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Bridging the Gap Between Playing and Learning Children learn many things in different ways. Each child has his own way of learning, some learn visually, others through touch, taste, and sound. As ...Keep Reading
Hassle-Free Connectivity Solutions for Your Devices Silex Technology America, Inc., a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today  launched SX-590  ,the newest member of the Ethernet...Keep Reading
Distinct Features of i.MX 7 from i.MX 6 Is i.MX 7 is an advanced and powerful successor of i.MX 6? We will ordinarily assume it that way, but the nuances of i.MX 7 shows that it is designed ...Keep Reading
Develop BLE/IoT Gateway Using Linux Box LB-100AN With the development of sensors, wireless communication, embedded systems and cloud computing, Internet of Things (IoT) technology is used in many app...Keep Reading
How to set MAC address for  radios to enable interoperability  Customers can now configure their products with their own product design and manufacturing procedures based on their requirements. By configuring the ...Keep Reading
Silex Technology America and Employees Support the Restoration of Peter’s Canyon Park You may have heard about the devastating wild fires in California in the Fall of 2017.  These fires in both Northern and Southern California took live...Keep Reading
Convert Ethernet Devices to Wireless Network Device Have trouble connecting your Ethernet devices to network?  SX-BR-4600WAN2  from Silex is a bridge that can easily convert your 10/100/1000 BASE-T wire...Keep Reading
SX Virtual Link Driver for MacOS 10.13   Silex has released SX Virtual Link driver for the latest macOS Sierra . We are glad to inform that we have successfully tested and  released our SVL...Keep Reading
Bluetooth Evaluation Made Easy for QCA9377-Based SX-SDMAC Over the years Bluetooth has evolved from being used mostly for audio streaming and file sharing with BT2.0, to high-speed file transfer with BT2.1. W...Keep Reading
Silex Schedule and Plan for the WPA2 Vulnerability Issue (KRACK) A couple of months ago, a vulnerability in the way handshake within the WPA protocol was exposed which is commonly referred to as the Krack Attack. We...Keep Reading
The Next-Generation SX-SDMAC Plus Delivers Smaller Size, Lower Cost, and Higher Performance Silex Technology America, Inc., a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today announced the newest member of the SX-SDMAC family, ...Keep Reading
Possible RED Updates on the Horizon A few months ago, Ofcom, which is UK’s regulatory authority decided to update their regulations to allow Wi-Fi use in the 5.8 GHz band (U-NII-3). It a...Keep Reading
Microsoft Windows Driver Support for Silex's 802.11ac plus Bluetooth SDIO Wi-Fi Modules Wireless drivers supporting Microsoft Windows for the SX-SDMAC and SX-SDPAC dual-band IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n/ac WLAN plus Bluetooth “Smart Ready” SDIO mod...Keep Reading
Does design flaw in WPA2 makes it vulnerable to KRACK? All protected Wi-Fi networks are secured using some version of  Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA/2) which rely on the 4-way handshake defined in the 802.11...Keep Reading
Silex Volunteers at Local Food Bank One of our key focuses and passions here at Silex Technology America is in finding ways to become more involved with our local communities and to help...Keep Reading
Silex Update for WPA2 Security (KRACKS) Vulnerability Since the news broke out last week, we at Silex have been working to assess the scope of its impact and a plan on how to provide our customers a solut...Keep Reading
KRACK attack threatens Wi-Fi Enterprise Security Wi-Fi Enterprise Security is critical to Silex as we strive to provide secure, reliable and robust wireless connectivity solutions to our customers. W...Keep Reading
ath10k SDIO Wi-Fi patch for QCA9377-3 Available Few weeks ago I wrote a blog post about developing an ath10k patch to support the SDIO Wi-Fi interface for QCA9377-3 WiFi SoC from Qualcomm Technologi...Keep Reading
Linux Box with Custom Application Development for Quick Time to Market Silex Technology, a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today launched  LB-100AN which is a Linux Box with Wireless 802.11a/b/g/...Keep Reading
Linux Evaluation for SX-SDMAC/SX-SDPAC with Roaming Support    Our SX-SDCAC which is in a SD card form factor (using the SX-SDMAC) is designed to allow evaluation of our QCA9377 based radios (SX-SDMAC and SX-SD...Keep Reading
Can the SX-SDMAC 802.11ac Radio Module be Optimized for Cost, Size and Performance? Yes it can, and is now Available from Silex!!! The Silex SX-SDMAC Plus is a dual-band IEEE802.11a/b/g/n/ac WLAN plus Bluetooth 4.2 SDIO module. It is ...Keep Reading
