The Official MSP430 Blog

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...

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