Acquisition expands engineering globally, Supports Wi-Fi implementation needs of OEM customers
SANTA ANA, CA, January 14, 2016 – Silex Technology, Inc. (Kyoto, Japan), a global leader in wired and wireless networking solutions, today announced a definitive agreement to acquire embWiSe, an expert in complete embedded Wi-Fi® driver software and security supplicant frameworks. embWiSe is a successful India-based company bringing expertise in Wi-Fi® technologies and is a Qualcomm authorized design center. The addition of embWiSe will further Silex Technology’s focus to assist customers in embedded wireless enablement.
“We are constantly looking to ensure we have the best wireless know-how possible for our customers, and the embWiSe team will add to our expertise, “said Keith Sugawara, Vice President of Business Development at Silex Technology America. “We have previously worked in conjunction with embWiSe on projects and know this is a great fit and added benefit for our customers.”
Providing Reliable Connectivity Solutions When it Absolutely Must Connect
Silex Technology is a global leader in reliable Wi-Fi® connectivity for products ranging from medical devices to document imaging products and video and digital displays to factory automation solutions – ultimately allowing customers to more easily and seamlessly connect their products to the Internet of Things (IoT). As the number of products with network connection potential grows, so does the demand for connectivity solutions. Silex Technology meets this demand by transforming products into secure, reliable wireless devices and machines that deliver a completely connected, always-on experience for customers, aiming for each network device to have a reliable connection when it absolutely must connect.
Serving More Wireless Needs with Global Expertise
“The embWiSe acquisition supports our vision to expand engineering skills across the global landscape,” said David Smith, Silex Technology America, President. Additionally, embWiSe brings a complete Wi-Fi® software framework of host and WLAN drivers, a personal/enterprise supplicant and certification tool on Windows Embedded Compact OS and other embedded RTOS platforms such as ThreadX, uITRON, FreeRTOS and uC/OS.
“We are excited to be part of the Silex Technology team. There is strong synergy between the two organizations, which can be leveraged to create bigger opportunities for Silex Technology's wireless products in the marketplace,” said Srini G Srinivasan, Founder and Director of Business Development at embWiSe. “The embWiSe acquisition will also provide the companies the opportunity to develop products for next-generation Wi-Fi® technologies, specifically for the Internet of Things market,” said Alagu Sankar, CEO and Technical Director at embWiSe.
About Silex Technology, 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.