February 24, 2015
Silex Introduces Mini PCIe Wi-Fi Module w/ Industrial Temperature Support at Embedded World
Ideal for High Performance Applications based on the Freescale i.MX6 Platform
Nuremberg Germany, Feb 24th, 2015 – Silex 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℃.
“The Silex 802.11n Dual-Band Mini PCIe Card is designed for Wi-Fi applications that demand stable and reliable wireless transmission,” said Keith Sugawara, vice president of business development at Silex Technology America. “It is an ideal solution for devices required to function in rugged environmental conditions such as industrial PCs, outdoor military applications, and in-vehicle communication systems.”
With the release of the SX-PCEAN2, Silex extends its successful partnership with Freescale®. With this announcement today, and following the Freescale launch at Embedded World of the i.MX6 SoloX, Silex expands its portfolio to include PCIe wireless modules as a high performance wireless connectivity option for the i.MX 6 platform.
“Wi-Fi connectivity is a key feature for customers designing products based on our i.MX6 series processors," said Amanda McGregor, i.MX 6 series product manager at Freescale Semiconductor. " From low-power SDIO to this new high-performance PCIe solution, Silex continues to deliver outstanding Wi-Fi technology across applications engineered to help our i.MX6 customers differentiate and win in competitive markets.”
By supporting 2T2R (2x2) MIMO technology, SX-PCEAN2 delivers exceptional Wi-Fi performance up to 300Mbps and improves overall Wi-Fi coverage area. In addition to long-term supply of the module, Silex offers driver porting and certification consultancy to its customers. With SX-PCEAN2, OEM manufactures can implement next-generation Wi-Fi connectivity to their systems and devices easily and efficiently, helping customers get to market quickly.
• IEEE 802.11/a/b/g/n conformity (2.4GHz & 5GHz)
• IEEE802.11e, IEEE 802.11h and IEEE 802.11i support
• Industrial Temperature Range: -40 ~ 85°C
• 2x2 MIMO system with throughput up to 300Mbps
• Qualcomm Atheros AR9592 Chipset
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 www.silexamerica.com.