Silex Network Displays for Digital Interactive Classrooms and Learning As the world today migrates to digital era, education and learning is no exception. Classrooms are becoming more digital these days from traditional c...Keep Reading
Connectivity with Intelligence: SX-ULPGN Low Power WiFi Seminar Oct 5 2017  to   Nov 29 2017 Sponsored by Qualcomm Technologies, Silex and Arrow Electronics Get hands-on experience with incorporating intelligent Wi...Keep Reading
NCC radio regulation changes and the ROHS mandate of the BSMI certification Taiwan NCC Radio Regulation changes With the improvement in technology, wireless products range has increased, that includes wireless technologies lik...Keep Reading
New Access Point SX-AP-4800AN2 with advanced security and PoE support Silex Technology  launches SX-AP-4800AN2 Access Point, a dual Band supporting IEEE802.11a/b/g/n  with  Enterprise Security, and PoE capabilities.  Thi...Keep Reading
New Wireless Infrastructure 802.11 ac Access Point with 1.3Gbps data rate  Silex Technology, a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today launched  AP-500AC, which  is a wireless access point (Base unit)...Keep Reading
Adding SDIO Support in ath10k Driver – Another Silex Initiative for Mass Market Wi-Fi Customer feedback is important to us at Silex and whenever we can do something extra that makes them happy, it makes us happy! A recent example of our...Keep Reading
60GHz WiFi (WiGig) for the Rest of Us – SX-PCEAD 802.11ad Module from Silex Brings 4.6Gbps Speeds to New Markets and Applications The SX-PCEAD implements the IEEE802.11ad WiFi/WiGig standard in 60GHz band for high speed communication. It is based on the QCA6320 chipset from Qualc...Keep Reading
Will You be Complying to the Latest RED Standards in 2018? The new directive regulating radio equipment usage in EU was in effect starting June 13th, 2017. It was a painful process for us and our customers to ...Keep Reading
Changes to the 5GHz Wi-Fi band in the UK The Office of Communications, commonly known as Ofcom, is the government-approved regulatory and competition authority for the broadcasting, telecommu...Keep Reading
Add Ultra Low Power WiFi Using UART AT Command Set Silex has released a new version (12.2.x) of our UART AT Command Set for Qualcomm's Ultra Low Power WiFi IoT Soc QCA4010. Our new product is called SX...Keep Reading
Ultimate Customer Service I have been visiting Japan for 30 years and I am still amazed by the Japanese commitment to service.  This philosophy is also part of the Silex Techno...Keep Reading
Smallest Footprint 802.11ac plus Bluetooth Module in the Market Silex Technology America, the global leader in providing  Wi-Fi solutions on June 2nd 2017 launched the latest embedded wireless solution , the SX-SDP...Keep Reading
Select the Right IoT Module for Your Application Need a low-latency, high reliability solution in a small form factor for your wireless medical device? Or a low-cost low power wireless option for con...Keep Reading
Operating the WPA Security Supplicant provided with the Silex Wi-Fi drivers In general terms a supplicant is a software package installed on an end-user's client device. The device invokes the supplicant and submits credential...Keep Reading
Debugging techniques for the QCA9377 Wi-Fi driver Two of our latest 802.11ac wireless modules, the SX-SDMAC and the SX-SDPAC are based on Qualcomm's QCA9377 chipset. The drivers for these QCA9377 base...Keep Reading
Why OEM's need to put Wi-Fi radios in continuous TX modes for testing, analysis and certification? Original Equipment Manufacturer's (OEM's) designing products using Wi-Fi or Bluetooth may need to obtain product certifications for the regions they p...Keep Reading
Can the SD card slot on the NXP i.MX7 Sabre Smart Devices Board be used for an SDIO Wi-Fi Module? Our recommended platform to evaluate our latest embedded Wi-Fi module, the SX-SDMAC is the NXP i.MX 6 SoloX Sabre SD Board. The SX-SDMAC is a dual-ban...Keep Reading
Silex Technology Introduces Next Generation Ethernet to WiFi Bridge and USB to WiFi USB Device Server Santa Ana, CA., March 28, 2017 – Silex Technology America, Inc., a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today introduced the BR-3...Keep Reading
Silex's Latest Serial Device Server Featuring Qualcomm's QCA6234 Radio SD-320AN is a dual band serial device server for RS-232 serial devices that need to connect to a secure network. It adds dual band wireless connection...Keep Reading
Silex Records 4th Consecutive Year of Record Growth As our fiscal year 2016 comes to a close, I am pleased to report that we delivered another year of record revenue, resulting in 44% growth in revenue ...Keep Reading
