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    • Jan 30, 2015

    New AM437x Industrial Development Kit (IDK) now available

    The Sitara AM437 x processor family integrates support for industrial protocols for both automation and industrial drives while allowing customers to differentiate their designs with the quad core programmable real-time unit (PRU). The PRU offloa...
    • Jan 29, 2015

    Have you been to boot camp lately?

    We are happy to have Nathan Tennies from the Barr Group as a guest blogger today. Nathan Tennies has developed embedded and desktop software for more than two decades; today he focuses on BSP and driver development for ARM, x86, and MCU architec...
    • Dec 18, 2014

    What’s in grandma’s fruitcake?

    With the holidays upon us, many gatherings will feature homemade dishes to share with friends and family. We smile and say we’re excited to try their new holiday food creation, but sometimes it’s hard to identify what’s actually in ...
    • Dec 16, 2014

    Solving the three most common DDR Challenges

    We are happy to have Joe Skazinski, CTO at Kozio, as a guest blogger today. Joe has been in the industry for over 20 years, innovating with embedded software for hardware verification and data storage hardware. Joe is co-founder of Kozio which has he...
    • Dec 11, 2014

    Celebrate with us—get a discount on an EDN Hot 100 MCU tool

    Have you heard that our C2000™ Piccolo F2807x MCU was named one of EDN’s “Hot 100” MCUs of 2014? To celebrate this great achievement, we’re offering a chance to win a 20-percent discount on the TMDXDOCK28075 experimenter...
    • Dec 3, 2014

    Experiment away! New motor kits make it easy to test and learn

    At Texas Instruments, one of our main goals is to make it fast and easy for you to spin your own motors. However, we also want to provide you with some example motors so you can experiment with different solutions and learn what works best for your system. We recently added four new motor kits to our extensive motor portfolio for you to use to experiment...
    • Nov 24, 2014

    Media and designers recognize TI innovation in analog, embedded processing and wireless connectivity markets

    At TI, each new product we release is an opportunity for you to create the “next big thing.” These products are built upon the hard work of 100,000 customers and 31,000 TIers worldwide, and this collaboration ensures a reliable pipeline of innovations for tomorrow and years to come. It shouldn’t be a surprise, because innovation...
    • Nov 19, 2014

    Are you ready to save time and money on your next industrial application?

    Growing up in our household, it was criminal to pay full price for anything. My mom knew how to go to the stores that were having the blowout sales, and as if that wasn’t enough, she’d pull out her fanny pack with all her coupons and pay pennies on the dollar for good quality products. Sometimes it was embarrassing, and I’d say, “Mom...
    • Nov 10, 2014

    Motor control with the Sitara AM437x processors

    This Summer we introduced the new Sitara AM437 x processor family. In case you’ve forgotten, these processors integrate support for industrial protocols for both automation and industrial drives while also allowing customers to differentiate their designs with the quad core programmable real-time units (PRU) . The PRU offloads real-time processing...
    • Nov 4, 2014

    Introducing the first PRU cape for BeagleBone Black

    This summer we talked about the programmable real-time unit (PRU) available on the Sitara AM335x and AM437x processors . As a refresher, the PRU is a 200MHz low-latency multicore co-processor optimized for deterministic, real-time processing with local peripherals and memory that allows customers to save time and money by removing costly FPGAs or ASICs...