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    • Dec 18, 2014

    One to Watch: Design supervisor Gerhard

    In our ongoing series, ‘One to Watch,’ we profile the movers and shakers at TI who are making a difference through their extraordinary work. Below is the second in a series of stories recognizing our 12 ‘Modern Day Jacks’ who embody the spirit of Jack Kilby by creating game-changing inventions. The Low Power DC/DC (LP DCDC...
    • Dec 16, 2014

    AngelGuard – with TI inside – calls 911 in a car crash

    Four years ago, Joe Mader’s routine commute to the office was suddenly interrupted. Traffic slowed to just a few miles per hour. Flashing lights could be seen up ahead. As Joe approached the scene of the car crash, he saw a grey vehicle on its ...
    • Dec 12, 2014

    A team of minds is limitless

    When you think about diversity, what does it mean to you? For me, diversity hits all aspects of my life. I’m a woman. I’m African-American. I’m over 40. Shall I go on? But I’m more than what you see on the outside. I&rs...
    • Dec 11, 2014

    Game-changing innovation captures top TI prize; TI fellows honored

    The world's first inductance-to-digital converter (LDC) is disruptive, differentiated and defies convention. And it was developed by TI. On Tuesday, Dec. 9, the company recognized the game-changing analog technology by naming the LDC1000 convert...
    • Dec 9, 2014

    DIY with TI: Staying on track with model train hobby

    DIYer Wolfgang Wirth has a unique opportunity to show some creative things that TI devices can do at this month’s Modelleisenbahn Ausstellung (model train exhibition) in Ergolding, Germany. The hobbyist meticulously builds small-scale trucks a...
    • Dec 4, 2014

    The 2014 TI in It holiday gift guide

    Looking for that perfect gift for family or friends? Do you have that special someone who is always so hard to shop for? Well, look no further than our 2014 TI in It holiday gift guide. Every item in our holiday gift guide includes at least one TI technology innovation, enabling products that improve how we live our lives. For more information on...
    • Nov 21, 2014

    Developing the future innovators through robotics

    Educators constantly battle, particularly in underserved and low-income schools, a lack of interest in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects. Bringing these complex subjects to life and moving beyond the textbook can be a challenge. But the solution lies in robotics. We believe robotics is a fun, engaging and hands-on way to inspire...
    • Nov 20, 2014

    The future of digital power in our digital world

    Every piece of electronics in your home, work and life must be powered. This power is made possible through analog or digital components – or at times, both. Conventionally, power is transmitted at a high voltage to our homes and businesses. A power supply has to be used to convert that power to something most electronic appliances, and the...
    • Nov 18, 2014

    On the Fringe: Giving the sense of touch through haptics

    In our ongoing “On the Fringe” series, some of TI’s brightest minds discuss today’s biggest technological trends and solving the challenges of tomorrow. Touchscreens seem to be everywhere we look. Nearly any smartphone today has some type of touchscreen. Tablets are almost exclusively touchscreens. Check-in kiosks at airports...
    • Nov 14, 2014

    Inspiring underserved students with a piece of the STEM “PiE”

    It started with cold calls. Lots and lots of cold calls. With no real connections to the area high schools in San Francisco’s largely under-served East Bay, students from the University of California, Berkeley had no other choice but to pick-up the phone and hope administrators and teachers in the schools nearby were interested in the newly...