FCC Announces New Rules for U-NII in 5 GHz Band

By | August 26, 2014

5GhzBandIn 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 band would undergo some changes starting June 2nd, 2014. This change eliminates a loophole where a device could be certified under 15.247 but then illegally modified to operate in the U-NII DFS bands which interfered with Terminal Doppler Weather Radar (TDWR).

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Wireless LAN – Part 1: The Need for Speed

By | August 20, 2014

A long time ago…race-car-wifi

Think back to the year 1999.  The world was anticipating the new millennium, the financial industry was highly focused on “the Y2K bug”, and the Internet was entering its next phase of connectivity.

IEEE 802.11b was introduced in September 1999.  Boasting transfer speeds of up to 11 Mbps, this was the first widely adopted WLAN standard.

And it changed the world.

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Canon and Silex Connectivity Partnership

By | August 14, 2014

Canon Connectivity

Silex has a rich history of partnership with Canon. We have been providing Canon compatible document imaging connectivity solutions for decades to enhance the networking and wireless capabilities of Canon Printers, Multifunction Printers, and Scanners.

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Free SX-Virtual Link SDK for Windows

By | August 12, 2014

SX-Virtual Link SDK for WindowsToday, 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 have been offering this product to customers at a price, and now one of the barriers to proliferation of our technology has been removed. Now I am interested to see what kinds of applications our customers come up with for this technology.

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