Silex Technology Acquires embWiSe to Develop Secure Wireless Products for the IoT Market

By CIOReview | Friday, January 22, 2016

FREMONT, CA: Silex Technology, a provider of wired and wireless networking solutions, announces a definitive agreement to acquire embWiSe - a provider of embedded Wi-Fi driver software and security supplicant frameworks. The addition of embWiSe will provide both the companies the opportunity to develop products for next-generation Wi-Fi technologies specifically for the IoT market.

As the number of products with network connection potential grows, the demand for connectivity solutions also increases simultaneously. By transforming products into secure, reliable wireless devices and machines that deliver a completely connected, always-on experience for customers, Silex Technology enables each network device to have a reliable connection. embWiSe’s expertise in Wi-Fi technologies when combined with Silex Technology’s  reliable connectivity products for medical devices to document imaging products and video and digital displays to factory automation solutions, customers will have more easy and seamless way of  connecting their products to the IoT.

Supporting Silex Technology’s vision to expand its engineering skills across the global landscape, embWiSe will contribute in bringing a complete Wi-Fi software framework of host and WLAN drivers.

“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, embWiSe.