Posted by Lisbeth Spencer, August 21, 2019
Silex Wifi Module Selected by Renesas to Securely Connect IoT Devices to Amazon Web Services
SX-ULPGN Wireless LAN module is Selected for Renesas Electronics RX65N Cloud Kit Supporting Amazon FreeRTOS
(Santa Ana, CA) August 21, 2019 - Silex Technology, Inc. announced today that the company's IEEE 802.11bgn wireless LAN module SX-ULPGN has been selected for Amazon FreeRTOS certified "Renesas RX65N Cloud Kit" of Renesas Electronics Corporation. The RX65N Cloud Kit is a cloud communication evaluation kit certified with Amazon FreeRTOS, allowing IoT devices to connect to Amazon Web Service (AWS) through easy and secure Wi-Fi. With standard built-in environmental, light, and inertial sensors, it can establish secure end-to-end AWS connectivity to sophisticated systems, offices and industrial automation systems, making it ideal for prototype development and evaluation of sensor-equipped IoT devices.
Silex's SX-ULPGN is a key component of its Wi-Fi connectivity solution.
Silex’s commitment to “Absolutely Must Connect” connectivity is at the core of its product development vision. The organization provides wireless LAN module solutions to device makers globally who require sophisticated wireless connectivity, often in the arena of industrial and medical devices. The SX-ULPGN is a low-power, compact IEEE 802.11b / g / n 1x1 wireless LAN module equipped with the Qualcomm® QCA4010 Wireless SOC. The host MCU connection interface uses UART, and its proprietary AT commands provide a simple operation, eliminating the need for engineers with specialized Wi-Fi software development knowledge, and reducing OEM engineering time. The module comes readily equipped with radio certification for Japan, North America and Europe, reducing the go-to-market costs associated with radio law compliance for device manufacturers who plan to globally expand their business.
According to Mamoru Sakugawa, Director of IoT Product Marketing Dept. 2, IoT Infrastructure Division, Renesas Electronics Corporation, "We are pleased to be able to start shipping the RX65N Cloud Kit which includes the Silex Wi-Fi module. With the combination of Renesas RX65N’s advanced security features and Silex’s highly reliable wireless LAN technology, we are confident that RX65N Cloud Kit can greatly contribute to our global customers’ IoT product development strategies and market success."
“We are very proud that our wireless IoT module has been selected by Renesas as an AWS wireless connectivity solution for the RX65N Cloud Kit. We are committed to working closely with Renesas by providing our secure and robust IoT connectivity and premium customer support experience to our mutual global customers moving forward.”, stated Nobuhiko Miura, Senior Executive Officer, R&D Center & Global Marketing Center, Silex Technology, Inc.
The Renesas RX65N Cloud Kit is available from the Renesas sales network. The bundled SX-ULPGN module, mounted via a Renesas-made PMOD connector, is available through Silex distributors and partners.
About Silex Technology America, Inc.
Silex Technology builds on more than 40 years of hardware and software connectivity know-how and IP, custom design development experience, and in-house manufacturing capabilities, bringing value to customers with a foundation of technical expertise. With relentless attention to quality, exclusive access to Qualcomm Atheros expertise, and strategic partnerships with leading semiconductor providers, Silex Technology is the global leader in reliable Wi-Fi connectivity for products ranging from a medical device to a document imaging product to a video or digital display. With Silex Technology, customers get a single vendor that provides hardware and software support from design through manufacturing for successful product after successful product. For more information, please visit https://www.silextechnology.com