Embedded Processors

Why TI for embedded processors?

TI’s broad portfolio includes MCUs, processors and wireless connectivity devices.

Innovative embedded processors

Unmatched innovation & expertise

  • First and fastest DSP
  • Industry's lowest power microcontroller
  • 1st wireless MCU with integrated Wi-Fi & Internet
  • 30+ years shipping MCUs and DSPs
  • 10+ billion units shipped
Embedded processor support

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TI embedded processing portfolio overview


Product family Key Features Targeted Sector/EE Price Range(10ku)

Wireless Connectivity

  • 13.56 MHz NFC/RFID and 134KHz products
  • Transceivers and basestation ICs
  • Highly integrated RF basestation ICs for superior RF performance
  • Passive battery-less operation transponders
Medical, IoT, Automotive security, Secure access, Identification, Metering, Building automation, Personal Electronics $0.30 - $5.75
Higher for reader modules
SimpleLink - Wireless connectivity for MCU
  • Transceivers and Network Processors
  • Sub 1GHz, 2.4GHz
  • 802.11 abgn WiFi, Internet on a chip, IoT ready
  • Low Power and easy to use
  • Certified SW stack and modules
Personal connectivity, Wearable, Medical, Industrial, Building automation, Security, Metering, Audio, Automotive, IoT $1 - $18
WiLink - Wireless connectivity for Processors
  • High-performance Wi-Fi + dual mode BT / BLE
  • Certified modules
  • Certified SW stack running on Processors
Personal electronics, Industrial, Building automation, Wearable, Audio, Automotive, IoT $8.50 - $22

Wireless MCUs

  • Passive battery-less operation
  • 13.56 MHz NFC/RFID compliant products
  • Highly integrated RF basestation Low-power MCU core with highly integrated RF on chip with peripherals
  • Security
Medical, IoT, Automotive security, Secure Medical Patches, IoT, Secure access, Automotive, Metering, Building automation, Printers $0.70 - $5.00
  • Core: 16-bit MSP
  • Integrated CC1101 Sub 1GHz RF Transceiver
  • Low Power (180 uA/MHz active, 1.7uA standby with RTC)
  • Integration including a segment LCD controller, 12-bit ADC and hardware AES
Home and building automation, Portable health monitors, Wearable electronics $2.60 - 3.20
  • Core: ARM M3/M4
  • Sub 1GHz or 2.4 GHz RF with multiple protocols, 802.11 abgn WiFi
  • MCU peripherals
  • Low Power and easy to use
  • Device and network security
  • Certified SW stack and modules
Personal connectivity, Wearable, Medical, Industrial, Building automation, Security, Smart Sensors, Metering, Automotive, IoT $2 - $8


Low-Power Microcontrollers
Product family Key Features Targeted Sector/EE Price Range(10ku)

Ultra Low Power MCUs

  • Core: MSP 16-bit
  • Ultra-low power (<100uA/MHz, 0.1uA in stand by)
  • Flash or FRAM memory
  • Low power high performance Analog (including Sigma Delta)
  • USB, LCD drivers, Op Amps
  • Comprehensive Software
Metering, Smart grid, Industrial automation, Building automation, Medical, General purpose $0.34 - $9.50

Low-Power + Performance MCUs

  • Core: ARM® Cortex®-M4F
  • Ultra-low power (95μA/MHz, 850nA standby)
  • Industry's lowest power ARM Cortex-M
  • 256KB Flash with simultaneous read/erase
  • 64KB RAM with RAM retention
  • 1MSPS 14-bit ADC (13.2 ENOB), 375μA
  • Pin-for-pin roadmaps to 2MB Flash
  • MSPWare with DriverLib, 150+ code examples
Industrial Automation, Portable Consumer, Wearables, Metering, General purpose $1.95 - $2.95
Performance Microcontrollers
Product family Key Features Targeted Sector/EE Price Range(10ku)

Real time Control MCU

  • Core: C28x 32-bit
  • Real-time control coprocessors and math accelerators
  • Motor control and digital power Analog integration (up to 24 precision PWMs, 12 to 16 bit ADCs with up to 12.5 MSPS)
  • Extended temperature range and AEC qualified
Motor control, Renewable energy, Appliance, Digital power, Industrial drives $1.89 - $23.15

Control + Automation

  • Core: C28x + ARM M3, M4F
  • Real-time control integration
  • Host control integration
Factory automation, Motor control, Renewable energy $9.40 - $24.69
  • Core: ARM M4F
  • Sensor hub functionality
  • Host Rich combinations of connectivity options including dual CAN and USB 2.0
  • Integrated Ethernet MAC+ PHY
  • Extensive software libraries and stacks
Industrial IoT, PLCs, Lighting, Industrial automation, Portable Consumer, Metering, HMI, General purpose $2.75 - $10.00

Safety MCU

  • Core: ARM R4/ R5F
  • Real-time On-chip diagnostic coverage
  • Lockstep CPUs & ECC protection
  • TUEV safety certification
  • Automotive AEC qualified
  • High Availability
Factory automation (PLC), Building automation (Elevators), Motor drives, Transportation (Railways, Avionics), HEV, Medical $4.00 - $30.00


Single Core & Multicore Processors
Product family Key Features Targeted Sector/EE Price Range(10ku)


Multicore DSP
  • Deterministic, real-time processing
  • High-performance math processing
  • Power efficient processing
  • High-throughput interfaces
  • USBIndustry's lowest active power consumption
Audio, Machine Vision, Medical Imaging, Radar, HPC, Video Encoding, Telecom and Wireless Infrastructure $2 - $300

ARM Application Processor

  • ARM Cortex-A8, -A9 and -A15
  • Multimedia and graphics acceleration
  • Deterministic real-time accelerators
  • Scalable to dual and quad-core
  • Best-in-class Linux support
Factory and Building Automation, HMI, Gateways, Motor Drives, Smart Grid, General Purpose $5 - $50
Automotive Processors
Product family Key Features Targeted Sector/EE Price Range(10ku)

Automotive ADAS and Infotainment

TDAx ADAS Processors
  • Core: ARM M4s, Cortex A8, A15s
  • DSP based acceleration
  • Vision accelerator
  • Extended temperature 3D/2D Graphics acceleration
  • Automotive peripherals
  • Automotive AEC qualified
Advanced Driver Assistance Systems, Front Camera, Park Assist, Surround/Top View, Rear Camera, Radar, Fusion, Driver Monitoring $15 - $50
"Jacinto6" Infotainment Processors
  • Core: ARM Cortex A8, A15 (single and dual)
  • DSP based acceleration (single and dual)
  • 3D/2D Graphics acceleration (single and dual)
  • Digital radio accelerators
  • Display, video capture
  • Rich combinations of connectivity options
  • Automotive peripherals
Auto Infotainment, Rear-seat, Cluster, Integrated Cockpit, V2V/V2X $15 - $50

Tools and software

Find the right software and development tools to speed your design for DSP, MCU and ARM based processors.