Think. Innovate

  • Gene Frantz TI Principal Fellow and Business Development Manager, DSP As I was sitting in the airport in Shanghai waiting for my flight back to the US , I thought it would be a good time to reflect on what I saw in China . My original purpose for...
  • Pocket-sized satellites are about to be deployed in space, and the most important elements of these tiny spacecraft run on TI technology. Cornell University aerospace engineering PhD student Zac Manchester started this project as an undergrad student...
  • I am approaching my 39 th anniversary at Texas Instruments this coming January. Not long after that I will be retiring from my career at TI. I always amazed at the response I get from people when I tell them I’ve been at the same company for all...
  • Gene Frantz TI Principal Fellow, Futurist and Business Development Manager, DSP I am currently running a series looking at where technology will be in 2020. I hope you are enjoying it! I wanted to break into that series for a minute to comment on...
  • Gene Frantz TI Principal Fellow and Business Development Manager, DSP We recently announced a new floating-point core that allows our designers to do fixed- and floating-point instructions on the same DSP opening up many new applications that need...
  • Gene Frantz TI Principal Fellow, Futurist and Business Development Manager, DSP Last year I spent a lot of time looking at where our industry would be in the year 2020 ( see 2-6-08 blog here ) and came up with some interesting predictions on everything...
  • Gene Frantz TI Principal Fellow, Futurist and Business Development Manager, DSP It's a fun time in the world of vision systems. Technology is blossoming all around us in the area. We are seeing several trends simultaneously happening: - We want more...
  • On Nov. 8, 1923, Jack Kilby was born in Jefferson City, Missouri. Little did anyone know, nearly 35 years later on September 12, 1958, in a lab in Dallas, Texas, Jack would invent the integrated circuit (IC), the backbone of nearly every piece of electronics...
  • When Professor Richard McMahon, a senior lecturer in the University of Cambridge Department of Engineering , closes his eyes, he sees a future powered by the wind. He envisions a day when wind turbines are as common as trees in the courtyards on his campus...
  • When a TI automotive customer needed a wireless component to go under the hood of a car, TI intern Salil Rajadhyaksha rolled up his sleeves and spent an entire weekend – day and night – coming up with a solution. Salil helped develop the Contactless...