The latest news, tips and design resources for TI’s MSP portfolio of 16-bit and 32-bit low-power microcontrollers.
    • Jan 26, 2016

    MSP432™ microcontrollers are on fire

    Things are heating up with MSP432 microcontrollers, so much so that it was included in EDN’s Hot 100 2015 list. The list highlights the electronic industry’s most significant products of the year based on innovation, significance, usefulness and popularity. In case you need a quick refresher, the MSP432 microcontroller is the highest...
    • Jan 19, 2016

    16 = 64 with MSP430™ MCU with CapTIvate™ technology

    It’s not bad math, we promise it adds up! Combine the power of MSP430 microcontroller (MCU) with CapTIvate technology and the 64-button capacitive touch panel TI Designs reference design, and the proof is in the pudding. You no longer need to worry about having too few pins to support your capacitive touch interface design. MSP430 MCUs featuring...
    • Jan 7, 2016

    CES 2016: Join Us

    Are you at the International Consumer Electronic Show (CES) in Las Vegas? Make sure you stop by the TI Village (#N115-N118) for a first-hand experience of our numerous demos. Learn how we have created the world's lowest power capacitive touch solution, and how we are using energy harvesting to change the way you energize sensor networks from ambient...
    • Jan 1, 2016

    New Year’s deal: MSP432 LaunchPad™ Development Kit for $4.32!

    To get your New Year started off right, MSP developers can now test out the ultra-low-power and high performance MSP432 LaunchPad Development Kit for only $4.32 with the TI Store coupon code 432@432. That's right, only $4.32, marked do...
    • Dec 16, 2015

    Don’t miss out on the top training videos of 2015

    The year is winding down and we want to help you get a few things crossed off on your to do list. To help, below we captured the top series and/or videos you must watch before 2016. Happy developing! Have you been formally introduced to our capacitive touch MSP430™ microcontroller (MCU) with CapTIvate™ technology? Learn more with our...
    • Dec 9, 2015

    How to securely update firmware in the field

    Are you looking for a secure way to update firmware in the field? Do you know why you need security for in-field firmware updates? In-field firmware updates are becoming an increasingly popular feature supported on products that are deployed to the field, especially Internet of Things (IoT) applications. The updates enable new firmware images to...
    • Dec 8, 2015

    Don’t compromise your capacitive touch design

    A major challenge for developing capacitive touch interfaces is managing design trade-offs. An appropriate balance of features such as low-power operation, noise immunity and response time must be made when developing capacitive touch products. Capacitive touch thermostat user interface TI Designs reference design shows you how to optimize this balance...
    • Nov 30, 2015

    Good news ARM developers: MSP432 is now fully CMSIS compliant!

    Hey ARM Developers; now you can quickly develop more portable, re-usable and compiler-independent code. MSP432™ microcontroller (MCU) is now fully CMSIS compliant ! The MSP432 MCU software ecosystem will be updated based on the C...
    • Nov 18, 2015

    Turkey, stuffing and capacitive touch: The perfect holiday recipe

    There is a chill in the air and the kitchen is an absolute disaster! The holidays are officially here or, as we like to commonly call it, “Happy Kitchen Disaster Month!” Every host or hostess at the holidays always wishes for one th...
    • Nov 12, 2015

    Touch the revolution with the most noise immune capacitive touch microcontroller

    Within any given day I touch at least 40 buttons— not including my work keyboard— to get myself to and from the office. So it got me thinking, what if all these buttons—the ones used to start my car and turn my coffee on—were capacitive touch and proximity sensing? Is it possible to replace all the buttons in my life? There...