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This 16-button stainless steel keypad, which utilizes TI's inductive touch technology, demonstrates highly sensitive buttons on a single piece of 0.6mm thick stainless steel metal.  The design utilizes a MUXed approach to implement many buttons with a single LDC1614. The design is (...)

Key Features

  • Completely enclosed design with 0.6mm thick stainless steel panel as the button interface
  • High sensitivity to measure metal movement in the sub-micrometer resolution
  • Measures force applied to implement multiple functions on a single button
  • Robust contactless design immune to water, dirt, dust, and (...)

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  • Inductance to Digital Converters

Description

This TI Design uses Texas Instruments' inductance-to-digital converter technology to provide a high-precision method to sense button presses on a metal surface and TI's Haptic Drivers provide high quality haptics feedback to the user. TIDA-00314 demonstrates techniques for system design (...)

Key Features

  • Replaces Mechanical Buttons With High-Resolution Inductive-Sensing Based Touch On Metal Detection
  • Customizable Haptic Feedback and Waveforms Provide High Quality User Experience
  • Programmable Force Touch Button Sensitivity (from Light Touch to Hard Press)
  • One Continuous Sheet of Metal Sealed and (...)

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  • Inductance to Digital Converters

Description

The LDC1314's unique inductive sensing capability is used to implement a contactless, 16 button, multi-function keypad. It uses standard PCB technology and easily manufactured components to implement a low cost solution.

This reference design uses the LDC1314.  This reference design can also be (...)

Key Features

  • Contactless buttons, with superior reliability over electrical/mechanical contact solutions
  • Can be easily used to implement ruggedized, environmentally sealed keypad and keyboard solutions for harsh environments
  • Supports simultaneous button presses
  • Temperature stable
  • Easily scalable to larger key arrays (...)

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  • Inductance to Digital Converters

Description

Typical implementations of linear position measurements use expensive rare-earth magnets. To lower the overall system cost, this reference design describes the implementation of using the industry’s first inductance-to-digital converters (LDC) from TI for linear position sensing without the (...)

Key Features

  • Ultra-low power
  • Non-contact detection and measurement
  • Insensitive to environmental contaminations
  • High resolution and accuracy
  • Increased Flexibility and Performance without requiring analog trimming techniques

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  • Inductance to Digital Converters

Description

An inductive sensing based incremental encoder knob design can provide a robust and low-cost interface for control inputs.  It can reliably operate in environments which have dirt, moisture, or oil which would pose issues for alternate sensing technologies. This solution requires no magnets.

Key Features

  • High reliability, contactless, encoder implementation suitable for dirty, wet, and other challenging environments
  • Scalable to support multiples of 4 positions/rotation
  • Minimum MCU requirements
  • No permanent magnets required; operates effectively even with magnetic or electrical environmental (...)

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  • Inductance to Digital Converters

Description

The TIDA-00563 TI Design offers highly integrated complete analog front end (AFE) inductance-to-digital converters (LDCs) optimized for use in industrial proximity sensors for contactless and robust applications such as presence detection and event counting. Inductive sensing technology provides (...)

Key Features

  • Inductive sensing technology
  • Non-contact detection of metallic targets at shorter ranges
  • Increased flexibility and performance without requiring analog trimming techniques
  • Operating distance: 6 mm and programmed for hysteresis of 1 mm
  • Insensitive to environmental contaminations
  • More reliable operation (...)

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  • Inductance to Digital Converters

Description

The LDC1314's unique inductive sensing capability is used to implement a contactless rotational position sensing solution that is accurate to 1 degree. It uses standard PCB technology and easily manufactured components to implement a low cost solution.

This reference design uses the LDC1314.  (...)

Key Features

  • Absolute angle sensing with 1 degree accuracy
  • 0.1 degree resolution
  • Does not use magnets
  • Temperature stable
  • Automatically corrects for z-axis wobble

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  • Inductance to Digital Converters

Description

Typical implementations of distance measurements use expensive rare-earth magnets. To lower overall system cost, this reference design walks through the implementation of industry’s first inductance-to-digital converters from TI for linear position sensing without the use of any expensive (...)

Key Features

  • Inductive sensing technology
  • Non-contact detection and measurement
  • Increased flexibility and performance without requiring analog trimming techniques
  • Remote sensor placement
  • Insensitive to environmental contaminations
  • More reliable operation sensor self-diagnostic
  • High resolution and accurate
  • Replace (...)

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  • Inductance to Digital Converters

Description

The Distance and Weight Measurement Using Inductive Sensing Reference Design is a sub-system design which converts a distance measurement to a weight measurement. This design is intended as a reference design for building automation and weigh scale applications. In mechanical systems, there are (...)

Key Features

  • Sensor coil input customized for mechanical system from WEBENCH® Inductive Sensing Designer
  • Calibrated sensor output from microcontroller
  • Low power consumption of 37.8 mW
  • Output resolution: 2 g
  • Typical System Error: 4.2 g (600 g to 650 g)
  • IEC61000-4-2: ESD: Air Discharge: ±8 kV Class A
  • IEC61000-4-4: EFT (...)

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  • Inductance to Digital Converters

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