Sensing Products

What are you sensing?

From object detection in an automobile to monitoring the temperature of a PCB, TI's sensing solutions offer the latest innovations to meet today and tomorrow's sensing needs.

 

Biosensing

ECG AFEs

Tiny low noise, low power ECG analog front end enables portable implementations with 1/3/5/12 leads.

  • Lead off detection
  • Simultaneous ECG / PACE
  • Wilson/Goldberger reference terminal generation

Optical biosensing AFEs

TI’s highly integrated optical biosensing analog front ends support biosensing applications such as heart rate monitoring and SpO2.

  • Ultra-small
  • Accurate
  • Integrated functions

mmWave sensors

mmWave Sensors can be used to detect vital signs such as breathing rate and heart rate by sensing body vibrations on the order of hundreds of micrometers. Detection is possible through clothing, bedding, other materials.

  • Non-contact sensing
  • Small form-factor

Current/power monitoring

Current sense amplifiers

Most precise current sensing portfolio in the industry offers ease of use, low power, small size and cost efficiency for a wide range of applications.

  • High accuracy
  • Ease of use
  • Balanced solutions

Magnetic sensing

Magnetic sensing includes Hall Effect and Fluxgate solutions that can detect very high current levels.

  • High magnetic sensitivity
  • Closed-Loop and Open-Loop
  • Up to 1000A

Value line sensing MCUs

Ultra-low-power MSP430 MCUs with smart analog peripherals offer integrated current sensing solutions. Up to four independent 24-bit sigma delta ADCs for simultaneous sampling

  • 50pA low-leakage transimpedance amplifier
  • 10-12 bit SAR ADCs

Flow

Ultrasonic sensing

Ultrasonic sensing enables low power and precise flow meter solutions for meeting new smart grid metering standards.

  • Supports dual transducer applications
  • Programmable excitation for transducers
  • Programmable receiver threshold

Performance sensing MCUs

Ultra low-power MSP430 MCUs with integrated ultrasonic sensing AFE for flow metering applications.

  • 8 MSPS 12-bit sigma-delta ADC
  • Low energy accelerator (LEA)
  • Extended scan interface for LC sensing

Fluid and gas

Ultrasonic sensing

Ultrasonic sensing provides precise liquid concentration measurement using time of flight techniques.

  • Non invasive sensor placement
  • Easy system calibration
  • Can be also used with metal tanks

Gas & chemical sensing AFEs

Electrochemical and NDIR sensor AFEs provide a fully-integrated and small solution for signal conditioning.

  • Highly programmable
  • Complete signal path solution
  • Flexible to sense numerous gas types

DLP® advanced light control

DLP Spectroscopy material composition via absorption or emission of different wavelengths of light.

  • Chemical Identification
  • Material Identification
  • Food & Drug Inspection

Performance sensing MCUs

Ultra-low-power MSP430 MCUs with integrated signal chain for fluid and gas sensing.

  • 12-bit SAR ADC and 12-Bit DAC
  • Low energy accelerator (LEA)
  • Integrated LCD for HMI

Featured products

LMP91000 - Configurable AFE Potentiostat for Low-Power Chemical Sensing Applications

LMP91050 - Configurable AFE for Nondispersive Infrared (NDIR) Sensing Applications

TDC1000 - Ultrasonic Sensing Analog Front End for Level, Concentration & Flow Sensing

MSP430FR5994 - With integrated low energy accelerator (LEA) and up to 256KB memory

MSP430F6659 - Featuring integrated 12-bit ADC and 12-bit DAC, up to 512KB memory

Humidity

Humidity

TI's HDC family provides a fully-integrated, fully-calibrated humidity sensor solution with integrated temperature sensor.

  • Small size, integrated humidity and temp sensor
  • Extremely low power consumption
  • Programmable resolution

Value line sensing MCUs

Ultra-low-power MSP430 MCUs with smart analog peripherals offer integrated current sensing solutions.

  • 50pA low-leakage transimpedance amplifier
  • 10-12 bit SAR ADCs
  • Up to four independent 24-bit sigma delta ADCs
Technical articles

Humidity Sensor (PDF, 1.73MB)

Engineering a Smarter Building(PDF, 144KB)

Featured products

HDC1010 - Low Power, High Accuracy Digital Humidity Sensor with Temperature Sensor

HDC1080 - Low Power, High Accuracy Digital Humidity Sensor with Temperature Sensor

MSP430FR231x - Featuring integrated low leakage transimpedence and rail to rail op-amps

MSP430FR41xx - Featuring an integrated LCD controller, 10-bit ADC and multiple serial communication ports

Level

Capacitive sensing

Capacitive sensing technology enables precise level measurement through its Out-of-Phase (OoP) technique.

