High voltage differentials in industrial automation systems can create havoc without the proper application of galvanic isolation techniques.
Switch mode power supplies offer high efficiency and small volume so it’s worthwhile learning how to design or select the best one for the application.
To get higher voltages from low voltage inputs, designers need to understand and implement a boost regulator following important guidelines and trade-offs.
Utilizing digital controllers for lighting applications provides system flexibility.
Each of the many short-range wireless technologies has unique benefits, requiring careful attention to product complexity, power consumption, and cost.
The selection and application of a low-power MCU for the IoT requires careful consideration of architectures and the wise use of power monitoring tools.
Having an understanding of op amps, makers, DIYers, and professional designers can condition sensor signals to match their digital processor’s analog input range.
Compliant wireless modules save development costs and reduce time to market.
An overview of the IEC 61850 electrical grid communication standard.
Shifting to the latest interfaces while retaining unity of new and legacy devices injects unforeseen ramifications in the augmented/virtual reality marketspace.
Incorporating numerous sensor types into IoT applications.
10 tips and tricks that every designer should know before starting a project with a BeagleBone platform.
A look at various connectivity options for wireless fitness and medical monitoring systems including Wi-Fi, ZigBee, sub-GHz, and Bluetooth.
Learn how integrated motor drivers and controllers can accelerate the design process and lower costs.
See how time of flight (ToF) works and how devices such as TI’s TDC7201 and the Intersil ISL29501 are helping to meet ToF’s evolving needs.
An overview of Texas Instrument’s BLE Light Reference Design.
Learn about internal and external watchdog timers (WDT) and how these WDTs help designers increase system robustness.
Texas Instruments' SimpliciTI is an easy-to-us protocol that helps designers save costs and creates efficiencies in home automation and smart living applications.
Examining the use of wireless MCUs and sensors to create efficient lighting solutions.
A comparison of Bluetooth, ZigBee, and other wireless connectivity and network protocols that can be used in smart LED lighting systems.