IEEE 802.11ah: A Long Range 802.11 WLAN at Sub 1 GHz

By | November 30, 2014

80211ah802.11-1997 was the first wireless networking standard in the family, but 802.11b was the first widely accepted one, followed by 802.11a, 802.11g, 802.11n and 802.11ac. Other standards in the family are service amendments and extensions or corrections to the previous specifications.

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Announcing SX-ND-4350WAN – Enables Touch Screen Displays with Wireless capability

By | November 10, 2014

SX-ND-4350WAN-app-classLast week, Silex announced our new SX-ND-4350WAN product for the North American market. This is an exciting product designed to allow tablet computers to interact and collaborate with touch screen displays wirelessly.

This means teachers and presenters can easily walk around the classroom or presentation room with their Windows tablet, and show the audience what is on their screen to the entire classroom. The SX-ND-4350WAN connects to the network and a large screen TV, interactive board, or short throw projector, and allows Windows tablets and laptops to project their screen wirelessly. It also enables the touch operation on interactive displays.

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Benefits of 5 GHz (dual band) 802.11a/802.11n

By | October 31, 2014

ImageSilex Technology America provides a variety of both single band and dual band Wi-Fi products. Depending on the application, a lower cost single band solution may be adequate. However,
as more Wi-Fi implementations move to dual-band, the cost premium is rapidly decreasing which in turn will further propagate this industry trend.

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More with Less – Wi-Fi and The Internet of Things

By | October 21, 2014

iotBigger 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 increase throughput.  While extremely important for applications that require large amounts of data to be transferred, this isn’t always on the forefront of an engineer’s mind when designing new products.

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Need Bluetooth?

By | October 15, 2014

BluetoothWe 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 recommended cash acquisition.  CSR is a recognized industry leader in Bluetooth, Bluetooth Smart and audio processing technology.

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