  • Reduces parasitic interference from system
  • Flexible sensor placement
  • Easy system calibration

Ultrasonic sensors

Ultrasonic Sensing enables non-intrusive level measurement using a time of flight technique.

  • Non invasive sensor placement
  • Easy system calibration
  • Adapts to varying tank sizes and materials

mmWave sensors

mmWave Sensors integrate an RF front-end with ARM and DSP processing cores for single chip range measurement in challenging environments.

  • Measurement range from a few cm to 100m and more
  • Very high accuracy
  • Ultra-small form-factor

Featured products

IWR1443 - Single-Chip 76-to-81GHz mmWave Sensor Integrating MCU and Hardware Accelerator

TDC1000 - Ultrasonic Sensing Analog Front End for Level, Concentration & Flow Sensing

FDC1004 - 4 Channel Capacitance to Digital Converter for Capacitive Sensing (Cap Sensing) Solutions

Light

Light sensors

Precision light metering with integrated light sensors.

  • Human Eye Response
  • Broad Spectrum
  • Ultra-low power

DLP® advanced light control

DLP spectroscopy variation in light intensity versus wavelength can be measured and recorded.

  • Optical item analysis
  • Programmable wavelength
  • No moving parts

Position / motion

Hall effect sensors

Hall effect sensors are used to detect the presence of a magnetic field to detect position in a wide range of industrial and automotive applications.

  • Immune to environmental factors
  • Integrated protection features
  • Superior sensitivity stability over temperature

Resolver to digital converter

Resolver to digital converters are used for measuring the angular position and velocity of motor shafts.

  • RDC with exciter amplifier, AFE and power supply
  • ASIL-D/ISO26262 functional safety diagnostics
  • Integration simplifies system and safety design

Inductive sensing

Inductive sensing technology enables precise and high resolution measurements for axial, lateral, and rotational position or motion.

  • Sub-micron resolution achievable
  • Insensitive to non-conductive contaminants
  • Flexible and low-cost sensor design

DLP advanced light control

DLP technology facilitates 3D Machine Vision by utilizing a DMD as a spatial light modulator.

  • High depth accuracy
  • Adjustable bit-depths
  • Precise 3D measurements

Value line sensing MCUs

Ultra-low-power MSP430 MCUs are a companion to TI’s hall and inductive sensor products.

  • 50pA low-leakage transimpedance amplifier
  • 10-12 bit SAR ADCs
  • Data logging and backup through power loss

mmWave sensors

mmWave sensors enable high accuracy, non-contact measurement of the range, velocity, and angle of objects in view.

  • Insensitive to environmental conditions
  • High accuracy measurement from a few cm to 100m+
  • Integration enables ultra-small form factors

Featured products

AWR1642 - Single-Chip 76-to-81GHz Automotive Radar Sensor Integrating DSP

DRV5013 - 2.5 to 38 V Digital Latch Hall Effect Sensor

DLPLCR4500EVM - DLP® LightCrafter™ 4500

IWR1443 - Single-Chip 76-to-81GHz mmWave Sensor Integrating MCU and Hardware Accelerator

LDC1614 - 4-channel, 28-bit Inductance-to-Digital Converter with I2C for Inductive Sensing

MSP430FR231x - Featuring integrated low leakage transimpedance and rail to rail op-amps

MSP430FR21xx - Featuring an integrated 10-bit ADC, enhanced comparator and a serial communication port

PGA411-Q1 - Resolver-to-Digital Interface With Built-In Exciter Power Supply & Amp

Pressure

Performance sensing MCUs

Ultra-low-power MSP430 MCUs with integrated signal chain for pressure sensing.

  • 12-bit SAR ADC and 12-Bit DAC
  • Low energy accelerator (LEA)
  • Integrated LCD for HMI

Sensor signal conditioners

Enables precise measurement by measuring the voltage from strain gauge or resistive bridge with an integrated solution.

  • Flexible sensor placement
  • Adapt any Strain Gauge and Resistive Bridge
  • Easy system Calibration and compensation

Pressure sensing ADCs

The sensor-ready ADCs provide complete, high-accuracy, one-chip measurement solutions for numerous sensor applications.

