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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 (...)

Description

Targeted for Ethernet/IP slave communications, this development platform allows designers to mplement Ethernet/IP communications standards in a broad range of industrial automation equipment. It enables low foot print designs in applications such as industrial automation, factory automation or (...)

Key Features

  • AM335x ARM Cortex-A8 processor-based design enables 30% system BOM savings by eliminating external ASIC/FPGA
  • Access to other peripherals and interfaces for a scalable HMI, PLC and I/O solution
  • Free board support package and industrial software development kit from TI
  • Support other industrial (...)

Description

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 (...)

Description

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 (...)

Description

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
  • (...)

Description

EtherCAT® (Ethernet for Control Automation Technology) continuously grows to establish itself as a dominant, industrial, Ethernet network. The DDR-less EtherCAT reference design serves as a reference design for a completely new and low-cost, DDR-less, EtherCAT slave implementation on the (...)

Key Features

  • Entire EtherCAT slave stack is hosted on internal memory
  • Passes EtherCAT Slave Conformance Testing Tool (CTT) from EtherCAT Technology Group (ETG)
  • Eight Fieldbus Memory Management Units (FMMUs) and Sync Managers (SMs) supported by PRU-ICSS firmware
  • Enhanced link-loss detection for loop control
  • Helps (...)

Description

The TIDEP-0086 reference design implements a Simple Open Real-Time Ethernet (SORTE) master with the Programmable Real-time Unit and Industrial Communication Subsystem (PRU-ICSS). SORTE enables customer applications to exchange process data between the master and devices in a 4 µs cycle time (...)

Key Features

  • SORTE device reference implementation
  • Enables 4 µs cycle time to exchange process data
  • PRU firmware provided in source code
  • Fully customizable PRU firmware

Description

The TIDEP0061 reference design implements an application example of an 4-axis CNC router with 250 kHz control loop based on the Simple Open Real-Time Ethernet (SORTE) protocol with the Programmable Real-time Unit and Industrial Communication SubSystem (PRU-ICSS). SORTE enables customer applications (...)

Key Features

  • 4-axis CNC router application example driving stepper motors
  • Based on SORTE protocol
  • Enables 4 µs cycle time to exchange process data
  • PRU firmware provided in source code
  • Fully customizable PRU firmware

Description

This processor-based reference design facilitates a quicker time to market and helps customers design cost-effective, human machine interface (HMI) solutions for protection relay. This reference design showcases a two-dimensional (2-D) Qt graphical user interface (GUI), which is typical for (...)

Key Features

  • Example screens of protection relay HMI using software accelerated graphics and Qt
  • Resistive touchscreen enabled
  • Support for 480 x 272 resolution on included 4.3-inch LCD; scalable up to 2048 x 2048 on other displays
  • Built on TI's processor SDK-Linux for scalability to other Sitara processors

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