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The TIDEP-0090 reference design demonstrates how TI single-chip millimeter-wave (mmWave) technology can be used for robust, long-range sensing in traffic monitoring and other applications. The reference design uses the IWR1642BOOST evaluation module (EVM) and integrates a complete radar (...)

Key Features

  • Demonstration of environmentally robust object detection, clustering, and tracking using TI single-chip mmWave sensor IWR1642
  • IWR1642 mmWave sensor pinpoints location of objects in 90° to 100° field of view over a range of 5 m to 70 m and up to 135 m
  • Measurement bandwidth of 76 GHz to 77 GHz
  • IWR1642 with (...)

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This reference design demonstrates the use of IWR1642, which is a single-chip mmWave radar sensor with integrated DSP for an indoor and outdoor people counting application. This reference design uses the IWR1642BOOST evaluation module (EVM) and integrates a complete radar processing chain onto (...)

Key Features

  • Demonstration hardware and software using IWR1642 mmWave radar sensor for people counting
  • mmWave technology provides range, velocity, and angle information ideal for environmental effects
  • All detection and signal processing handled onboard the IWR1642; point cloud and object information streamed to PC (...)

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This reference design uses multiple microphones, a beamforming algorithm, and other processes to extract clear speech and audio amidst noise and other clutter.  The rapid increase in applications that are used in noise-prone environments for voice activated digital assistants creates (...)

Key Features

  • Single digital signal processor (DSP) SoC for audio preprocessing
  • Linear microphone board (LMB) with 4 microphones
  • Audio-preprocessing software
  • Hardware/software solution with modularized components to build an audio preprocessing solution for clear voice triggering and recognition

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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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This reference design implements a solution for high-reliability, low-latency network communications for substation automation equipment in Smart Grid transmission and distribution networks. It supports the high-availability seamless redundancy (HSR) specification in the IEC 62439 standard. This (...)

Key Features

  • Compliant to IEC 62439-3 Clause 5 specification for HSR ethernet communications
  • Traffic filtering based on VLAN IDs, multicast and broadcast support, and built-in storm prevention mechanism
  • Zero recovery time in case of network failure
  • Dual-ported, full-duplex 100Mbps ethernet
  • Fully programmable (...)

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OPC UA is an industrial machine-to-machine protocol designed to allow interoperability and communication between all machines connected under Industry 4.0. The TIDEP0078 TI Design demonstrates use of the MatrikonOPC™ OPC UA server development kit (SDK) to allow communications using an OPC UA (...)

Key Features

  • Fully embedded OPC UA server running on Sitara AM57x processor
  • Matrikon OPC UA server development kit (SDK) R100 and sample OPC UA server (demo version is time limited to two hours)
  • Linux operating environment through Processor-SDK-Linux
  • Control GPIO read/write over TCP/IP from OPC UA sample client (...)

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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PROFINET is becoming the leading industrial Ethernet protocol in automation due to its high-speed, deterministic communications and enterprise connectivity. However, as the world’s most popular fieldbus, PROFIBUS’s importance and usage will continue for many years due to legacy (...)

Key Features

  • PROFIBUS: Cyclic PROFIBUS-DP (DPV0) and enhancements to DP (DPV1) for acyclic services. Supports transmission speeds of 9.6Kbaud to 12Mbaud
  • PROFINET IRT: conformance classes A, B, and C functionality with a minimum cycle time of 250us
  • PROFIBUS master and PROFINET IRT device simultaneously supported
  • (...)

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The TIDEP-0092 reference design provides a foundation for short-range radar (SRR) applications using the AWR1642 evaluation module (EVM). This design allows the estimation and tracking of the position (in the azimuthal plane) and velocity of objects in its field of view up to 80 m,  travelling (...)

Key Features

  • Single-chip FMCW radio detection and ranging (RADAR) for SRR applications
  • Detect objects (such as cars and trucks) up to 80 m away with range resolution of 35 cm; objects 20-m away detectable with resolution of 4.3 cm
  • Clustering and tracking on detected outputs
  • Antenna field of view ±60° with (...)

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Based on TI's Jacinto™ DRA71x processor, this automotive reference design focuses on system-level cost savings. The 6 layer design reduces PCB costs through an optimized via breakout scheme, integration of key features and an optimized power distribution network. Functionality can be added or (...)

Key Features

  • TI Jacinto DRA71x processor with integrated features help customers design cost effective, feature rich, entry level (display audio) infotainment and cluster systems
  • ARM Cortex-A15 based processor with 600MHz, 800MHz, and 1GHz speeds, as well as 3D/2D graphics, C66x DSP and Cortex M4 options
  • Processor (...)

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