Silex Technology America & Europe Announces New President Effective immediately, Keith Sugawara has been named CEO and President of Silex Technology America & Europe (STAE). In addition to assuming leadership...Keep Reading
SX-582 - The Next Generation Embedded Intelligent Wireless Module SX-582 is a high-performance Serial/Ethernet to Wi-Fi embedded module, based on the Qualcomm Atheros AR6234 system in package (SiP) solution, that pro...Keep Reading
Code RED - Radio Equipment Directive, that is! ALERT… Come June 13, 2017 the current directive regulating radio equipment will be repealed and new requirements will come into law and all new produc...Keep Reading
Why thermal profiles are important for the integration of embedded Wi-Fi radios? What is thermal profiling? A thermal profile is a complex set of time-temperature data typically associated with the measurement of thermal temperatur...Keep Reading
Silex Releases SX Virtual Link USB over IP for macOS Sierra Silex is pleased to inform you that our efforts in collaborating with Apple have resolved the USB compatibility issues that were introduced with MAC O...Keep Reading
Power Save Options for Wi-Fi Radios Power Save has always been a part of the 802.11 standard since 1999. The devices it had targeted were a lot different from the wireless devices used t...Keep Reading
Test, Fix, and Enhance: Developing Reliable Enterprise Wi-Fi Solutions As we all know, all software will have some bugs. Some problems are fairly easy to discover, but others only occur in specific situations, making it d...Keep Reading
Catching the Perfect Wave of 802.11ac Time to Move to Reliable, Next-Generation, Enterprise Wi-Fi Networks 802.11ac has quickly become the current Wi-Fi standard as 802.11n gradually moves...Keep Reading
Video Tutorial: How to Evaluate 802.11ac plus Bluetooth SDIO Module with NXP's i.MX 6 Reference Platform Not all wireless modules are created equal. So it becomes very important that one chooses a good evaluation kit to evaluate and test the radio charact...Keep Reading
Basics of Asynchronous Connection-Less (ACL) Bluetooth Communication Protocol Today, I will write about basics of Bluetooth Classic specification. We will find an answer to simple question from the specification that who or what...Keep Reading
802.11ac SDIO Wi-Fi plus Bluetooth Module for Applications that Absolutely Must Connect 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 “Sm...Keep Reading
Silex Releases Version 1.5.4 of the SX-ULPGN UART AT Command Set The SX-ULPGN is an ultra-low-power hostless Wi-Fi IoT module with 802.11 b/g/n support. This low power Wi-Fi IoT module is based on QCA4010 System-on-...Keep Reading
How Qualcomm Acquiring NXP Will Benefit You! On October 27, 2016, Qualcomm Incorporated (NASDAQ: QCOM) and NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) announced a definitive agreement, unanimously app...Keep Reading
SX-Virtual Link Software is Now WHQL Certified SX Virtual Link is Silex's propriety utility that allows users to discover and connect to USB devices connected to Silex USB Device Servers.The way it...Keep Reading
Silex Adds Dual Band Functionality to its 802.11ac PCIe Card Silex has recently added dual band functionality to its 802.11ac PCIe Wi-Fi card. The SX-PCEAC-DB is now an 802.11ac compliant dual-band 3x3 PCIe Mini...Keep Reading
NX-1 WLAN Enterprise Network Analyzer Enables Remote PC-less Network Management Reducing Cost and Field Time NX-1 is a wireless LAN enterprise network analyzer. The NX-1 provides an easy to understand simple menu even for those unfamiliar with specialized WLA...Keep Reading
Making the Best Wi-Fi Technology Even Better Today, most wireless modules are based on a radio vendor’s recommended reference design. However, the functionality and quality of the modules using a...Keep Reading
Hosted or Hostless IoT Wi-Fi Devices? The Decision is Critical The Internet of Things (IoT) is a quickly growing market segment, and IoT applications often require smaller size, lower cost, andlower power consumpt...Keep Reading
Silex MAC OS X 10.11 El Capitan Update On June 2nd, we shared that Apple has started working with us to help resolve the incompatibility between our USB over IP products and the MAC OS X 10...Keep Reading
New Low-Cost Wi-Fi Module Now Available: Watch the Technical Overview Video We’ve recently released a low-cost Wi-Fi IoT Module, SX-ULPGN. The module is less than $10 MSRP and features a hostless mode for stand-alone IoT appli...Keep Reading
Securely connect USB3.0 devices to your enterprise 802.1x network Silex Technology America, a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today introduced its newest USB and Serial device servers, the D...Keep Reading
