Dafydd from Hacker Camp Shenzhen vol 2 works at TI and wrote this app note: The future of consumer home audio has shifted. The priority has moved from having speakers and wires all over the living room to a single, … Read more
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In recognition of the Black Friday shopping sales, we will be selling the Chronos for only $29.99 + free shipping on the TI eStore all week! There will only be a limited number available each day, but this deal will … Read more
Mouser is sponsoring a free webinar on MSP430 FRAM MCUs. This event will provide a technical introduction to embedded FRAM, and provide reference designs that can help with your next project. The sponsors state that attendees will be entered for … Read more
TI has announced they’re accepting requests for samples of their MSP430F5259 Ultra-Low Power MCU. It features 1.8V split-rail I/O architecture without need for level shifters, 128Kb flash memory and 32Kb RAM for wireless protocol integration and eight serial interfaces for … Read more
TI is making samples available of of components used in their new glass breakage detector. This simple glass-breakage detector solution describes a simple glass breakage detector using the MSP430F2274 and was developed to operate at low power, allowing long battery … Read more
Manuel Garbe draws attention to a new inductance-to-digital converter chip known as the LDC1000 from TI. This should eliminate the need for Hall effect sensors and magnets, providing contactless sensing with immunity to non-conductive interferences. Here’s a link to a … Read more
The new MSP430 selection guide is available from download from TI. This 25 page PDF provides an overview of the MCU line, dev boards and supporting peripherals.
TI is making its STK-MED Medical Imaging Software Tool Kit available for free download. This Windows XP compatible software toolkit is a collection of several standard ultrasound and optical coherence tomography (OCT) algorithms for TI’s C66x™ and C64x+™ architecture. The … Read more
Ti is offering free online training on Bluetooth low energy (BLE) devices. The materials are designed to cover topics appealing to a broad spectrum of experience levels from basic to advanced. You can find more information and start the training … Read more
TI is offering the FRAM Experimenter’s Board + SimpleLink CC3000 WiFi Evaluation Module as a bundle for a limited time for $57. The FRAM Experimenter’s Board is The MSP-EXP430FR5739 Experimenter Board is a development platform for the MSP430FR57xx devices. It … Read more
Android recently released version 4.3 of their “Jelly Bean” OS which includes support for Bluetooth Smart. TI has posted a how to page on getting started with Bluetooth Smart for Android 4.3.
The TI EZ430 Chronos watch allows for wireless transmission of button push and accelerometer events to a PC. This SourceForge project by elmariano provides a helpful example for developers of how to use the EZ430 Chronos .Net dll in conjunction … Read more
TI has announced their participation as a sponsor in the Worldwie Innovation Cup competition: “For the fourth year in a row Texas Instruments have joined the Wearable Technologies Innovation World Cup where developers from all over the world are called … Read more
TI has announced the pending release of the CC1200, the newest member of their family of sub-1GHz devices. This component specs a data rate of up to 1Mbps and supports all the IEEE 802.15.4g FSK modes with hardware packet handling, … Read more
With TI wireless devices being encountered from time to time in your hardware hacking it’s important to be able to recognize the types of chips and their associated capabilities. TI has a free Wireless Connectivity Guide available covering their offerings … Read more
The new TI HealthTech fitness sensor guide provides info and application ideas on heart rate monitors, body worn fitness trackers, pulse oximeters and more. You can download your copy of the 49 page PDF from TI.
Here’s a good refresher with basic knowledge regarding bypass capacitors with op amps just published on the Texas Instruments E2E blog. Wedecon Electronic Design via the contact form.
TI senior applications engineer, Robert Kollman discusses how quasi-resonance increases efficiency in switch mode power supplies for wall adapters.
If you missed it before, TI is offering the Chronos Watch as their current week’s deal at $38 (plus shipping.) The eZ430 deal includes the wireless enabled watch, CC1111 USB RF access point, and a CD containing software and documentation. … Read more
TI is making a limited number of samples available of their Field Transmitter: Pressure Sensor Solutions kit. The kit includes: • RCV420 – Precision 4mA to 20mA Current Loop Receiver • ADS1255 – 24 Bit, 30kSPS Very Low Noise Delta-Sigma … Read more