element14 brings latest Silex Wi-Fi 6 Radio Development Kit from Gateworks to Industrial Developers Worldwide

element14 will be the only distributor to offer this kit for sale at Embedded World 2024.

element14 has announced the availability of Gateworks’ latest Wi-Fi 6 Development Kit – GW11048-5-A.

Gateworks will showcase their cutting-edge technology kit during the Embedded World 2024 exhibition in Nuremberg, Germany, from 9th to 11th April. element14 has been chosen as the exclusive distributor of the kit, making it the only place where customers can purchase it during the event.

The Wi-Fi 6 Development Kit is designed to facilitate the validation of the Silex SX-SDMAX and SX-PCEAX Wi-Fi 6 radios, providing developers with a seamless out-of-the-box evaluation experience. It delivers ruggedized wireless connectivity for a diverse range of industrial applications, from remote real-time monitoring to predictive maintenance and enhanced logistics.

This latest innovation comes with a pre-loaded Linux system and all the necessary accessories to get started quickly.

Key features include:

  • Supports Silex SX-SDMAX and SX-PCEAX Wi-Fi 6 radios (radios not included)
  • Includes Venice GW7200 Single Board Computer (SBC) with pre-loaded Linux drivers
  • Onboard NXP i.MX8M Mini processor (1.6 GHz quad-core)
  • 8GB eMMC flash storage and 1GB LPDDR4 DRAM
  • Two Gigabit Ethernet ports and two Mini-PCIe expansion slots
  • Multiple connectivity options including MicroSD, Nano SIM, I2C, SPI, and serial ports
  • Real-time clock, voltage and temperature monitoring
  • Wide input voltage range (8 to 60VDC) with PoE support
  • Operates in temperatures ranging from -40°C to +85°C

We are thrilled to provide Gateworks’ WI-FI 6 development kit to our customers. This cutting-edge technology is a game-changer for those seeking to develop and deploy IoT applications and systems. We look forward to seeing its capabilities showcased at the exhibition and support our customers with all their development needs”, said Romain Soreau, Head of Single Board Computing at element14.

In addition to the Wi-Fi 6 Development Kit, element14 also offers Gateworks Corporation’s complete line of products for industrial applications.

Gateworks will be highlighting their line of railway solutions at Embedded World, aimed at enhancing the efficiency and safety of rail yards, such as rugged Gateworks Single Board Computers (SBCs) combined with a variety of wireless options such as high-precision GNSS Mini-PCIe cards. These solutions enable capabilities such as centimetre-level accuracy in tracking and monitoring critical data, streamlined yard operations and enhanced customer service for rail operators.

To purchase Gateworks’ Wi-Fi 6 Development Kit – GW11048-5-A, visit Farnell in EMEA and element14 in APAC.