Intelligence with Software-Defined Spectrum Analysis
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Modernizing Signals Intelligence with Software-Defined Spectrum Analysis

With all facets of modern life increasingly dependent on wireless systems, the battlefield is no different. Electronic attack (EA) is now a pervasive and perpetual threat, and the relentless advance of technology has brought new dimensions to modern conflict. Wireless and digital systems have allowed for unprecedented speeds of decision making and communication by all…

Why are Traditional Spectrum Analysis Solutions Poorly Suited for Monitoring?
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Why are Traditional Spectrum Analysis Solutions Poorly Suited for Monitoring?

The rise of wireless and mobile technologies has transformed the way we communicate, work, and even the way we get around. So much of today’s world is made possible by the wireless spectrum that we almost take it for granted, and the technologies that use the spectrum, such as smartphones and other devices, are nearly…

Three Reasons the Rise of Wireless Communications has Changed Spectrum Monitoring Forever
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Three Reasons the Rise of Wireless Communications has Changed Spectrum Monitoring Forever

It was only 10 years ago that Steve Jobs stood on the stage at the Macworld Conference and introduced the Apple iPhone to the world. Few people at the time could predict the impact smartphones, and other connected devices, would have on the way we communicate with each other. But these significant advances in wireless…

Enabling 5G Wireless – The Role of Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers
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Enabling 5G Wireless – The Role of Real-Time Spectrum Analyzers

Imagine undergoing surgery, but the doctor is operating remotely from the other side of the world. Or imagine riding in a truly autonomous and connected vehicle that not only senses the vehicles around it, but also connects to real-time traffic information to choose the best route. Picture smart cities with millions of devices reporting and…

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