Mouser & TI Sponsor Design Contest

Mouser Electronics, Inc., the global authorized distributor with the newest semiconductors and electronic components, today announced that for the third year in a row the company is proud to sponsor Texas Instruments’ Innovation Challenge European Design Contest, which is designed to encourage engineering students to submit design projects that utilize TI technology. Prizes will be…

TI Anchors Analog Goal on 300mm Fab

Texas Instruments Inc. advanced towards its analog sales goal in 2014 with revenue and profits rising in key markets as the company intensified a decade-long plan to transform its operations away from price-sensitive commodity wireless components in favor of higher-margin proprietary products. Once a major player in the wireless communications IC market, Dallas-based TI has…

Mouser Stocking TI MSP430 Series

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the MSP430i202x Mixed Signal Microcontroller Family from Texas Instruments (TI). This low power 16MHz 16‑bit RISC microcontroller has up to four 24‑bit sigma‑delta analog‑to‑digital converters (ADCs) with differential programmable gain amplifier (PGA) Inputs. Additional features include a hardware multiplier, 75nA shutdown mode, and a temperature sensor. The Texas Instruments…

Mouser Stocks TI MSP430 MCUs

Mouser Electronics, Inc. is now stocking the MSP430i202x Mixed Signal Microcontroller Family from Texas Instruments (TI). This low power 16MHz 16-bit RISC microcontroller has up to four 24-bit sigma-delta analog to digital converters (ADCs) with differential programmable gain amplifier (PGA) Inputs. Additional features include a hardware multiplier, 75nA shutdown mode, and a temperature sensor. The Texas Instruments MSP430i2020 Mixed Signal…

TI Hercules MCUs Certified to Safety Standards

Automotive and industrial systems are becoming more and more sophisticated, increasing the burden on OEMs to ensure the functional safety of their systems. To help customers mitigate this challenge, Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced that its Hercules™ TMS570LS12x/11x and RM46x microcontrollers (MCUs) are certified by TÜV SÜD to meet the relevant requirements of…

TI Unveils LED Matrix Manager for Adaptive Headlights

Dallas, Tex. — Texas Instruments (TI) has claimed the industry’s first fully integrated high-brightness LED matrix manager IC for adaptive automotive headlight systems. The TPS92661-Q1 is a compact solution that is said to reduce board space by 73 percent and control up to 96 high-brightness LEDs in headlamps. A single TPS92661-Q1 replaces bulky discrete circuits, including multiple transistors,…

TI Reports Solid Growth in Q3

TI reports 3Q14 financial results and shareholder returns Dallas, Tex. — Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today reported third-quarter revenue of $3.50 billion, net income of $826 million and earnings per share of 76 cents. Regarding the company’s performance and returns to shareholders, Rich Templeton, TI’s chairman, president and CEO, made the following comments: “Revenue for the quarter was solidly…

New Electronic Components Tout Power and Space Savings

Here’s a look at some of the newest electronic components aimed at the portable, mobile and wearable markets – all expected to have good solid growth over the next several years. For example, ABI Research expects 1.25 billion smartphones to ship in 2014 and forecasts smartphone shipments to pass the 2 billion mark in 2018.…