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Functional Safety-Relevant Wireless Communication in Automotive Battery Management Systems
Battery manufacturers want to achieve the highest possible density of energy. This applies especially to electric or hybrid vehicles (EV/HEV) where achieving the maximum drive range attracts customers. With increasing energy density, the importance of battery management and monitoring is essential to avoid any kind of hazards related to overvoltage or overtemperature.
Application Report LDO Noise Demystified
This application report explains the difference between noise and PSRR of an LDO. It also explains the different ways noise is specified in LDO datasheets and which specification should be used in the application. Finally it explains how LDO noise is reduced.
Application Report mmWave Radar Radome Design Guide
Radar technology has evolved in last decades from military applications such as missile control, ground surveillance, air traffic control to numerous automotive and industrial applications such as adaptive cruise control, park assist, autonomous parking, motion and presence detection, level sensing, people counting and more. In order for a radar sensor to perform flawlessly in these applications it is critical to ensure that the radome or housing...
Low Power mmWave Radar Solution Enables New Functionality in Battery Powered Proximity Sensing Products
The goal of this applications brief is to inform and educate partners and customers on theadvancements that Texas Instruments’ has made in millimeter wave (mmWave) Radar sensing
Texas Instruments at embedded world 2023
At embedded world 2023, Artem Aginskiy, General Manager at Texas instruments talks to Electronic Specifier's Editor, Mick Elliott, about the introduction of Texas Instruments new family of vision processors.
TI pioneers stand-alone active EMI filter ICs
Texas Instruments (TI) has debuted the industry’s first stand-alone active electromagnetic interference (EMI) filter integrated circuits (ICs), enabling engineers to implement smaller, lighter EMI filters, to enhance system functionality at reduced system cost while simultaneously meeting EMI regulatory standards.
How low-power 60-GHz mmWave radar sensors enable high-accuracy sensing in more applications than ever before
Radar-based sensor ICs are becoming a popular sensing technology due to their long-range capabilities, high-motion sensitivity, and privacy capabilities. With their high accuracy, radar sensors are widely used in automotive and industrial markets for applications such as blind spot detection, collision detection, people presence and motion detection. In recent years, 60-GHz and 77-GHz radar sensors have replaced 24-GHz radar sensors – deliv...
Texas Instruments at embedded world 2023
At embedded world 2023, Vinay Agarwal, Vice President, General Manager MSP Microcontrollers at Texas instruments talks to Electronic Specifier's Editor, Mick Elliott, about new products and new microcontrollers at Texas Instruments.
Digi-Key at embedded world 2023 with Texas Instruments
At embedded world 2023, on the Digi-Key booth, Paige West speaks with Brian Berner, Platform Marketing for Embedded Processors at Texas Instruments about new devices for vision processing.
Wired vs. Wireless Communications in EV Battery Management
With electric vehicles (EVs) in high-demand, manufacturers are looking for ways to improve their performance in safe and cost-effective ways.
TI at embedded world 2023 | MCU & vision processor families
At embedded world 2023, Texas Instruments unlocked scalable Edge AI performance in smart camera applications with a new vision processor family and made embedded systems more affordable with a new Arm Cortex-M0+ MCU portfolio.
HDC3022 0.5% RH digital humidity sensor with permanent IP67 filter
The HDC302x is an integrated capacitive based relative humidity (RH) and temperature sensor. It provides high accuracy measurements over a wide supply range (1.62 V – 5.5 V), along with ultra-low power consumption in a compact 2.5-mm × 2.5-mm package. Both the temperature and humidity sensors are 100% tested and trimmed on a production setup that is NIST traceable and verified with equipment that is calibrated to ISO/IEC 17025 standar...
DRV2901 Single-channel PWM-input piezo transducer driver for ultrasonic cleaning with wide supply voltage
The DRV2901 is a high performance lens cleaner transducer driver. This system only requires a simple passive LC demodulation filter to deliver high-quality, high-efficiency amplification with proven EMI compliance. This device requires two power supplies, at 12 V for GVDD and VDD, and 12 V to 48 V for PVDD. The DRV2901 does not require power-up sequencing due to internal power-on reset.
Understanding the Trade-offs and Technologies to Increase Power Density
A key to design success is often to reduce the size of the power supply. Space is limited. There is constant pressure to do more with less. More broadly, the miniaturization of power supplies has and will continue to enable new markets and applications.
TIDA-00757 Smart Lock Reference Design Enabling 5+ Years Battery Life on 4x AA Batteries
With the increasing number of building and home owners looking to retrofit smart locks (or electronic locks) to their building or home, wireless battery powered smart locks are becoming increasingly popular in today’s market. In a smart lock application, the high current motor and radio often drains the battery quickly, causing battery life to suffer. Replacing multiple batteries can be a time consuming and costly issue, and thu...
Comparing shunt- and Hall-based current-sensing solutions in onboard chargers and DC/DC converters
Electric vehicles (EVs) and hybrid electric vehicles (HEVs) offer higher fuel-efficiency and lower emissions compared to gasoline or diesel vehicles. To control energy flow and optimize efficiency in HEV/EV subsystems such as onboard chargers (OBC), traction inverters, DC/DC converters, and battery management systems (BMS), accurate current measurements at high common-mode voltages are essential.
TMAG5170 High-precision, linear 3D Hall-effect sensor with SPI bus interface
The TMAG5170 is a high-precision linear 3D Hall-effect sensor designed for a wide range of industrial and personal electronics applications. The high level of integration offers flexibility and accuracy in a variety of position sensing systems. This device features 3 independent Hall sensors at X, Y, and Z axes.
Time-Saving and Cost-Effective Innovations for EMI Reduction in Power Supplies
As electronic systems become increasingly dense and interconnected, reducing the effects of electromagnetic interference (EMI) becomes an increasingly critical system design consideration.
ULC1001 Configurable DSP for ultrasonic lens cleaning with current and voltage sensing and PWM output
The ULC1001 is a configurable PWM modulator with current and voltage sensing capabilities specifically for piezo based lens cleaning systems. An on-chip, low-latency DSP supports Texas Instruments’ proprietary algorithms designed for lens cleaning. The ULC1001 and DRV29xx work together to create an Ultrasonic Lens Cleaning system. The ULC1001 device is available in a 32-pin QFN-HR package for a compact PCB footprint.
TPSI2140-Q1 1200-V, 50-mA, Automotive Isolated Switch with 2-mA Avalanche Rating
The TPSI2140-Q1 is an isolated solid state relay designed for high voltage automotive and industrial applications. The TPSI2140-Q1 uses TI's high reliability capacitive isolation technology in combination with internal back-to-back MOSFETs to form a completely integrated solution requiring no secondary side power supply. The entire primary side of the device requires only 9 mA of input current, enabling the user to drive both the VDD and EN pins ...