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Light Detection and Ranging (LIDAR) systems use the time taken by the light to fly back and forth to an object in an effort to measure the distance to this target.  The TIDA-00663 reference design shows how to design the time measurement back-end for LIDAR based on Time to Digital Converter (...)

Key Features

  • LIDAR pulsed time of flight measurement
  • Distance resolution at system level <1cm
  • TDC resolution of 1.65cm and a white noise of 1.05cm RMS
  • TX energy: 70W peak over 40ns

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  • Factory Automation & Control

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This small, efficient and flexible power supply for NXP™ IMX7 series application processors reference design demonstrates a complete power solution for iMX7 processors. This simple solution uses just five DC/DC converters and one sequencer IC to power the iMX7 very cost-effectively. This TI (...)

Key Features

  • 3.3 V to 5.5 V Input Voltage Range
  • DCS-Control™ Topology for Fast Transient Response
  • High Efficiency and Low Quiescent Current
  • Automatic Power Save Mode for Light Load Efficiency
  • TLV6208x Family approach for Low-Cost Solutions

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  • Factory Automation & Control

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This reference design can be used to quickly establish a wireless mesh network that connects various types of sensors directly to the Internet. Inputs like RS232, RS485 or RTD are on the board to collect data for predictive maintenance from different sensors and machines. For data processing a high (...)

Key Features

  • Industrial-grade wireless connectivity
  • Powerful ARM® Cortex®-M4F and Cortex®-M3 MCUs
  • RS232 and RS485/422 interfaces for easy evaluation
  • 3-wire RTD (PT100) input

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  • Factory Automation & Control

Description

This reference design features an ultrasonic distance sensor that fits in a M12 housing due to its high integration and an optimized layout. The design offers an IO-Link interface to communicate with the system control, which makes it industry 4.0 ready.  The purpose of ultrasonic sensors (...)

Key Features

  • Small form factor:  M12
  • IO-link interface
  • Distance range: 
    • 10cm to 30cm (300kHz)
    • 30cm to 5m (58kHz)
  • Resolution:
    • ~1mm (300kHz)
    • ~1cm (58kHz)
  • Non-contact detection and measurement

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  • Factory Automation & Control

Description

Industrial embedded systems are balancing traditional and proven real-time solutions based on bare-metal or real-time operating system (RTOS) with new requirements to add cloud connectivity and advanced graphical interfaces. Linux is often the most efficient way to provide sophisticated and secure (...)

Key Features

  • Jailhouse Embedded Hypervisor running on Sitara AM572x with Linux on one ARM Cortex-A15 core and bare-metal on the other ARM Cortex-A15 core
  • Demonstration of static partitioning of AM572x peripherals between Linux and bare-metal
  • Demonstration of support for running a bare-metal binary and an RTOS (...)

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  • Factory Automation & Control

Description

TI Design TIDEP-0091 highlights strategies for power optimization of IWR14xx 76- to 81-GHz mmWave sensors in tank level-probing applications, displacement sensors, 4- to 20-mA sensors, and other low-power applications for detecting range with high accuracy in a minimal power envelope. In these (...)

Key Features

  • Uses IWR1443 mmWave and SimpleLink MSP432 software development kits (SDKs)
  • Serial communication between IWR1443 and MSP432
  • Provides an optimized processing chain for single-dimension range detection
  • Applicable to any application requiring low-power duty cycling

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  • Factory Automation & Control

Description

The TIDEP0028 Ethernet Powerlink development platform combines the AM335x Sitara processor family from Texas Instruments (TI) and the Powerlink open media access control (MAC) layer into a single system-on-chip (SoC) solution. Targeted for Ethernet Powerlink slave communications, the TIDEP0028 (...)

Key Features

  • Ethernet Powerlink conformance tested
  • Ethernet Powerlink firmware for PRU-ICSS with openMAC compliant register interface
  • Board support package and industrial software development kit available from TI and 3rd party
  • Development platform which includes schematics, BOM, user guides, application notes (...)

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  • Factory Automation & Control

Description

The TIDA-00912 TI Design provides a complete reference solution for isolated current measurement using external shunts, reinforced isolation amplifiers, and isolated power supply. The shunt voltage is limited to 25 mV max. This reduces power dissipation in the shunt to enable a high current (...)

Key Features

  • Shunt-based 200 A peak current measurement solution with reinforced isolation
  • Limiting shunt voltage to 25 mV reduces power dissipation
  • High-side current sense circuit with high common-mode voltage of 1500-Vpeak, supporting up to 690-V AC mains powered drives
  • Calibrated AC accuracy of <1% across (...)

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  • Factory Automation & Control

Description

The TIDA-00893 reference design provides a compact solution capable of generating isolated DC power while supporting isolated CAN communication. The design consists of a reinforced digital isolator with integrated power combined with a CAN transceiver and is designed to reduce emissions to meet (...)

Key Features

  • Single Power Supply Solution (No separate supply required for interface side)
  • Reduced BOM Cost
  • Extendable to Other CAN Tranceivers
  • Advanced PCB Layout reduces radiated emissions

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  • Factory Automation & Control

Description

This reference design provides a solution for a loop-powered, highly-accurate, field (sensor) transmitter with a HART® modem. The design uses a partially-discrete 4-mA to 20-mA current transmitter, HART modem, microcontroller, and power conditioning blocks in realizing a smart field (...)

Key Features

  • Loop-powered, 4-mA to 20-mA current transmitter with DAC8740H HART modem and onboard power conditioning blocks
  • Less than 0.1% FSR total unadjusted error at room temperature
  • External protection circuitry with reverse polarity protection
  • Compliant with HART FSK Physical Layer Specification and (...)

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  • Factory Automation & Control

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