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    • Jun 25, 2015

    A small and innovative solution for big machinery

    Some of our most inventive products emerge from solving a specific customer problem. That is exactly what prompted the development of the PGA900 signal conditioner – a product released this week. In late 2012, a customer came to us with a problem. Their heavy machinery, such as forklifts and bulldozers, required the customer to replace hydraulic...
    • Jun 24, 2015

    TI commends final passage of Trade Promotion Authority

    We are pleased with today’s vote on Trade Promotion Authority (TPA) as a reaffirmation of our nation’s resolve to engage and lead in the global economy. We commend the strong leadership of the President, the House and Senate leadership and the many Senators and Representatives who have worked tirelessly to restore our nation’s ability...
    • Jun 23, 2015

    TI Fellow gets his battery charged with chemistry

    Yevgen Barsukov’s love affair with chemistry began when his seventh-grade science teacher showed the class how to burn sulfur. That tame experiment wasn’t dangerous enough for his middle-school curiosity, so Yevgen returned to his family’s apartment in Kiev that afternoon and began figuring out the chemical equation to create something...
    • Jun 22, 2015

    Leading by example to create inclusive workplaces

    What does TI’s Cecelia Smith have in common with veteran astronaut Dr. Ellen Ochoa? Aside from being successful leaders in their workplaces, they are also advocates for diversity and inclusion and role models for girls and women pursuing careers in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM). The duo served as keynote speakers at a Catalyst...
    • Jun 18, 2015

    Texas Instruments applauds House passage of Trade Promotion Authority

    On June 18, 2015, the U.S. House passed Trade Promotion Authority by a bipartisan vote. We welcome the House action, and look forward to TPA becoming law. As a global technology company with nearly 90 percent of our revenue from markets oversea...
    • Jun 16, 2015

    The official TI in it Father’s Day gift guide

    Father’s Day is just a few days away. If you haven’t picked up something for dad yet, we have some inspiring ideas, both big and small, that have TI technology in them. Olio Model One smartwatch The Olio Model One is the first watch designed to save you time, so you can focus on what matters most. Command and control your digital...
    • Jun 15, 2015

    One to Watch: Passion shines through for TIer profiled in magazine

    In our ongoing series, ‘One to Watch,’ we profile the movers and shakers at TI who are making a difference through their extraordinary work. TIer Ajinder Singh is described as equal parts engineer and leader. As the general manager of our building automation sector, a part of the Industrial Systems team, he still likes to get his hands...
    • Jun 11, 2015

    DIY with TI: Wirelessly controlled children’s mobile

    At TI, we celebrate the makers and hobbyists who enjoy creating and innovating on their own time. In our ongoing DIY with TI series, we share their incredible Do It Yourself inventions using TI technology. As TIer Uri Weinrib can attest, having a child brings so many new joys – and a few trifling frustrations – to life. Like when the...
    • Jun 9, 2015

    Untethered: A new idea to measure vital signs in preemies

    In hospitals around the globe, premature babies are fighting for their lives. These newest additions to our world face an uphill battle – born as many as four months premature and confined to incubators in neonatal intensive care units (NICUs). The doctors and nurses around them do everything they can to give them a chance at a full and normal...
    • Jun 4, 2015

    Inspiring students and simulating space travel with TI technology

    This was a keynote address at a summit unlike any I had done before. Instead of a room full of educators or engineers well into adulthood and their careers, I had to win over 240 of the best and brightest middle school math and science minds from Sarasota County public schools. At Sarasota County’s STEMsmart Middle School Summit, sponsored...