Looking for Wi-Fi Connectivity for Low Power IoT Applications? Learn About Silex’s Internet-of-Things Wi-Fi Products Through Technical Videos & White Papers We’ve launched a campaign page for our growing portfolio of IoT connectivity solutions to help you quickly learn about Silex Technology’s Wi-Fi connec...Keep Reading
Silex Sponsors an Educational Event at Crescent Elementary One of our initiatives here at Silex Technology America for Fiscal Year 2016 is to be more involved in our community and find ways to give back. After...Keep Reading
SX-ULPGN Hostless Wi-Fi Module Provides Low-Cost, Ultra Low-Power Embedded Wireless Capability for IoT Applications We’ve added a new Wi-Fi module to our growing portfolio of Internet of Things solutions. The new SX-ULPGN is a low-cost, ultra low-power Wi-Fi module ...Keep Reading
Optimizing Wi-Fi for Enterprise Applications Two years ago, the number of consumer mobile devices surpassed the number of people in the world for the first time. The vast majority of these device...Keep Reading
Silex MAC OS X 10.11 El Capitan Update   Silex Technology America (Silex) would like to share a progress update with our customers who have been impacted by the incompatibility between our ...Keep Reading
Broadcom Exits Wireless Internet of Things Business Cypress Semiconductor Corp. (CY) and Broadcom Limited (AVGO) announced the signing of a definitive agreement under which Cypress will acquire Broadcom...Keep Reading
Realizing the Dream of Ubiquitous Wi-Fi Connectivity Reliable Wi-Fi is the Holy Grail for Wi-Fi technology. As Wi-Fi finds its way into all sorts of devices, including those in consumer, medical, industr...Keep Reading
Silex FY15 Success and Planning for Accelerated Growth I am recovering from a week in Japan where I was able to participate in various meetings (product strategy meeting, executive management meeting, etc....Keep Reading
How to Evaluate Silex PCIe Wi-Fi card with the NXP i.MX6 Sabre SD Board PCIe host interface Wi-Fi radios are generally used in applications that require higher throughput and performance. Choosing a radio host interface bu...Keep Reading
Are you prepared for EN 300 328 v1.9.1? EN 300 328 covers wideband data systems operating in the 2.4GHz ISM band, including Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and ZigBee. This is the harmonized standard agai...Keep Reading
Got Medical Grade Wi-Fi? – Visit Silex at Minnesota MEDTECH Week Silex has provided wireless connectivity solutions for medical device manufacturers for over 10 years. We are experts at delivering reliable Wi-Fi sol...Keep Reading
Does your product need to be tested for SAR? What is SAR? Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) refers to the amount of radio frequency electromagnetic field absorbed by the body while using a wireless ...Keep Reading
Freescale DwF, Paris – The Silex Perspective   Oct. 1st, 2015. Andrew Ross presents at DwF, Paris. Designing with Freescale (DwF) seminar for embedded engineers was held today in Paris, France. T...Keep Reading
Choosing the Right Wi-Fi Radio Wi-Fi is becoming ubiquitous, finding its way into all sorts of devices including those in consumer, industrial and automotive applications. Selecting...Keep Reading
Are you prepared for the Level VI Energy-Efficiency Regulation? The U.S. Level VI energy-efficiency regulation, aimed at energy savings in external power supplies, goes into force on February 10, 2016, and will imp...Keep Reading
Slidecast Video - AMC Manager Software Management software is an important piece of the equation when looking at networking equipment so you can efficiently configure your product. More imp...Keep Reading
Enterprise Requirements for Ethernet to Wireless Bridges Reaching certain locations with wired network connections can be difficult and expensive. Today, wireless can connect most devices with ease; however,...Keep Reading
Radio Equipment Directive (RED) 2014/53/EU What is Radio Equipment Directive (RED) 2014/53/EU?  The Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment Directive (R&TTE) 1999/5/EC has been in place...Keep Reading
Why you need Dual Band Wi-Fi? People have become very dependent on Wi-Fi networks, and reliable Wi-Fi performance is something that is expected. How many times do you find yourself...Keep Reading
Konica Minolta adds Wi-Fi to Ethernet MFPs with Silex Learn how Konica Minolta partners with Silex for wireless connectivity to offer their multi-function printers into places where running cables is diff...Keep Reading
Windows 10 Support for Silex USB Device Servers Silex is proud to announce that our SX-Virtual Link software, used to connect with our popular USB Device Servers, now officially supports WIndows 10....Keep Reading
