Texas Instruments Incorporated designs and manufactures analog technologies, digital signal processing (DSP) and microcontroller (MCU) semiconductors. TI is a leader in semiconductor solutions for analog and digital embedded and applications processing. A global semiconductor company, TI innovates through design, sales and manufacturing operations in more than 30 countries.
Chalk Talks Featuring Texas Instruments
TI Robotics System Learning Kit
Robotics projects can get complicated quickly, and finding a set of components, controllers, networking, and software that plays nicely together is a real headache. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Mark Easley of Texas Instruments about the TI-RSLK Robotics Kit, which will get you up and running on your next robotics project in no time.
Bulk Acoustic Wave (BAW) Technology
In industrial applications, crystals are not ideal for generating clock signal timing. They take up valuable PCB real-estate, and aren’t stable in harsh thermal and vibration environments. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Nick Smith from Texas Instruments about bulk acoustic wave (BAW) technology that offers an attractive alternative to crystals.
Embedded Display Applications Innovation
DLP technology can add a whole new dimension to your embedded design. If you considered DLP in the past, but were put off by the cost, you need to watch this episode of Chalk Talk where Amelia Dalton chats with Philippe Dollo of Texas Instruments about the DLP LightCrafter 2000 EVM. This new kit makes DLP more accessible and less expensive to design in, and could have a dramatic impact on your next embedded design.
Create Multi-Band Sensor Networks with the LaunchPad SensorTag Kit
Doing IoT development today can involve a number of different communications standards. There is no “one size fits all” for wireless protocols. Every application has its own needs and constraints. In this episode of Chalk Talk, Amelia Dalton chats with Adrian Fernandez of Texas Instruments about the new LaunchPad SensorTag development kit - that can launch your IoT design regardless of what wireless standards you need.
Featured Content from Texas Instruments
Understanding the Foundations of Quiescent Current in Linear Power Systems
Minimizing power consumption is an important design consideration, especially in battery-powered systems that utilize linear regulators or low-dropout regulators (LDOs). Read this new whitepaper to learn the fundamentals of IQ in linear-power systems, how to predict behavior in dropout conditions, and maintain minimal disturbance during the load transient response.
Understanding Functional Safety FIT Base Failure Rate Estimates per IEC 62380 and SN 29500
Functional safety standards such as IEC 61508 and ISO 26262 require semiconductor device manufacturers to address both systematic and random hardware failures. Base failure rates (BFR) quantify the intrinsic reliability of the semiconductor component while operating under normal environmental conditions. Download our white paper which focuses on two widely accepted techniques to estimate the BFR for semiconductor components; estimates per IEC Technical Report 62380 and SN 29500 respectively.
Learn the basics of Hall Effect sensors
This video introduces Hall Effect, permanent magnets and various magnetic properties. It'll walk through the benefits of Hall Effect sensors, how Hall ICs compare to discrete Hall elements and the different types of Hall Effect sensors.
How Wi-SUN FAN can improve connected infrastructures
Smart cities have the potential to better people’s lives by bridging the gap between the connected consumer and a connected infrastructure. Imagine a world where you save time getting to your flight because an app on your phone lets you know of an open spot on level 4, or if traffic lights could more dynamically control traffic flow to ease commutes. Connectivity is a key part of making this a reality. Learn why you should consider Wi-SUN field area network (FAN) for your connected product.
Increase the flexibility of your precision analog designs leveraging a low-cost MSP430™ MCU
There are many ways to address performance requirements while reducing the overall cost of your design. People often use dedicated integrated circuits to address specific functions, but this approach can cause variations in cost, complexity, and ease of use. There is another way to unlock the full potential of your design. Read more to see how a programmable MCU provides additional functionality and flexibility that is not typically available with conventional approaches.
Learn how designing small is easier than you think
Designing with small-package ICs is easier than you think. Find out how our collection of the industry's smallest signal-chain products can help you optimize board space without sacrificing features, cost, simplicity, or reliability in your system.
Lighting the way with DLP® automotive headlights
DLP automotive technology can be used to enable adaptive driving beam (ADB) systems with over 1.3 million pixels to project more light on the road.
Design smaller products with enhanced real-time control, robust connectivity, and web services
The newest family of application processors from Texas Instruments combines real-time computing performance, integrated networking options and the ability to implement configurable web services in a small power envelope. With five pin-to-pin compatible options, Sitara™ AM64x processors let you design next-generation compact, precise and connected edge devices for modern automation.