How to Evaluate Silex PCIe Wi-Fi card with the NXP i.MX6 Sabre SD Board

By | April 28, 2016

PCIe host interface Wi-Fi radios are generally used in applications that require higher throughput and performance. Choosing a radio host interface bus is an important consideration and selecting the proper communication bus between the host and the radio can be a driving factor for picking the correct module. Our latest video below will show how you can begin evaluating our newest PCIe Wi-Fi module, the SX-PCEAN2.

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Are you prepared for EN 300 328 v1.9.1?

By | November 17, 2015

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 against which manufacturers must issue their Declaration of Conformity for the Radio and Telecommunications Terminal Equipment (R&TTE) Directive.

Since there were significant changes between ETSI’s V1.7.1 and V1.8.1, it’s natural that electronics manufacturers are wondering what changes are in store for V1.9.1. The latest update, EN 300 328 V1.9.1, is now published and available to download free of charge from the ETSI website.

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Got Medical Grade Wi-Fi? – Visit Silex at Minnesota MEDTECH Week

By | October 29, 2015

Medical Grade Wifi Cover PageSilex has provided wireless connectivity solutions for medical device manufacturers for over 10 years. We are experts at delivering reliable Wi-Fi solutions to meet the special needs of our medical customers. Some of our key features include security enhancements for HIPAA, always-on reliable uptime, seamless roaming in hospital environments, and long product life cycles. These result in improved quality, reduced costs, and more efficient work processes in the healthcare industry.

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Does your product need to be tested for SAR?

By | October 27, 2015

wearable-devicesWhat is SAR?

Specific Absorption Rate (SAR) refers to the amount of radio frequency electromagnetic field absorbed by the body while using a wireless device. SAR is defined as the power absorbed per mass of tissue and is expressed in units of watts per kilogram (W/Kg). SAR is typically measured over a small sample volume (1 gram or 10 grams). The SAR limit is a measure of the electric and magnetic field strength and power density for a given transmitter over its operating frequency range. In the US, SAR limit for FCC/IC is 1.6 W/Kg over a 1g sample and in Europe, the SAR limit for CE is 2.0 W/Kg for a 10g sample. Any portable products require SAR testing and reports.

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Freescale DwF, Paris – The Silex Perspective

By | October 1, 2015
Andrew Ross presents at DwF, Paris.

Oct. 1st, 2015. Andrew Ross presents at DwF, Paris.

Designing with Freescale (DwF) seminar for embedded engineers was held today in Paris, France. These DwF seminars provide tailored live training to embedded engineers on a broad range of Freescale solutions. Among many other industry experts, Andew Ross from Silex Technology America had the opportunity to speak at this event about Wi-Fi technology and factors that device manufacturers should consider to integrate Wi-Fi for their Freescale i.MX 6 and i.MX7 platforms.

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