AMC Manager Software for Wireless Monitoring and Control Today, we announced our new AMC Manager Software. This makes it easy for network administrators to bulk manage a fleet of Silex products. AMC Manager ...Keep Reading
Low-Cost Mini-PCIe Wi-Fi plus Bluetooth Combo Module Silex Technology recently released the SX-PCEGN-BT, an 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi plus Bluetooth combo PCIe solution based on Qualcomm Atheros’s proven techno...Keep Reading
Silex SX-Virtual USB SDK is not Susceptible to Fatal Vulnerability Vulnerability Note VU#177092 KCodes NetUSB kernel driver is vulnerable to buffer overflow. The Department of Homeland Security recently released Vulne...Keep Reading
New Serial Device Server Refresh - Dual-Band 802.11n + 802.1x Today, we are excited to announce our new line of Serial Device Servers, the SD-300 and SD-310AN. They both offer robust and reliable networking of RS...Keep Reading
Enable Ethernet devices with medical grade, secure Wi-Fi Silex has momentum in the medical space with our SX-BR-4600WAN Ethernet to Wi-Fi bridge solution. Hospitals, Medical Centers, and Medical Device Manuf...Keep Reading
DS-510 USB Device Server is Citrix Ready   Silex DS-510 Gigabit USB Device Server   Silex recently announced the DS-510, our newest USB Device Server. The Silex DS-510 is the newest Silex USB...Keep Reading
Top 5 Things You Should Know About Ultra-Low-Power Wi-Fi Modules for the IoT The “Internet of things” (IoT) is becoming an increasingly growing topic of conversation in the Wi-Fi industry. It’s a concept that not only has the p...Keep Reading
Removal of TKIP from Wi-Fi® Devices Last month Wi-Fi Alliance announced the removal of TKIP security option from wireless devices. They have provided important information to network adm...Keep Reading
Silex Named Among Top 20 Wireless Technology Solution Providers CIO Review magazine named Silex Technology as one of 2015’s 20 most promising wireless technology solution providers. A distinguished panel of CEOs, C...Keep Reading
Silex Technology to Accelerate Growth with Arrow Electronics Distribution Agreement We are pleased to formally announce our new partnership with Arrow Electronics.  We expect that Arrow will find many new customers for Silex Technolog...Keep Reading
Enable Polycom VVX Phones with secure Wi-Fi Today, we announced our partnership with Polycom. Polycom is a leader in communication products including voice and video over networks. We have been ...Keep Reading
Inspiration at Arrow IoT Immersions Event - Sam Schmidt Story On Thursday March 5th, I attended the Arrow IoT Immersions Event at the Santa Clara Convention Center (Silicon Valley).  I was able to network with a ...Keep Reading
Where did all the USB ports go? These are exciting times for mobile computing. There is healthy competition from multiple vendors for tablet computers and laptops. As always, compute...Keep Reading
Transform a classroom to a digital interactive collaboration experience The goal of many school districts is transforming traditional classrooms with chalkboards, paper textbooks, and handwriting into a wireless, digitally...Keep Reading
SX-PCEAN2 Rocks at Embedded World 2015 Silex Technology America, Inc., a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, announced at Embedded World today the SX-PCEAN2, an indust...Keep Reading
Video Tutorial: How to add Wi-Fi connectivity for your i.MX 6 Platform Not all wireless modules are created equal. So it becomes very important that one chooses a good evaluation kit and platform to evaluate and test the ...Keep Reading
Evaluate AR6003 Radio for Wi-Fi Concurrent Mode Concurrent Network Mode is the ability of a radio to support Wi-Fi connectivity on two networks at the same time. This means that the same device is c...Keep Reading
Wireless Enterprise Security As the use of Wi-Fi becomes widespread, it becomes critical to protect your network from security breaches. Hackers today typically seek for the weake...Keep Reading
Turn any Ethernet Device into a Secure Wi-Fi Device 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 an...Keep Reading
Introducing the X-5HM Digital Signage Player Earlier this week, Silex launched the X-5HM, a Digital Signage player with robust wireless capability and multiple content zones. Traditional Digital ...Keep Reading
FCC Update for 802.11d - “World Wide Roaming” FCC plans to prohibit the use of “World Wide Roaming”. What this means is that wireless clients will not be allowed to use the 802.11d specification t...Keep Reading
SX-ULPAN Demo at Freescale America's FAE Event Silex Technology participated at the Freescale FAE event held in Austin, Texas a few weeks ago. It was relatively a small event held in a very private...Keep Reading
