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802.11ac SDIO Wi-Fi plus Bluetooth Module for Applications that Absolutely Must Connect

Posted by Babar Hashim on 2016-11-18 18:15:41

On Tuesday we released our latest embedded Wi-Fi module, the SX-SDMAC. The SX-SDMAC is a dual-band, single stream, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac plus Bluetooth “Smart Ready” module based on the latest Qualcomm Atheros QCA9377 System-on-Chip (SoC). It is the industry's first Wave 2 MU-MIMO IEEE 802.11ac SDIO Wi-Fi module fully certified for North America, Europe, and Japan in full production. It delivers enterprise-grade, dual-band 802.11ac Wi-Fi connectivity with link rates as high as 433Mbps.  Click here to view the full press release.

The SX-SDMAC is designed for mission-critical applications including industrial automation, healthcare, environmental monitoring, factory automation and telematics. Highly regulated industries like medical sometimes require long product life cycles. Silex can address such customer needs by offering the option to continue manufacturing our products like the SX-SDMAC for extended periods of time in our own factory.

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Tags: Wi-Fi, SDIO, Embedded Wireless, Embedded WiFi Module, 802.11ac, Bluetooth

Enable Ethernet devices with medical grade, secure Wi-Fi

Posted by John Halloran on 2015-05-21 16:45:07

Silex has momentum in the medical space with our SX-BR-4600WAN Ethernet to Wi-Fi bridge solution. Hospitals, Medical Centers, and Medical Device Manufactures have been using our solution to connect all kinds of Ethernet enabled medical devices to secure wireless networks. The SX-BR-4600WAN connects to the Ethernet port of any device, and allows it to be connected to secure, dual band, enterprise class networks which are common in medical environments.

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Tags: Wi-Fi, Wireless, Dual Band, 802.1x, Bridge, Medical, Wireless Infrastructure, sx-br-4600wan

Transform a classroom to a digital interactive collaboration experience

Posted by John Halloran on 2015-03-09 21:50:31

The goal of many school districts is transforming traditional classrooms with chalkboards, paper textbooks, and handwriting into a wireless, digitally interactive collaboration experience.

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Tags: Wi-Fi, USB over IP, Device Servers, Display, education, whiteboard, Wi-Fi- Touchscreen, teacher

Turn any Ethernet Device into a Secure Wi-Fi Device

Posted by John Halloran on 2015-01-13 23:34:51

Silex is seeing a lot of business application uses for the SX-BR-4600WAN, our Ethernet to Wi-Fi Bridge product. It connects to the Ethernet port of any device, and allows it to connected to secure, dual band, enterprise class networks.

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Tags: Wi-Fi, Silex, Bridge, Wireless Infrastructure

Free SX-Virtual Link SDK for Windows

Posted by John Halloran on 2014-08-12 12:00:35

Today, we launched the ability for customers to be able to easily download our SX-Virtual Link SDK for Windows for free. This is very exciting as we have been offering this product to customers at a price, and now one of the barriers to proliferation of our technology has been removed. Now I am interested to see what kinds of applications our customers come up with for this technology.

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Tags: Wi-Fi, USB over IP, SX-Virtual Link, Device Servers, SDK

New Wireless Infrastructure Product Category with 802.11r capable Access Point

Posted by John Halloran on 2014-06-26 18:43:05

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Tags: Wi-Fi, 802.11r, Access Point, PoE, Roaming, Wireless Infrastructure

Silex Wins Editor's Choice award for Linux Software Development Kit

Posted by Babar Hashim on 2013-12-05 17:00:42

Silex Technology America won the Editor’s Choice Award from Embedded Computing Design Magazine for the first time last month.  Embedded Computing Design is an OpenSystems Media publication, whose mission is to promote the development and use of open standards and new technologies in the embedded computing industry. They constantly scan the industry for emerging standards, emerging technologies and uniquely innovative products, and work with industry leaders to develop and publish articles that educate the readers about innovative new products, technologies, and standards of benefit to them. We at Silex are extremely pleased with the award as the editors of the magazine receive thousands of press releases and only select a handful of products for their magazine. Click here to read the complete article in the magazine.

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Tags: Wi-Fi, Embedded Wireless, 802.11n, Linux, WiFi connectivity solutions, Silex Technology America, Uncategorized

Silex Technology Sponsors Wireless Medical Devices East

Posted by Keith Sugawara on 2013-11-15 02:17:25

Recently, Silex sponsored and attended the Wireless Medical Devices East conference in Boston. It was a great opportunity to gather with representatives from Silex Technology customers, including GE Healthcare, Philips Healthcare and Mindray, and also to learn about wireless medical device innovation.

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Tags: Qualcomm Atheros, AR6003, Wireless Module, Wi-Fi, Silex, Embedded Wireless, Embedded WiFi Module, Embedded WiFi Radio, 802.11n, medical device manufacturing, medical devices, Uncategorized

Digital Signage Connectivity Choices and X-5 FAQ

Posted by John Halloran on 2013-11-08 17:41:51

We have been working with customers on X-5 Digital Signage connectivity and installations for some time now, and we have built up more know-how and documentation to help people make the right choices for their digital signage connectivity solutions, as well as troubleshooting guides for when they are installing it.

As you probably noticed, we recently overhauled our website. Part of the transformation was to show more detailed information about how Silex can help customers with their connectivity needs. We have a section called Wireless Expertise and we show some of the applications we provide wireless solutions for. One of those is for Digital Signage Distribution where we discuss our solution advantages. We have also made a white paper download available to talk about available Digital Signage Connectivity options and we urge you to check it out.

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Tags: Wi-Fi, Digital Signage, X-5

SX-BR-4600WAN Ethernet to Wi-Fi Bridge is Now Wi-Fi Certified!

Posted by Babar Hashim on 2013-10-24 17:49:15

The SX-BR4600WAN Ethernet to Wi-Fi Bridge, introduced less than 5 months ago has achieved market acceptance beyond our expectations.  This SX-BR4600WAN has been adopted in many applications, ranging from printer to medical device connectivity.  Unlike consumer grade bridges, the SX-BR4600WAN has the following features which make it an ideal Enterprise wireless bridge:

  • Dual Band 802.11a/b/g/n Support
  • Enterprise 802.1x Security
  • High Performance 2 x 2 Radio
  • Easy to Use with MAC Address Transparency Feature
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Tags: Wi-Fi, Silex, 802.11a, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n, Bridge, Ethernet to Wi-Fi, Silex Technology America, Uncategorized