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3.6 Benefits of Programmable Lighting Engines in LED Drivers

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June 18, 2018
In smart home or other HMI applications, to improve the user experience, advanced LED animation effects like deep breathing and color chasing are becoming more popular. However, a common issue that design engineers’ face is that the MCU is becoming overloaded by trying to handle the captivating but complex lighting patterns. To address this, TI has a portfolio of RGB LED drivers that provide programmable lighting engine function, which allows the LED driver to operate without MCU control.

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