Silex announces the SX-ULPAN at Freescale Technology Forum Silex Technology America, Inc., a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today at the Freescale Technology Forum in Tokyo announced...Keep Reading
IEEE 802.11ah: A Long Range 802.11 WLAN at Sub 1 GHz 802.11-1997 was the first wireless networking standard in the family, but 802.11b was the first widely accepted one, followed by 802.11a, 802.11g, 802...Keep Reading
Announcing SX-ND-4350WAN - Enables Touch Screen Displays with Wireless capability Last week, Silex announced our new SX-ND-4350WAN product for the North American market. This is an exciting product designed to allow tablet computers...Keep Reading
Benefits of 5 GHz (dual band) 802.11a/802.11n Silex Technology America provides a variety of both single band and dual band Wi-Fi products. Depending on the application, a lower cost single band s...Keep Reading
More with Less - Wi-Fi and The Internet of Things Bigger is better?  Not for the Internet of Things… In my last article, we talked about the Need for Speed and discussed MIMO streaming technology to i...Keep Reading
Need Bluetooth? We are excited to share the news that Qualcomm has announced yesterday that it has reached agreement with CSR plc (“CSR”) regarding the terms of a rec...Keep Reading
Qualcomm Atheros Acquires Stonestreet One! Last week, we were informed that Stonestreet One has been acquired by Qualcomm Atheros.  Although there doesn’t seem to be a formal press release, Sto...Keep Reading
USB Device Options - Citrix, VMWare Silex has been innovating and creating solutions for USB device connectivity for many years. Over 12 million products have shipped globally using our ...Keep Reading
ETSI R&TTE EN 300 328 v1.8.1 There has been quite a buzz regarding some recent revisions in EU wireless regulations during the last few months, referred to as the R&TTE updates. I...Keep Reading
FCC Announces New Rules for U-NII in 5 GHz Band In the Federal Register Vol 79, No.84 of May 01, 2014, FCC has announced that Unlicensed National Information Infrastructure (U-NII) for the 5 GHz ban...Keep Reading
Wireless LAN - Part 1: The Need for Speed A long time ago… Think back to the year 1999.  The world was anticipating the new millennium, the financial industry was highly focused on “the Y2K bu...Keep Reading
Canon and Silex Connectivity Partnership Silex has a rich history of partnership with Canon. We have been providing Canon compatible document imaging connectivity solutions for decades to enh...Keep Reading
Free SX-Virtual Link SDK for Windows 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 h...Keep Reading
Experiencing a slow load of WiFi Interface in Yocto Linux 1.6 (Daisy)? Silex can help!!! Silex has had customers reporting a couple of issues with using and enabling of the WiFi interface on the Yocto Linux version 1.6 (Daisy) using Kernel...Keep Reading
SX-6K3-EVK-SD: Evaluating the Silex AR6003 Radio Module Has Never Been Easier Selecting a Wi-Fi radio module that is right for your application can be a very long and tricky process as there are a number of Wi-Fi modules out in ...Keep Reading
Qualcomm Atheros (QCA) Authorized Design Center (ADC) Training I had a very productive two days at Qualcomm Atheros (QCA) headquarters last month in San Jose. We were thrilled to be invited to this event as one of...Keep Reading
New Wireless Infrastructure Product Category with 802.11r capable Access Point
Save Power in IoT and WLAN Systems Wireless technology continues to grow, and with it the power saving techniques continues to evolve and improve. As we enter the IoT market, “Power Sav...Keep Reading
SX-DS-3000WN Saves the Day: True Story!!! Earlier this year our device server product, the SX-DS-3000WN found its way into the hand of Frédéric Gauld, a Canadian percussion performer. He is a ...Keep Reading
Wireless Modular Certifications in China On January 02, 2014, the China Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (CMIIT) announced support for modular certification of low-power radio ...Keep Reading
Silex USB Device Servers for Data Acquisition and Control Silex USB Device Server Technology is now deployed in over 10 million products worldwide. We have seen all types of USB devices being connected and sh...Keep Reading
Power Save Mode in Wireless LAN's - Part 1 Andrew C. Ross, who is our Senior Field Application Engineer discusses the challenges faced while applying “Power Save Mode” (PSM) in wireless LAN app...Keep Reading
Highlights from Freescale Technology Forum (FTF 2014) After too many years in the industry, I generally approach a trade show/industry event with a certain amount of reluctance. But my three days at the F...Keep Reading
