The latest news, tips and design resources for TI’s MSP portfolio of 16-bit and 32-bit low-power microcontrollers.
    • 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 ...
    • Jun 23, 2015

    Be social, discuss energy harvesting (on Twitter) live!

    Learn more about energy harvesting during our hour-long Twitter chat on July 8 and July 10 from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. CDT (17:00 – 18:30 CEST). William Cooper, one of our product marketing engineer from MSP, will be joining other TI gurus to tackle the latest trends in energy harvesting technology and designing your own products. Join the conversation...
    • Jun 22, 2015

    Community Highlights - June '15

    Welcome to the June edition of MSP Community Highlights! Take a look at some of the amazing projects created using MSP microcontrollers: Digital FM Receiver designed by Rohit Gupta (Please visit the site to view this video) 3D printed rob...
    • Jun 17, 2015

    High-level analog integration in an ultra-low-power MCU? You bet!

    Today we are introducing the highly integrated analog system-on-chip microcontroller series from MSP, building on the successes of previous generations of MSP430FG4x MCUs. The new MSP430FG6x MCU series brings even more analog performance and int...
    • Jun 9, 2015

    How to use ARM® Keil® RTX with MSP432 MCUs

    This blog is posted on behalf of Bob Boys, ‎Product Manager for Keil & RVDS Tools at ARM. This blog is about the RTX, ARM's free and reliable RTOS. RTX now has a BSD license and this makes it free. ARM provides all RTX source c...
    • Jun 3, 2015

    What new can you do with the MSP430FR6972 MCU?

    The MSP430FR6972 FRAM microcontroller and derivatives released last week offer the perfect balance between analog integration and ultra-low power with a 116-segment LCD controller, a 12-bit ADC with internal window comparator and an AES har...
    • Jun 2, 2015

    Leverage FreeRTOS for MSP432 MCUs

    The use of an ARM Cortex-M4 core in the new MSP432 microcontroller platform has brought the benefits of the huge, diverse and non-proprietary ARM ecosystem to MSP430 MCU users. One of the most popular components in that ecosystem is FreeRTO...