Silex Technology's New Offerings Bridge the Connectivity between Wired, Wireless and Serial Communication

By CIOReview | Tuesday, August 4, 2015
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SANTA ANA, CA: Silex Technology America, announces two new devices offering wired and wireless network capability with a serial port catering to various industry verticals including industrial automation, medical devices and point of sale devices.

The latest offering from Silex are SD-300 and SD-310AN are crafted to connect and share RS-232 serial devices over a wired or wireless network. Any device with a serial port can be enabled with secured wired or wireless capability.  The solution offers flexibility to place the device anywhere in the network. Multiple computers or terminals can access the serial devices.

The SD-300 includes a 10/100 auto-sensing Ethernet connection to the network, and a nine pin RS-232 serial connection to the device. The SD-310AN also adds a dual band wireless connection to an enterprise class wireless network. The SD-300 and SD-310AN are equipped with an autosensing 10/100 Ethernet port for Wired Mode network connections. In addition, the SD-310AN can connect to an existing 802.11a/b/g/n Wi-Fi network for a Wireless Station (Client) Mode. Virtually any networked client device can remotely control and monitor serial devices, mobile devices and virtual servers.

Silex SX-Virtual Link software included in the Serial Port Emulation Mode emulates a serial port connection on a computer operating system, and then redirects the packets over the network to the serial port of SD-300/SD-310AN. Raw TCP Connection Mode makes it possible to possible to directly communicate with a serial device via TCP application programs using a TCP socket API. No special drivers or applications are needed to use the serial devices.