Connect with TI’s experts about the latest products, trends and “ah-ha” moments driving the wireless connectivity industry forward.
    • Apr 12, 2017

    SimpleLink™ MCU SDKs: Breaking down TI Drivers

    Welcome to the first installment in a series of blog posts that will review the major components of the SimpleLink™ microcontroller (MCU) platform’s software development kits (SDKs). These SDKs feature common components and device-specific middleware that speed time to market and provide a unified development experience across the entire...
    • Apr 7, 2017

    Well-pad automation through the CC1310 wireless MCU

    Oil companies use high-tech radios to automate production sites in cool new ways. Competition in oil production can get pretty ugly, especially when the price of oil is low, as it has been for the past several years. To stay competitive against big players, smaller regional oil and gas companies are turning to well-pad automation practices to keep their...
    • Apr 6, 2017

    Designing wireless motion-detector systems with Sub-1 GHz

    Widely deployed in households, commercial buildings and other facilities, motion detectors issue notifications when they sense the presence of people in designated areas. The detector shares these notifications through sound, light, or wired and wireless transmissions to other units like control panels, alarms or cloud applications. Systems based...
    • Mar 30, 2017

    Strengthening Wi-Fi security at the hardware level

    If you’re an Internet of Things (IoT) designer, you’re probably often challenged to do more with less when it comes to security, constantly looking for new ways to protect your products against an ever-growing list of threats with lean sy...
    • Mar 17, 2017

    Meet SimpleLink™ Academy

    Here at TI we understand that the connected technology industry is more competitive than ever. Because of this atmosphere, we are constantly looking for new ways to help developers get up and running faster, hit the market first and deliver innovative connected applications. Last year, we announced TI’s new resource, SimpleLink™ Academy...
    • Mar 15, 2017

    Rapidly scale your connected solutions with the new SimpleLink™ MCU platform

    As the world becomes more connected, embedded systems continue to add new connectivity options, along with advanced sensing capabilities and local analytics. And a rapidly expanding list of functionalities drives the need for new protocol stacks, sop...
    • Mar 14, 2017

    Long range sensor-to-cloud: Connecting to Amazon Web Services with Sub-1 GHz-based devices

    Proven effective through many years of use in proprietary networks, bands within the Sub-1 GHz frequency enable long-range communication for applications such as connected door or window sensors, smoke alarms and metering. In addition to long-range, these radio waves can better penetrate walls and bend around obstacles while consuming very little power...
    • Mar 8, 2017

    It’s here! SensorTag kit ecosystem adds Wi-Fi® to the family!

    Demonstrating your Internet of Things (IoT) cloud application has never been easier! A new addition to the SimpleLink™ SensorTag family, our SimpleLink Wi-Fi® CC3200 SensorTag kit enables developers to connect to the cloud faster and easier than before. Available now, the SimpleLink Wi-Fi SensorTag kit leverages our low-power SimpleLink...
    • Mar 7, 2017

    Use TI’s Bluetooth® low energy solution to differentiate your HomeKit products

    Home automation has grown tremendously in recent years thanks to the accessibility of wireless technologies and – more importantly – the standardization of previously diverging standards and protocols. One standardization effort is Apple’s HomeKit technology, a framework that defines a common protocol and environment where HomeKit...
    • Feb 28, 2017

    How to efficiently move information through your factory

    In today’s competitive market environment, two paths to success come from improved production and supply chain efficiency. These improvements range from increasing machine reliability to streamlining their ease of use or providing more accurate data for their operations. All of these concepts can be addressed based on how information moves through...