Silex Technology Collaborates with Freescale Semiconductor to Provide Wi-Fi for Next-Generation i.MX 6 Processors
“Wi-Fi connectivity is a key feature for customers designing products based on our i.MX 6 series processors," said Rajeev Kumar, i.MX product line manager for Freescale Semiconductor. "Silex delivers outstanding technology engineered to help our i.MX 6 customers differentiate and win in competitive markets.”
“Silex is proud to be the Freescale recommended Wi-Fi solutions provider," said Keith Sugawara, vice president of Business Development at Silex Technology America. "Our radio hardware modules are ideal for mid-tier companies who seek to reduce RF design costs and improve time to market."
Silex is a Qualcomm Atheros Authorized Design Center (ADC) who provides secure and high-reliability wireless solutions for device manufacturers that want to add Wi-Fi connectivity to portable devices for medical, printer, weights and measures, and other applications.
The Silex SX-SDCAN-2830BT 802.11a/b/g/n SDIO card module is the Freescale recommended solution for Wi-Fi connectivity. Freescale's i.MX 6 development platforms integrate a reference driver to minimize the engineering time and effort required to productize solutions such as Silex’s Wi-Fi technology.
To provide developers the best connectivity and superior engineering support, Silex offers a turnkey, one-vendor solution that includes:
- Driver software available with Freescale i.MX6 development systems
- 802.11a/b/g/n low-power SDIO card module based on Qualcomm Atheros AR6003 radio
- Engineering services for custom applications and support