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June 9, 2015

Low Cost PCIe Wi-Fi + Bluetooth Module, Customer Case Study and Other Silex News!


SX-PCEGN-BT: Mini PCIe Combo Wi-Fi Module with Bluetooth support 

SX-ULPANSilex Technology's SX-PCEGN-BT, is an 802.11 b/g/n Wi-Fi plus Bluetooth combo PCIe solution based on Qualcomm Atheros’s proven technology. It features the Qualcomm Atheros AR9485 chipset for Wi-Fi and AR3012 for Bluetooth 4.0 support. It's 1x1 architecture can significantly reduce operating power and provides best-in-class features that greatly impact battery life in mobile platforms.

Like other PCIe solutions from Silex, the SX-PCEGN-BT is also a viable wireless connectivity option for the i.MX 6 platform.

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Navico uses Silex to create the first Wi-Fi-capable fish finder

Learn how Navico used Silex technology to integrate Wi-Fi and Bluetooth wireless connectivity into their marine multifunction display, making it possible for boaters to use their mobile devices to view anything on the fixed display, no matter where they happen to be on the boatIt’s the first Wi-Fi-capable display to include an open SDK for mobile-device interaction, provide Bluetooth LE compatibility and enable users to download data from the Internet.

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Learn how to implement the new SX-ULPAN for your IoT applications

The new SX-ULPAN is an ultra-low-power Wi-Fi module with dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n support with enterprise reliability based on Qualcomm’s 4004 Wi-Fi chipset. This device will fi­nd its way into many IoT applications like remote equipment monitoring, asset tracking and telemetry, security, wireless audio, industrial sensors and controls, home automation, medical devices and others. Engineering samples and production quantities of of the SX-ULPAN are now available. Read our SX-ULPAN Frequently Asked Question to get started today.

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Enable Ethernet medical devices with secure, robust Wi-Fi capability

Learn how system administrators and users can use the Silex SX-BR-4600WAN Ethernet-to-Wi-Fi Bridge with virtually any Ethernet-enabled device to allow connection to the organization's existing wireless network. It includes dual-band 802.11n Wi-Fi with Enterprise security including 802.1x. The SX-BR-4600WAN is especially useful for products such as medical devices because it gives you the flexibility to use them in places where running cables is difficult, inconvenient or impossible.

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