On the Grid

  • The easy-to-use HG3352 Home Gateway Reference Design is based on the Sitara™ AM3352 Cortex™-A8 ARM® processor and links home energy systems that use ZigBee to any Wi-Fi® router, so consumers can monitor or control their smart energy...
  • Smart Energy Profile (SEP) 2.0 is an application profile in development that will be used by energy management devices supporting internet protocol (IP). SEP 2.0 is MAC and PHY agnostic so that device manufacturers can implement any MAC/PHY under an IP...
  • Last week, Reuters issued an article titled, Analog chipmakers to ride high on green wave. The article began with some key insights about the growth of Analog in the semiconductor industry by addressing the following facts: Analog chips to grow...
  • TI recently demonstrated a crockpot with an embedded Wi-Fi device ( CC3000 ) that lets you cook meatballs from anywhere . We can say that the Internet of Things (IoT) is really coming to fruition. However, other than being able to cook meatballs remotely...
  • If you’ve been shopping around our e-Store lately and noticed something different – it’s probably because the first MSP430 MCU-based metering evaluation module (EVM) is now available directly from Texas Instruments! This is great news...
  • As we take a broad look at the Internet of Things (IoT) this week, I wanted to take a deeper look at how the IoT will deliver a smarter grid (and visa versa) to enable more information and connectivity throughout the infrastructure and to homes. Through...
  • The MSP430F673x/F672x series is the first MSP430 SoC to target utility metering with a 24-bit Sigma-delta converter, industry's largest 320-segment LCD controller and battery backup system. Did we say industry's largest segmented LCD controller? Yes,...
  • Last week TI announced that the U.S. Green Building Council® (USGBC) has awarded its new assembly/test facility in the Clark Zone, Philippines a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Gold certification, distinguishing the site as the...
  • Stellaris ARM Cortex-M4F MCUs with floating point are an ideal fit for TI’s numerous wireless connectivity solutions. With their unique combination of low-power consumption and high-performance integrated analog they are designed for the industry’s...