This blog provides a real-time look into microcontroller news, information and the community around Texas Instruments’ MSP line of Low-Power MCUs.
    • Apr 28, 2015

    MSP430 MCUs: Testing...testing...1...2...1...2

    In today’s world of high-definition video-on-demand, we seem to forget how good it is to talk. Well, now you can easily add an audio playback feature to almost any MSP430 MCU-based design using a new TI Design . From a talking heart r...
    • Apr 24, 2015

    Get the most out of integrated analog with MSP432 MCUs

    By now you’re probably well aware that our MSP MCUs are much more than digital microcontrollers. A big part of MSP430 and MSP432 MCU portfolios is the integrated analog. Integrated analog helps in applications that need low power to ensure exte...
    • Apr 22, 2015

    Smart meters provide foundation for smart cities

    Cities large and small around the world are beginning to implement new technologies to more tightly interconnect disparate aspects of modern life in a strategy to become ‘smarter’. Smart cities are more livable for residents, hospitable f...
    • Apr 13, 2015

    What does ULPBench mean for you?

    We realize that you face countless challenges while searching for the best microcontroller for your design, especially if you’re focusing on battery-powered, energy harvesting or other applications that are only allowed to consume a few nano am...
    • Apr 13, 2015

    Exploring the MSP tool chain: Part 6 – TI’s cloud-based software development ecosystem

    TI now provides a number of cloud-based software development tools including Resource Explorer , CCS Cloud and PinMux to ease your development. This means you can now get access to documentation and code examples, compile software, and generate periph...
    • Apr 9, 2015

    What can you do in 4:32?

    What can you do in 4:32? Over the past two weeks, you have learned a great deal about the ultra-low-power MSP432 MCU platform through a vast collection of collateral and resources . But we know you can only learn so much by reading material, so we mad...
    • Apr 6, 2015

    Community Highlights - April '15

    Welcome to our latest edition of MSP Community Highlights! We have a great lineup of projects to showcase: Smoker/Grill Monitor designed by Spirilis Low-cost solar-charging wireless sensor node by Cubeberg "Pool Boy" automatic pool s...
    • Apr 2, 2015

    What is MSP432? Check out new technical collateral to get you started!

    Last week we announced the industry’s lowest power ARM Cortex-M4 family, which we call MSP432™ MCUs. These ultra-low-power MCUs are designed to help you pack in more performance without compromising on power consumption. Wonderi...
    • Mar 31, 2015

    Exploring the MSP430 tool chain: Part 7 – Code Composer Studio on Mac BETA now available

    Your requests have been heard! Our team behind Code Composer Studio (CCS) has been working hard to create a supported version of the integrated development environment (IDE) on Mac. Learn more on the Tools Insider blog or download the BETA ve...
    • Mar 27, 2015

    Ready to try our new 32-bit MSP432™ MCUs?

    Earlier this week we announced the ultra-low-power MSP432™ MCU platform, the industry’s lowest power ARM® Cortex®-M4F microcontrollers. Period. We designed the MSP432 MCU platform to address a key challenge for the industry – how do you pack in more functionality without bursting your energy budget? Think of this challenge...