Silex Technology Launches NXP-based Wi-Fi 6 Plus Bluetooth SDIO Module
New SX-SDMAX uses NXP® Semiconductors IW611 chipset and supports the latest 802.11ax standard for plug-and-play, enterprise-scale connectivity.
SANTA ANA, Calif., March 13, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- Silex Technology, a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today announced the SX-SDMAX, a Wi-Fi plus Bluetooth SDIO module using the NXP® Semiconductors IW611 chipset that supports the latest 802.11ax (Wi-Fi 6) standard. The SX-SDMAX offers reliable, secure, and easy-to-add wireless connectivity for the NXP i.MX series and other platforms for improved performance with low latency, high throughput, and low power consumption that enables better communication in dense environments.
Reliable, plug-n-play wireless connectivity for the NXP i.MX series supporting the latest 802.11ax standard.
The SX-SDMAX gives designers the ability to lengthen their product lifecycle to 10-15 years using the NXP IW611 chipset that supports the latest Wi-Fi 6 standard. The SX-SDMAX can be enabled across multiple platforms and operating systems but is ideally suited as a plug-and-play wireless module for the NXP i.MX applications processor families that integrate wireless drivers in the BSP software. Silex Technology also offers custom driver development and/or patching services with the SX-SDMAX, so NXP i.MX customers can eliminate driver development and integration efforts, or get custom, local support to help design their products.
"Our valuable ecosystem of global partners like Silex Technology enables NXP customers to build leading-edge devices across industris," says Larry Olivas, Vice President and General Manager for Wireless Connectivity Solutions, NXP Semiconductors. "Silex brings an extensive background in wireless connectivity for medical device and industrial manufacturers. Our customers will benefit from their expertise and support to develop products that require highly reliable and secure connectivity."
"Silex has been a proud NXP partner for many years," says Keith Sugawara, CEO and President of Silex Technology. "As a turnkey vendor that includes pre- and post-integration support, we're committed to building NXP-based modules that fully enable NXP's thriving ecosystem with dependable, scalable, and easy-to-add Wi-Fi connectivity and expert local support to help customers get to market quickly."
The SX-SDMAX is a 2.4 GHz/5 GHz dual-band Wi-Fi 6 plus Bluetooth 5.3 BR/EDR/LE radio. It includes the following feature set.
Engineering experts help for quicker time-to-market
To fully support customers with SX-SDMAX, Silex Technology offers hardware and software engineering support. These services include embedded design consultation in Wi-Fi driver development, porting wireless drivers for a wide range of platforms, firmware expertise, driver optimization to the radio source code, and hardware design review for performance and regulatory compliance. Silex's proven experience in wireless connectivity and strategic partnerships with silicon providers enables our customers to shorten their product development cycle and get to market faster.
Customers can begin ordering samples of the SX-SDMAX today. Contact [email protected] to start a design evaluation.
About Silex Technology America, Inc.
Silex Technology enables secure and reliable connectivity for essential applications that Absolutely Must Connect. Built on nearly 50 years of hardware and software connectivity know-how and IP, custom design development experience, and in-house manufacturing capabilities, Silex Technology brings value to customers as a single, global provider of connectivity solutions delivering unrivaled service, support, and product quality, from design through manufacturing. To learn more, visit silextechnology.com
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