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Jan 28, 2020

How intelligent, automated robots on wheels are changing last-mile delivery

Multiple sensing and processing technologies are enabling a new wave of last-mile delivery service on college campuses – automated, wheeled robots. But automated delivery could mean much more on a global scale, improving urban congestion and air quality.

Nov 26, 2019

Engineering hope for rare diseases

Since learning about her son’s rare disease, Batten, Gina Hann has been on a nonstop journey to bring hope to other families dealing with a similar diagnosis and to make gene therapy for rare diseases more accessible.

Nov 21, 2019

How sensor-rich smart stores will make shopping a breeze

Data moves at almost the speed of light, but groceries don't. As the spread of high-speed internet renders information transmission ever-faster, the efficiency of the necessary physical transactions involved in buying and selling goods has lagged behind. That's about to change.

 

Nov 19, 2019

Why the future of automation is being propelled by innovation at the edge

The future of intelligent machines rests on innovation at the edge – the embedded technology that enables real-time sensing and processing for more dynamic decision-making.

Oct 29, 2019

How smart, adaptive headlights will make your drive safer

Smart headlights may soon brighten America’s roads and safety prospects. Using pixelated light sources, sensors, cameras and sophisticated software to direct a vehicle's high beams, the headlights provide the optimal light for every driving condition, while eliminating blinding glare.

Sep 24, 2019

Updated robotics kit brings technology to life for university students

The TI Robotics System Learning Kit family – with the TI-RSLK MAX being its newest addition – is a low-cost robotics kit and curriculum for the university classroom that is simple to build, code and test with solderless assembly. 

Sep 17, 2019

From concept to cosmos: How Jack Kilby's integrated circuit transformed the electronics industry

On Sept. 12, 1958, Jack Kilby presented his invention: An electronic oscillator formed from a small slice of the semiconductor material germanium. The first integrated circuit was born, bringing with it the exponential growth of the electronics industry and the spread of electronic devices throughout every aspect of our lives.

Aug 20, 2019

There’s more than one right answer in Jacob Day’s engineering class

Jacob Day took a five-year break from his career as an analog design engineer at our company to teach students that the best way to learn engineering is through trial and error.  “The educational system tends to teach kids to solve problems based on a recipe that leads to a single, correct solution," he said. “But the real world isn't like that. There’s more than one right answer.”
 

Aug 13, 2019

How education is opening doors in Bangalore

Thanks to a partnership between our company, non-governmental organizations and some of the government schools in Bangalore, India, motivated students are embracing education as the path out of poverty and into a better future.

Jul 15, 2019

Celebrating 50 years: One giant leap for TI’s integrated circuits

Voyager, Apollo, Mariner – these space missions may never have been possible without the invention of the IC. Jack Kilby's integrated circuit helped solve technological challenges of space flight by allowing engineers to put multiple electronic circuits on a small, flat piece of semiconductor material, saving weight and power.