The latest news, tips and design resources for TI’s MSP portfolio of 16-bit and 32-bit low-power microcontrollers.
    • Aug 26, 2015

    The exclusive MSP back-to-school sale is here!

    It's that time of year again and we want to make it easy for you to start developing with MSP microcontrollers ! This promotion will run for two weeks only, while supplies last. Check out the great deals we have on MSP LaunchPads and the MSP-FET using the exclusive coupon codes below on the TI Store : EVM Description Discount...
    • Aug 24, 2015

    Exterminate software bugs with MSP432 MCU

    Debugging large software programs is always a challenge; often, it’s tough to know where to even begin! The MSP432 low-power and performance Microcontroller (MCU) offers an advanced debugging utility, brand new to the MSP family of MCUs: Serial...
    • Aug 18, 2015

    Match made in heaven: Analog and MSP432 MCU

    Microcontrollers and analog are each other's soul mates. Both rely on each other to complete the signal path in almost all applications— medical, consumer, energy etc. We need analog parts for signal processing and a processor for control, ...
    • Aug 14, 2015

    EnergyTrace simplifies low-power optimization

    MSP microcontrollers are designed specifically for ultra-low-power applications. Features such as FRAM , multiple low-power modes, instant wakeup and intelligent autonomous peripherals help enable the lowest application energy in the Industry. Texas I...
    • Aug 12, 2015

    Maker’s wearable design gives senior citizen’s both care and independence

    When you think of wearables, what images come to mind? Maybe it’s a young woman tracking her miles on a long distance run. Maybe it’s a middle-aged man looking to up his fitness game one step at a time. Or maybe it’s a senior living alone who wants to maintain her independence. Surprised by that last option? When considering the...
    • Jul 28, 2015

    Reduce the volatility of the IoT with MSP FRAM MCUs

    The expansion of the Internet of Things (IoT) is expected to drive billions of newly connected devices by 2020. One of the primary reasons for connecting these devices is to create more intelligent and automated systems through the processing of data...
    • Jul 23, 2015

    How FRAM can help you find your car

    Tired of circling the block or parking garage five times just to find an open space for your car? Did you know electromagnetic sensors could be one of the answers to your frustrations? These sensors can be placed above ground or p...
    • Jul 21, 2015

    How MSP430FRx MCUs can achieve higher performance

    Not long ago, we released a new TI Design reference design that showcased a solution for wirelessly monitoring the condition of motors to detect the need for maintenance or replacement. The concept is simple: it monitors vibration and send wireless n...
    • Jul 16, 2015

    How FRAM MCUs are contributing to portable weather stations

    Lack of wind at the beach may not mean much to many of us, but to a kite boarder, it means their drive to the beach was all for nothing. But with the help of a GSM weather station logging and transmitting real-time data and a few kite board...
    • Jul 14, 2015

    How FRAM and LED lighting could bring about a new era in stadium lighting

    In 2013, the largest sporting event in the world experienced a 34-minute play delay due to a power outage. The delay time was caused by the use of older lighting technologies that required a cool-down period before being turned back ...