  • Low noise, low drift
  • PGA and internal reference
  • 11 Multifunction Analog Inputs

Featured products

MSP430FR5994 - With integrated low energy accelerator (LEA) and up to 256KB memory

MSP430F6659 - Featuring integrated 12-bit ADC and 12-bit DAC, up to 512KB memory

PGA900 - Programmable Resistive Sensing Conditioner with Digital and Analog Outputs

ADS1262 - High Resolution, Low Noise, 32-bit, 38kSPS ADC with PGA and Internal Reference

ADS1263 - High Resolution, 32-bit, 38-kSPS, ADC with PGA, Int Reference and Auxiliary ADC

Proximity and touch

Ultrasonic sensors

Ultrasonic sensing provides very precise proximity detection using time of flight techniques.

  • Ultra-low power consumption (~2 µA)
  • Non-intrusive
  • Flexible applications

Hall sensors

Low power, low cost solution to sense a magnetic field generated by a magnet on the target object.

  • Immune to environmental factors
  • Integrated protection features
  • Superior sensitivity stability over temperature

Capacitive touch sensing MCUs

Most noise-immune capacitive touch microcontrollers and first to feature an IEC61000-4-6 certified solution.

  • World's lowest power capacitive touch MCUs
  • Configurable combo of buttons, sliders, wheels
  • Supports metal touch & moisture-tolerant designs

Capacitive sensing

Noise-immune capacitive sensing solution enables human body and object sensing in many applications.

  • Proximity sensing in any environment
  • Improved industrial design
  • Low-cost and reliable

Inductive sensing

Inductive sensing uses simple coils as sensors to precisely detect the proximity of or measure the distance of a conductive target.

  • Variable sensor shape and size
  • Magnet-free solution
  • Supports multi-channel sensing

DLP advanced light control

DLP technology facilitates 3D Machine Vision by utilizing a DMD as a spatial light modulator.

  • High depth accuracy
  • Adjustable bit-depths
  • Precise 3D measurements

mmWave sensors

mmWave Sensors go beyond presence detection to provide high-accuracy range, velocity, and angle of objects in view.

  • Insensitive to environmental conditions
  • High accuracy measurement from a few cm to 100m+
  • Integration enables ultra-small form factors

Featured products

AWR1443 - Single-Chip 76-to-81GHz Automotive Radar Sensor Integrating MCU and Hardware Accelerator

TDC1000 - Ultrasonic Sensing Analog Front End for Level, Concentration & Flow Sensing

DRV5013 - 2.5 to 38 V Digital Latch Hall Effect Sensor

FDC2214 - Noise-immune Capacitive Sensing Solution for Proximity Sensing

LDC1614 - 4-channel, 28-bit Inductance-to-Digital Converter with I2C for Inductive Sensing

MSP430FR2633 - 16 MHz Ultra-Low-Power Microcontroller with 16 KB FRAM, CapTIvate touch technology

Temperature

On-board temperature sensors

Simplify temperature measurement with TI's family of temperature sensors.

  • High accuracy
  • Broad range of sensor options
  • Low power & small package options

Off-board temperature sensors

Innovative, cabled and probe sensors measure temperature with flexibility and accuracy.

  • Easy to use interface
  • Low pin count
  • Flexible

Temperature sensing ADCs

Complete temperature signal conditioning AFEs enable precise, simple and affordable temperature sensing.

  • Many resolution and channel count combinations
  • Lots of integrated features
  • Ultra low power + small footprint

Value line sensing MCUs

Ultra-low-power MSP430 MCUs are a companion to TI’s temperature sensors for data logging, communication or display.

  • 10 bit SAR ADCs
  • Integrated LCD for HMI
  • Up to 56KB of memory

Featured products

TMP112 - 1.4V-Capable ±0.5°C Temperature Sensor with Alert Function and I2C/SMBus interface in SOT-563

TMP116 - High-Accuracy, Low-Power Digital Temperature Sensor

TMP302 - Pin-Selectable Trip Point 1.4V-Capable Family of Temperature Switches

LMT84 - ±0.1°C Precision Analog Temperature Sensor

ADS1220 - Low-Power, Low-Noise, 24-Bit ADC for Small Signal Sensors

MSP430FR41xx - Featuring an integrated LCD controller, 10-bit ADC and multiple serial communication ports