Industrial service robots gain more importance assisting human beings in growing variety of tasks ranging from simple repetitive tasks to more complex tasks in harsh environments.


TI’s service robots design resources help you design the next generation of humanoids. Humanoids typically use brushed DC (BDC), brushless DC (BLDC), and Stepper motors, controlled by TI’s embedded microcontrollers together with dedicated motor driver ICs; TI’s multi-cell battery solutions for charging, balancing, monitoring, gauging and protection guarantee the critical requirement for safety, lifetime and durability; TI’s sensors system, 3D machine vision system and wireless connectivity solutions help to build flexible and advanced HMIs. TI’s fully tested reference designs help you quick-start your own new humanoids design or retrofit.

TI reference designs demonstrate methods to quickly add innovative features to your humanoids:

  • High resolution and low cost 3D machine vision for location, mapping and gesture recognition
  • High efficiency and reliability servo motor drive for more precise, smooth motor drive and control system
  • Advanced HMIs technology with cost, performance and reliability optimized

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Application Notes (8)

Title Abstract Type Size (KB) Date Views
HTM 9 KB 31 Oct 2017 315
HTM 8 KB 05 Feb 2017 229
HTM 9 KB 18 Jan 2017 649
HTM 8 KB 02 Dec 2016 380
HTM 9 KB 14 Sep 2015 178
HTM 9 KB 15 Jul 2015 224
HTM 9 KB 01 Jul 2013 67
HTM 8 KB 06 Sep 2011 55

Tools & Software

Name Part # Company Software/Tool Type
controlSUITE™ Software Suite: Software and Development Tools for C2000™ Microcontrollers CONTROLSUITE Texas Instruments Software Libraries
DRV2605EVM-CT ERM/LRA Haptic Driver Evaluation DRV2605EVM-CT Texas Instruments Evaluation Modules & Boards
LMT01 Evaluation Module LMT01EVM Texas Instruments Evaluation Modules & Boards
mmWave Development Pack (DevPack) MMWAVE-DEVPACK Texas Instruments Evaluation Modules & Boards
MSP CapTIvate MCU Development Kit MSP-CAPT-FR2633 Texas Instruments Evaluation Modules & Boards
OPT8241 3D Time-of-Flight (ToF) Sensor Evaluation Module OPT8241-CDK-EVM Texas Instruments Evaluation Modules & Boards

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Title Abstract Type Size (MB) Date Views
PDF 873 KB 16 Oct 2017 1051
PDF 1.35 MB 04 Aug 2017 290
PDF 775 KB 25 Aug 2016 452
PDF 379 KB 07 Jul 2016 99
PDF 1.17 MB 04 Oct 2012 141
PDF 179 KB 20 Apr 2012 311
PDF 1.64 MB 02 Sep 2011 62

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