In today’s computing environment, CPUs, FPGAs, ASICs and even peripherals are growing increasingly complex and, consequently, so do their power delivery requirements. To handle the higher demands, multiphase regulators are becoming increasingly common on motherboards in many areas of computing--from laptops and tablets to servers and Ethernet switches. Designing with these regulators is more challenging than using conventional switchers and linear regulators, but the benefits of multiphase outweigh the complexity for high-performance power applications.
In this training, the audience will learn about the unique challenges faced by automotive system designers today to implement circuitry to detect external switches in a vehicle. The audience will understand the unique features offered by the MSDI and how they help solve these challenges. The audience will also learn about some of the more advanced features offered by the MSDI and how a system designer can take advantage of them in their design. The application of using the MSDI in an industrial system will also be briefly discussed.
While the market requires better power performance, it also continuously demands more functionality from devices. The challenge many developers face today is maintaining or improving battery operating life while simultaneously increasing a device’s capabilities. For many devices, it is not feasible to increase battery size or capacity; this means that developers need to achieve higher performance within the same power footprint, if battery life is not to be compromised.
The MSP430 ultra-low-power microcontroller family now includes the MSP430FR4x/FR2x series of MCUs with unmatched flexibility in the form of the industry’s lowest-power software-configurable LCD driver, abundant IO and unified non-volatile FRAM. These easy to use microcontroller series can be evaluated with the low cost MCU development tool, the MSP430FR4133 LaunchPad. Target Socket boards can also be paired with the MSP-FET programmer/debugger for development in a full system.
MSP430 MCUs featuring CapTIvate technology are the most noise-immune capacitive touch MCUs, and first to feature an IEC61000-4-6 certified solution. These MCUs feature the most configurable combination of buttons, wheels, sliders and proximity sensing interfaces, as well as support for metal touch, glove-proof and moisture-tolerant designs, all at the world's lowest power.
This training series details the key features of MSP430 MCUs featuring CapTIvate technology, enabling you to get started on your next great capacitive touch design and get to market more quickly.
This six part training walks through the usage of the MSP430FR5969 LaunchPad. The training explains the working of the demo code that is pre-programmed in the LaunchPad. You will also learn how to setup CCS projects and initialize and use key peripherals in the MSP430FR59xx family of MCUs.
The MSP-EXP430FR2433 LaunchPad™ development kit is a member of the MSP430™ Value Line Sensing MCU family. The LaunchPad kit provides a quick evaluation and prototyping tool for the MSP430FR2433 microcontroller (MCU). This series provides an overview of the LaunchPad kit’s features and the out-of-box temperature sensing demo.
In-field firmware updates are becoming an increasingly popular feature supported on products that are deployed to the field; however, this feature is also very commonly exploited by attackers, and if vulnerable, can compromise the security of the system. In this series we will discuss the various security concerns for in-field firmware updates, and a solution for increasing the security of in-field firmware updates in ultra-low power MSP microcontrollers - called the Crypto-Bootloader.
Learn the basic tips and tricks to select and design with a MOSFET to get to market faster.
TI’s op amp specs are generally better than or equal to nearly all of the legacy part specs. Whether your focus is on personal electronics, industrial or medical, every engineer interested in learning how to combat the problem of why our higher performance, lower cost op amps sometimes don’t work in legacy sockets should view this training. Learn from a training structured “definition by example”, based on real world cases to de-mystify these “TI doesn’t work in my legacy socket” occurrences.
Mobile Smart TV is a growing category that can extend the AV personal electronics category. This training includes all the information you will want to know about the mobile Smart TV category. Introduction, value proposition, benefits, and design considerations of the mobile smart TV category are included in the training. The last section, covers the benefits of DLP Pico technology for this application.
The mmWave training series is designed for you to learn the fundamentals of FMCW technology and mmWave sensors, and start development quickly. TI's portfolio of mmWave sensors features the AWR automotive radar sensor family and the IWR industrial mmWave sensor family, which are intended to be used for detecting range, velocity and angle of objects. Learn more about the silicon, tools, software and some of the applications for both mmWave families in the mmWave training series.
Learn about MicroSiP power module construction and how they have greatly increased the power density of power supplies over the years. See the evolution of discrete power converters to their MicroSiP power module counterparts. Specific comparisons and tradeoffs for the TPS82130, TPS82085, and TPS82671 are discussed.
Managing heat dissipation has always been a critical concern for any power supply designer, and this concern has only grown in importance as output current levels have increased while IC package sizes have gotten smaller. This page serves as your ultimate resource for all training materials and technical documentation related to keeping your switching regulator running cool.
There are numerous ways to address thermals. This library of training content is broken out by some of these key approaches to improving the thermal performance of your switching regulator.
The LVDS training series is designed for learning the fundamentals of Low Voltage Differential Signalling technology. It begins with an overview of LVDS technology, and then expands on the advantages of using LVDS such as noise immunity, EMI reduction, low power, and etc. Next, M-LVDS and communication typologies commonly used with LVDS/M-LVDS Interface are explained. Typical use case of LVDS interface and how to calculate LVDS data rate are presented in this training series as well.