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    • Feb 22, 2018

    The picture of the distance: Detecting range to help mmWave sensors understand their environment

    Since its introduction many years ago, millimeter wave (mmWave) radar has come a long way, with designers now interested in its use for applications such as traffic monitoring, semi-autonomous vehicles and factory automation. The three key ...
    • Feb 15, 2018

    Analog interfacing for grid infrastructure with Sitara™ processors

    Electrical grid systems are always trying to mitigate the risk of overcurrent events that can disrupt the flow of power from a power-generation source to millions of homes and businesses. To measure currents and voltages accurately, energy providers ...
    • Jan 30, 2018

    EtherCAT connectivity without DDR

    No, I’m not talking about Dance Dance Revolution. Double data rate (DDR) is a very popular external memory interface, but the external random access memory (RAM) can take up valuable board space. TI has found a way to host the entire stack for ...
    • Jan 9, 2018

    A smarter world will arrive in waves

    Our world is becoming much smarter. Across our cities, homes and many aspects of our everyday lives, the increased intelligence going into everyday devices – ranging from thermostats and security systems to cars and even macro systems like our...
    • Dec 12, 2017

    Making mmWave easier – part 1

    Millimeter-wave (mmWave) radar sensing systems provide rich data sets of range, velocity and angle data , but have typically been difficult to understand and challenging to implement. The team I work on is actively developing different tools to help y...
    • Nov 15, 2017

    Introduction to EV charging displays

    As more people own electric cars and plug-in hybrid electric vehicles (PHEVs), the electric vehicle service equipment (EVSE) infrastructure will need to support all of the extra battery-powered vehicles on the road. To address the quickly growing demand, EVSE components should be low cost and quick to set up. A charging station typically includes...
    • Nov 1, 2017

    mmWave fundamentals: Range, velocity and angle

    Large dishes pointed towards the sky for air traffic monitoring or handheld devices used by police or baseball scouts to track speeds of cars and baseballs – that’s what many people think about when the word “radar” is used.&...
    • Sep 29, 2017

    New industrial Ethernet protocol: CC-Link IE Field Basic

    There are a multitude of industrial protocols to handle communication between devices for Industry 4.0. One new protocol designed to connect your factory floor is CC-Link IE Field Basic, and TI just added support for it on Sitara™ processors. ...
    • Aug 30, 2017

    Ethernet redundancy protocols for the grid

    Technology is constantly getting smarter and smarter, from self-adjusting thermostats to voice-triggered appliances to automated factories. All of these technologies depend on the reliability of the grid infrastructure to provide power. Utility contr...
    • Jun 6, 2017

    Making industrial communication easy with AMIC110 SoCs

    Industrial Ethernet protocols are an important part of factory automation. Today, there are many protocol standards including EtherCAT, Profinet, Powerlink, Ethernet/Industrial Protocol (IP) and Sercos III. Having so many different protocols makes it challenging to develop solutions that can work for several different networks. One solution is to have...