HP Scanjet Scanners and Silex USB Device Servers offering affordable network scanning HP and Silex offer an easy way to connect and share HP Scanjet USB scanners on a wired or wireless network. With extensive compatibility testing and p...Keep Reading
Come Seek Silex at FTF 2014 We will be participating at the Freescale Technology Forum (FTF) Americas 2014 today at the Gaylord Texan Resort & Convention Center in Dallas, Texas....Keep Reading
Silex Technology Exhibiting at EE Live 2014! Silex Technology America is excited to be exhibiting at the EE Live 2014 this year at the McEnery Center in San Jose, CA. EE Live is the premier confe...Keep Reading
Embedded World 2014: A Smarter World Enabled by Wireless Connectivity to Realize the “Internet of Things” Vision Silex Technology recently attended Embedded World, a global conference held in Nuremberg, Germany, where more than 900 exhibitors and over 22,500 atte...Keep Reading
How to Share USB Printers with Multiple Computers on a Network Having a printer networked in your home/office environment makes printing convenient and simple. It can be very irritating if you printer is only conn...Keep Reading
Digital Signage Expo 2014 We recently attended the Digital Signage Expo at the Sands Expo in Las Vegas, Nevada. We had some customer meetings and visited the booths there to me...Keep Reading
802.11d to be banned as of Jan 1st, 2015 What is 802.11d? IEEE 802.11d is an amendment approved in 2001 to the 802.11 Wireless LAN specifications, which allows clients to automatically config...Keep Reading
Understanding Wireless Regulations in China Prior to 2013, the Wi-Fi airwaves were getting clogged in China as the 5GHz band was confined to 5725-5850 MHz. To solve this issue, China opened up t...Keep Reading
CES 2014 Buzz: Ultra Low Power Wi-Fi to Drive Internet of Things (IoT) Applications The Consumer Electronics Show (CES), hosted in Las Vegas, is the venue to kick off the New Year to see the latest technology including wearable tech, ...Keep Reading
New White Paper: Performance and Quality Issues for 802.11 Embedded Wireless Modules At Silex Technology, we live to push the boundaries of Wi-Fi technology. We know that our customers need a partner with proven design experience and w...Keep Reading
Choosing the Right Connectivity Product for Your Document Imaging Applications Connecting devices to the network is becoming very important as the users become more sophisticated in how they want to use, manage and share these de...Keep Reading
Silex Wins Editor's Choice award for Linux Software Development Kit Silex Technology America won the Editor’s Choice Award from Embedded Computing Design Magazine for the first time last month.  Embedded Computing Desi...Keep Reading
SX-3000GB USB Device Server - the Preferred Choice for Data Logger Software The SX-3000GB is a USB device server designed to share multiple USB devices over a wired network. The SX-3000GB is the preferred choice of USB Device ...Keep Reading
Silex Technology Sponsors Wireless Medical Devices East Recently, Silex sponsored and attended the Wireless Medical Devices East conference in Boston. It was a great opportunity to gather with representativ...Keep Reading
Silex Unveils New Website! This month, Silex Technology America launched a new website. We couldn’t be more thrilled with this launch, as it has encompassed 7 months of work – f...Keep Reading
Silex Technology Demonstrates Latest Products at Wireless Medical Devices – East and West At Silex Technology America, we strive to keep up with the market needs to deliver high quality and robust products that fit the market needs. This ye...Keep Reading
SX-BR-4600WAN Ethernet to Wi-Fi Bridge is Now Wi-Fi Certified! The SX-BR4600WAN Ethernet to Wi-Fi Bridge, introduced less than 5 months ago has achieved market acceptance beyond our expectations.  This SX-BR4600WA...Keep Reading
Conference Room and Class Room Wireless Interactive Display Our team has been busy this year with the launch of our new A/V Wireless Networking products, the SX-ND4050G (for Interactive Display) and X-5 (for Di...Keep Reading
New Video: NXP Recommends Silex Technology for Reliable Wi-Fi "Silex delivers outstanding technology engineered to help our i.MX 6 customers differentiate and win in competitive markets.” Rajeev Kumar, i.MX produ...Keep Reading
Honda Canada Uses Silex Technology Wi-Fi Connectivity to Improve Workflow Silex Technology USB Device Servers were originally designed to connect USB printers and scanners to a wired or wireless network.  We continue to lear...Keep Reading
Implementing Device Networking Solutions to Enable Wi-Fi Connectivity for CNC Machines Recently, Silex Technology visited a leading global medical device company that produces and markets instruments, implants and biomaterials for the su...Keep Reading
