Where did all the USB ports go?

By | March 10, 2015

Mac C-USBThese are exciting times for mobile computing. There is healthy competition from multiple vendors for tablet computers and laptops. As always, computers are getting smaller and lighter, while still being very powerful. With some of the latest new mobile computers, the biggest disadvantage is in the number of ports being available on them. As an example, Apple just announced their new Macbooks which only have one port, a C-USB port. This port is used for charging, video, and any kind of USB device which means you can’t do them all at the same time. Read More

SX-PCEAN2 Rocks at Embedded World 2015

By | February 23, 2015

Embedded World 2015Silex Technology America, Inc., a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, announced at Embedded World today the SX-PCEAN2, an industrial-grade wireless 802.11n Dual-Band Mini PCIe Card for the industrial and enterprise embedded market. The SX-PCEAN2 features the Qualcomm Atheros AR9592 chipset and is in compliance with the IEEE 802.11a/b/g/n standard, which supports extended temperature operation from -40 ~ 85℃.

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Video Tutorial: How to add Wi-Fi connectivity for your i.MX 6 Platform

By | February 17, 2015

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 radio characteristics of the module. Silex technology’s SX-6K3-EVK-SD evaluation kit allows you to easily evaluate the Silex software and hardware solutions for our Atheros 6003 based products. Included in the kit is the latest Silex developed AR6003 Radio Driver, Security Supplicant and wireless tools along with our industry leading SX-SDCAN WLAN radio module.

Andy C. Ross, our Field Applications Engineer, demonstrates how to enable wireless connectivity to your i.MX 6 platform. This 5-minute video shows how easy it is to enable Wi-Fi on your Freescale platform using Silex’s SX-SDCAN radio module.

Want to speak to our technical team? Schedule a detailed consultation with our director of OEM embedded wireless at imx6support@silexamerica.com.

Evaluate AR6003 Radio for Wi-Fi Concurrent Mode

By | February 10, 2015

Wifi_concurrentConcurrent 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 capable of acting as a Wi-Fi client on one network while serving as a Wi-Fi access point on another at the same time.

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