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This reference design demonstrates the use of the AWR1642 single-chip mmWave sensor with integrated DSP as a vehicle occupant detection sensor enabling the detection of occupants in a vehicle. This design provides a reference processing chain that runs on the C674x DSP, enabling generation of a (...)

Key Features

  • Demonstration of mmWave sensor technology for robust detection of occupants (adults, children, pets) in a vehicle
  • Generate presence heat map with FOV of ±60 degrees
  • Source code for processing and detection based on mmWave software development kit (SDK)
  • Based on proven EVM hardware designs, enabling quick (...)

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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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The TIDEP0084 reference design demonstrates how to connect sensors to the cloud over a long-range Sub-1 GHz wireless network, suitable for industrial settings such as building control and asset tracking.

The solution is based on a Linux® gateway.  There is also a TI-RTOS-based Sensor to (...)

Key Features

  • Large network to cloud connectivity enabling long range, up to 1 km line of sight (LOS)
  • IEEE 802.15.4e/g standards based Sub-1 GHz solution with the TI 15.4-stack SDK
  • Based on proven hardware designs enabling quick time to market with out-of-the-box ready to use demonstration software
  • TI Processor SDK (...)

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The SimpleLink™ Sub-1 GHz Sensor to Cloud reference design demonstrates how to connect sensors to the cloud over a long-range Sub-1 GHz wireless network, suitable for industrial settings such as building control and asset tracking.

The solution is based on a TI-RTOS gateway.  There is also a (...)

Key Features

  • Large network with up to 300 secure nodes to cloud connectivity enabling long range mode, suitable for industrial settings such as building control and asset tracking
  • Providing a complete Sub-1 GHz networking solution with built-in frequency hopping for added robustness
  • Solution designed to be FCC and (...)

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This reference design demonstrates an ultra-small power supply solution (8.5 mm2 total) for an efficient and low-noise rail in portable personal electronic devices, such as wearables, smart watches, smartphones, headsets, headphones, earbuds, and camera modules. A low dropout (LDO) linear regulator (...)

Key Features

  • Solution size of 8.5 mm2 and height below 0.65 mm
  • No load input current (switching IQ) of 8 µA
  • Near 100-µV output noise (10 Hz to 100 kHz)
  • Simple output voltage adjustment down to 0.5 VOUT
  • 2.6-V to 5.5-V VIN range for 1.2 VOUT
  • 300-mA LDO output current (1 A at DC/DC output)

Description

The gateway connects Bluetooth® Smart devices to the Internet over Wi-Fi®. It allows Bluetooth Smart nodes to be used in home/building automation and retail environments. The reference design is complete with connection of the SimpleLink™ SensorTag data to the IBM Bluemix (...)

Key Features

 

  • Connect Bluetooth Smart devices to the cloud
  • USB powered, small form factor
  • Low power WiFi connection
  • USB command interface for configuration
  • Works with the SimpleLink SensorTag kit

 

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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 (...)

Description

Li-Ion battery formation and electrical testing require accurate voltage and current control, usually to better than ±0.05% over the specified temperature range.  This reference design proposes a solution for high-current (up to 50 A) battery tester applications supporting input (bus (...)

Key Features

  • Battery test subsystem with calibration control achieving 0.01% full scale current control accuracy
  • Supports up to 50-A applications with an input voltage (bus) from 8 V–16 V and output load (battery) from 0 V–4.5 V (5 V max)
  • LM5170 bidirectional buck, boost controller
  • Programmable high-precision (...)

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This reference design implements a simple RF mesh network end node for smart meter Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) networks. The network is an IPv6 over low-power wireless personal area networks (6LoWPAN) solution. The design implements this network in a single CC1310 SimpleLink&trade (...)

Key Features

  • IPv6 networking over low-power RF in the <1GHz ISM bands
  • Implements mesh network protocols of 6LoWPAN, RPL, IPv6/ICMPv6 and UDP
  • Implements TI-15.4 stack with IEEE 802.15.4e based frequency hopping and MAC data encryption
  • Software layer architecture identical to Wi-SUN FAN v1.0
  • Fully compatible with the (...)

Description

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 over a range of 70m for multi-lane monitoring and 195m for single-lane monitoring
  • Measurement bandwidth of 76 GHz to 77 GHz
  • (...)

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