InfoComm 2013 - Silex Wireless Digital Signage and Interactive Display Connectivity   Silex Booth #5559 at InfoComm 2013   Last week, we exhibited at InfoComm 2013.  It was a trade show in Orlando, Florida at the Orange County Convent...Keep Reading
Silex Technology Introduces X-5 for Digital Signage Connectivity at InfoComm 2013 Makes Installation Easy with Full HD Video Hybrid Wireless Distribution System, Standalone Media Player Orlando, Florida – InfoComm (Booth 5559) – Jun...Keep Reading
Press Release - Silex Technology Releases Ethernet to Wireless Bridge SX-BR-4600WAN Enables any Ethernet Device to be Converted to a Secure, Dual Band 802.11n Wireless LAN Device SANTA ANA, Calif., May 29, 2013 –Silex Te...Keep Reading
Silex Technology Announces Commercial Availability of the SX-ND4050G Network Display Adapter (NetDA™) Enables high definition monitors, electronic whiteboards and touchscreen displays to be connected and shared on a wired or wireless network SANTA ANA,...Keep Reading
Silex Technology Named Freescale Proven Partner for Embedded Wi-Fi Technology Freescale Semiconductor Selects Silex as a Recommended Manufacturer of Wi-Fi Connectivity Solutions for i.MX 6 Series Processors SANTA ANA, California...Keep Reading
Qualcomm Atheros FAE Training Update I just returned from the first day of the Qualcomm Atheros (QCA) FAE training on Monday in San Jose.  This is an annual event attended by approximatel...Keep Reading
Product Testing – In-House or Outsourced? Wi-Fi Testing Expertise Here at Silex, we have been testing wireless networking products for over 15 years. This includes Silex branded products as we...Keep Reading
Silex Technology Collaborates with Freescale Semiconductor to Provide Wi-Fi for Next-Generation i.MX 6 Processors Companies Demonstrate Wi-Fi for i.MX 6 at the Freescale Technology Forum SANTA ANA, California, June 21, 2012 –Silex Technology, a global leader in wi...Keep Reading
New Press Release: Silex Technology America Introduces Third Generation SDIO Card for Low-Power Wi-FI Connectivity SANTA ANA, Calif., June 5, 2012 – Silex Technology, a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today launched the SX-SDCAN SDIO card ...Keep Reading
Missions for Wireless LAN (3) To Be Faster – 3:  Using Millimeter Wave Since laws hinder the use of the 2.4GHz and 5GHz bands, we may come up with the idea to use a totally differe...Keep Reading
Silex Expands Product Line With High-Performance Gigabit and 802.11n Wireless USB Device Server Connectivity Solutions SANTA ANA, CA – April 24, 2012 – Silex Technology, a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today announced the SX-DS-3000WAN and S...Keep Reading
Missions for Wireless LAN (2) To Be Faster – 2: Wide Band
10 Wi-Fi Predictions for 2012 Wi-Fi technology has become so ubiquitous that even computer publications like PC Magazine published Wi-Fi predictions for 2012. These trends have som...Keep Reading
Press Release: Silex Technology America Introduces 802.11a/b/g/n, Dual-Band Solutions Based on Qualcomm Atheros AR6003 Chip Silex Technology America Introduces 802.11a/b/g/n, Dual-Band Solutions Based on Qualcomm Atheros AR6003 Chip SANTA ANA, Calif., Feb. 9, 2012 – Silex T...Keep Reading
Missions for Wireless LAN (1) IEEE802.11b was first introduced in September, 1999.  IEEE802.11b is now recognized as the first wireless LAN standard.  Over ten years later, IEEE802...Keep Reading
Silex Technology Launches SDK for Wireless iPad and iPhone to USB Device Connectivity SANTA ANA, CA, Nov 17, 2011 - Silex Technology, a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today launched the SX-Virtual Link SDK for...Keep Reading
Silex Technology Agrees to Murata Machinery Tender Offer for Common Stocks Silex operations will continue without interruption yet gain Murata Machinery Ltd. (Muratec) stable financial support, which will allow Silex to execu...Keep Reading
Green Hills Software Adds Latest Secure Integrated Wi-Fi Solutions to Platform for Secure Wireless Devices Support of Qualcomm Atheros Wi-Fi Radios and Security Supplicant Solutions from Silex Technology America Inc. BOSTON, MA — September 8, 2011 — Medical...Keep Reading
Silex Technology America introduces 802.11b/g/n, low-power solutions based on Qualcomm Atheros AR6003 SANTA ANA, Calif., Aug. 31, 2011 – Silex Technology America Inc., a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today announced the SX-S...Keep Reading
Welcome to the Silex Technology Blog Welcome to the Silex Technology Blog. We plan to post regularly on topics regarding wired and wireless network connectivity technology and solutions. ...Keep Reading