The Official MSP430 Blog

  • In the past several months, we released nearly 100 new Ultra-low-power MSP430FRxx FRAM microcontrollers . Our collateral calls these microcontrollers out as the lowest power in the industry, but you don't need to take our word for it! It is important...
  • “BlackBox Biometrics®, Inc. was founded in 2011 with the goal of providing objective data to aid the triage and medical treatment associated with today’s signature war wound: traumatic brain injury (TBI).” With a DARPA funded...
  • The Ultra-low-power MSP430FR4133 FRAM microcontroller is an exciting new devices with 16 KB of non-volatile FRAM , abundant input/output pins, a flexible and low-power LCD, and IR Modulation Logic. This MCU can be evaluated at a low-cost using the MSP...
  • Fill out our quick survey about FRAM technology for a chance to win a free MSP430 LaunchPad Development Kit . Take the 5-minute survey today!
  • This post was written in collaboaration with Evan Sawyer from the Haptics Team at Texas Instruments Consumers today are seeking life-like experiences with their electronics, but in a world of touch-screens, confirmation of button presses, scrolls and...
  • Join Texas Instruments for a FREE, LIVE WEBINAR addressing the common challenges faced in low-power LCD applications and looking at how the new MSP430FR4x FRAM-based microcontroller can help resolve them. Ultra-low-power MSP430FR4x MCUs help reduce system...
  • Hopefully you saw our recent announcement about the release of the MSP430FR4x and MSP430FR2x microcontrollers earlier this week, but it case you didn't here is a quick recap. The MSP430FR2x MCU series features up to 16 KB of non-volatile FRAM,...
  • We recently added the industry's lowest power microcontrollers to our MSP430FRxx FRAM portfolio , which feature on-board analog and digital peripherals to enable a variety of applications . These devices feature non-volatile FRAM technology that is...
  • Electronic shelf labels and wearable electronics are now even simpler to create with the release of the DLP-ECON-BP BoosterPack from DLP Design. This BoosterPack is a small and inexpensive Eink display driver. It has a TTL serial (UART) interface and...
  • The Internet of Things isn’t just for smarter homes. It can sense the very air we breathe and help us build a cleaner, less-polluted world. We are excited to join forces with Element14 in the all-new In the Air design challenge. IoT technology can...

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