This blog provides a real-time look into microcontroller news, information and the community around Texas Instruments’ MSP line of Low-Power MCUs.
    • May 29, 2015

    What is Compute Through Power Loss?

    With the Launch of new MSP430 FRAM MCUs and the latest MSP430 FRAM LaunchPad, you may have missed our recently launched MSP-FRAM-UTILITIES page. The truth is, this is likely the most exciting release in terms of both innovati...
    • May 27, 2015

    Taking advantage of real-time operating systems with MSP432 MCUs

    As your product performance needs are increasing, you may consider porting your existing MSP430 MCU design to TI's new high performance MSP432 MCU platform. Alternatively, as your product power consumption needs are decreasing, you may be conside...
    • May 22, 2015

    New LaunchPad - More Features - Big Savings

    As announced earlier this week , we have a new LaunchPad Development Kit featuring our most integrated FRAM microcontroller. The MSP-EXP430FR6989 LaunchPad is perfect for evaluation of our platform when considering designs with new devices such a...
    • May 20, 2015

    Lose power, not data with new FRAM microcontrollers

    New microcontrollers , a new LaunchPad and a new software library - all unique in their own right for the industry! Our Compute Through Power Loss (CTPL) library is part of the new MSP-FRAM- UTILITIES and now enables MSP ...
    • 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...