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Design Network

Texas Instruments Microcontroller Developer Network is a global network with hundreds of independent companies offering products and services that support TI’s microcontrollers. Customers can simplify their development and reduce time-to-market with the following developer network offerings:

System Solutions – Complete hardware and software application references including schematics, placement files, bill of materials, gerbers, and application software

Hardware Tools – Reference Designs, Development Boards/EVMs, Production Programming Tools, Designer’s kits, and Adapters/Support Components

Software Tools – Application Software, Compilers/ Assemblers/ Linkers, Real-Time Operating Systems, and Open-Source software tools

Consultant Services – Worldwide consulting support and services

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Featured Design Network Partners

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Anaren is a 45 year old supplier of RF technology for the wireless infrastructure, wireless consumer electronics, space, and defense sectors.



Smart Software Solutions (3s)

CoDeSys Safety SIL2 includes an IEC 61508 SIL2 run time system with certified basic functions, a validated compiler and code generator plus a safety programming manual. It can be used with the Hercules dual-core lockstep safety microcontrollers to support ISO 13849 PLd Cat.2/3 requirements.


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D3 Engineering

D3 Engineering provides the fastest, lowest-risk path through embedded product development for digital video and analytics, smart power management, and precision motion control.


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Green Hills

The GREEN HILLS MULTI IDE offers an integrated development environment with debug, compiler and flash programming tools, including AUTOSAR awareness,  performance profiler, project builder, code coverage, run-time error checking, MISRA C adherence wizard, and the DoubleCheck™ integrated static code analyzer.

Green Hills has received certificates from both TÜV NORD and exida, making the Green Hills MULTI IDE the only commercially available toolchain certified to satisfy both SIL 4 (Safety Integrity Level) and ASIL D (Automotive Safety Integrity Level) tool qualification requirements.


High Integrity Systems

High Integrity Systems

SAFERTOS® is a unique real-time, deterministic operating system especially designed for safety critical applications. It is available pre-certified according to key standards in markets including Industrial and Medical.  The “Design Assurance Pack“, which is supplied with all software versions of SAFERTOS, contains all the certification evidence and life-cycle information generated during development and used for certification.


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IAR Systems

IAR Systems is the world’s leading provider of software tools for embedded systems that enable large and small companies to develop premium products based on 8-, 16-, and 32-bit microcontrollers.


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Embedded development tools and middleware for the wide range of ARM, Cortex-M, and Cortex-R based microcontroller devices. All tools are integrated into µVision which provides interfaces to ULINK and other third-party debug adapters.


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Mentor Graphics

Mentor Graphics® is a leader in electronic design automation software. They enable companies to develop better electronic products faster and more cost-effectively. Their innovative products and solutions help engineers conquer design challenges in the increasingly complex worlds of board and chip design.


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Micrium is a global RTOS leader and a top choice of embedded engineers building microprocessor, microcontroller, and DSP-based devices.


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Olimex Ltd

Olimex Ltd is a leading provider for development tools and programmers for embedded market.

The company has over 20 years’ experience in designing, prototyping and manufacturing printed circuit boards, sub-assemblies, and complete electronic products.


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Simma Software

Simma Software, Inc., The CAN Experts, specializes in real-time embedded software development for the automotive, medical, agricultural, and automation industries. Simma Software has fifteen years of experience working with CAN related technologies, is used in more than 200 embedded system designs, and has millions of units deployed worldwide.


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Visual Solutions (VisSim)

VisSim is a graphical language for data flow based continuous control with integrated UML State Charts for supervisory control design. VisSim’s model based paradigm greatly speeds embedded systems development.


Community Wikis & Forums for MCU


Visit the Texas Instruments Embedded Processors wiki for MCU technical information.


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From Low-power MSP MCUs to performance C2000™ real-time controllers, Cortex®-M4 MCUs and Hercules ARM-based MCUs for functional safety, TI offers the broadest range of embedded control products.