The Official MSP430 Blog

  • 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...
  • A few weeks ago, we announced the expansion of the world’s lowest power microcontroller series with non-volatile FRAM . These microcontrollers offer the perfect mix of low power and integrated peripherals for applications ranging from wearable electronics...
  • Do you need help kickstarting your design or improving your time to market? Well, we have just the solution for you! TI Designs are now a part of our strong ecosystem, providing fast prototyping and evaluation platforms to get you up and going! It includes...
  • Eric Brundick is an IT professional from Maryland with a love of electronics, microcontrollers and DIY home projects. He helps out with the Energia project and can be found at the NY World Maker Faire at the 43oh.com booth. I built a small project...
  • We're only two weeks from World Maker Faire in NYC, but in case you missed the post on our Launch Your Design blog , Rome Maker Faire will take place next month on Oct 3 - 5 ! Stop by the TI booth for some cool giveaways and demos like the one...
  • Welcome to the September edition of Community Highlights! After a short hiatus, we have collected a few great community projects that deserve special recognition! LaunchPad GUI developed by Nate Zimmer Bluetooth-controllable LED Lighting...
  • In June, we announced the worldwide availability of the lowest-power microcontrollers in the industry! Now, that family is expanding to offer the ultra-low-power MSP430FR6x FRAM microcontroller series with more integrated FRAM and more high performance...
  • For a beginner, learning about robotics can be difficult and costly. BoosterBot , a robotics BoosterPack for the TI LaunchPads , aims to provide a cheap and easy-to-use platform for beginners to get started with robotics. The BoosterBot is a two...
  • Looking to take advantage of the energy all around you? You could supplement batteries or remove them altogether in ultra-low-power applications . Learn how this is all possible with MSP430 FRAM microcontrollers during the upcoming Avnet Electronics Marketing...
  • It's that time of year again and we want to make it easy to start developing on MSP430 microcontrollers ! This promotion will run for two weeks only, while supplies last. Check out the great deals we have on MSP430 LaunchPads and the MSP-FET using...

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