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02 Aug 2022

From sun to switch, semiconductors enable the journey of energy

As the popularity of renewable energy sources increases, semiconductors can enable the efficient and safe transportation of energy to more homes, buildings and cities.

19 Jul 2022

Space-grade ICs help the James Webb Telescope peer deep into the cosmos

NASA has released the first images from its largest and most powerful space telescope as it looks into the universe with unprecedented resolution and sensitivity.

28 Jun 2022

3 ways semiconductors enhance automation and efficiency

Semiconductor technology is helping maximize productivity across a range of industrial systems, from robotics to factory automation, grid, home automation and more.

07 Jun 2022

How sensor fusion is driving vehicle autonomy forward

As ADAS technology extends to critical, time-sensitive applications – such as emergency braking, front-collision warning and avoidance, and blind-spot detection – combining data from multiple sensors enables reliable, real-time decisions for safer autonomous driving.

06 Apr 2022

5 trends shaping the future of power management

Performance improvements in power density, electromagnetic interference, isolation, quiescent current, and noise and precision are giving designers the capabilities to push power further.

29 Mar 2022

Sensor fusion is enabling the next wave of smart, autonomous robots

Sensors in robots that mimic human vision are accelerating automation, improving reliability and safety, and making our lives easier.

08 Feb 2022

Building a fast, flexible EV charging network

In our electric-vehicle future, semiconductor technology will offer grid operators more flexibility to better manage energy infrastructure.

25 Jan 2022

What’s next in BMS? Safer, more affordable electric vehicles

As automakers consider new EV battery chemistries, battery management systems (BMS) with advanced semiconductor technologies are more critical than ever.

10 Jan 2022

Dan Wang on enabling a safer world with TI mmWave radar: ‘It’s just the beginning’

Dan, a pioneer in millimeter wave radar applications, has a vision for the future of sensing technology. She’s a pioneer in cascaded mmWave sensors – high-resolution image sensors that help vehicles detect objects far ahead with better clarity – and is passionate about developing algorithms for new mmWave applications.

30 Nov 2021

7 ways semiconductors are accelerating the future of automotive technology

As the world drives toward vehicle electrification, semiconductors enable automakers to optimize performance, accelerate development and make electric vechicles more affordable for more people.

15 Nov 2021

New TI Biomedical Engineering and Sciences Building will advance patient care

A collaboration between The University of Texas at Dallas, UT Southwestern Medical Center and TI will take biomedical engineering and research to new levels.

10 Nov 2021

Q&A: How low quiescent current is transforming battery-powered devices

Low quiescent current is extending battery life in devices ranging from smart watches to smoke detectors.

05 Oct 2021

ADAS: The technology driving automotive safety forward

Advanced driver assistance systems make cars safer and smarter, helping carmakers achieve their vision for a collision-free future.

24 Aug 2021

Meet the risk-buster: How functional safety helps keep you safe

Whether it’s preventing systematic failures or anticipating and mitigating future risk, functional safety has changed the way engineers think about designing systems.

10 Aug 2021

From the rice fields to technology leadership

Since leaving the rice fields as a young man and advancing his career, Jinrong Qian has been driven to be creative, solve problems, and do the right thing for customers and our company.

03 Aug 2021

Q&A: The technology making real-time processing easy and affordable

As the need grows for real-time control, intelligence and communications at the edge of electronic systems, high-performance MCUs are now providing a simple, cost-effective solution.

22 Jul 2021

Dan Rembold’s problem-solving skills put him on the road to cancer recovery

Dan Rembold had 72 hours to live. And he didn't know it yet. After a battery of tests, doctors identified his mysterious illness: an aggressive blood cancer. A tough treatment saved his life. Now he's planning to cycle across the United States to raise awareness about cancer research.

20 Jul 2021

Bringing high-quality 3D printing to your desktop

TI DLP® technology is making high-quality 3D printing more affordable for small business owners, hobbyists and others.

24 Jun 2021

Developing the first ICs to orbit Earth

For Charles “Bob” Cook, a project assigned by Jack Kilby led to the development of the first integrated circuits to ever orbit the Earth – and a foundation for future space electronics.

01 Jun 2021

The power of packaging

Innovations in semiconductor packaging are helping meet demands for smaller, faster and more reliable chips that deliver high performance, improved power efficiency and lower costs.

28 Apr 2021

Carmakers charge ahead with electric vehicle powertrain integration

Integrating powertrain systems into a compact mechanical enclosure can lead to more affordable, more efficient electric vehicles (EVs).

19 Apr 2021

Tackling the EMI challenge

As consumers expect better performance out of their electronics, mitigating electromagnetic interference (EMI) becomes a bigger problem to solve.

13 Apr 2021

3 ways real-time control can make cities more sustainable

From electric vehicle charging stations to solar energy solutions, cities are becoming more efficient through technology advances like real-time control.

02 Mar 2021

Small satellites, big advances

TI's space-grade power-management devices are powering smarter, smaller satellites, enabling NASA engineers to better understand our universe.

06 Jan 2021

More miles, fewer wires in future electric vehicles

Our new wireless BMS solution eliminates bulky wiring in electric vehicles, creating new opportunities to improve driving range and reliability.

15 Dec 2020

Pushing automotive power tech faster and further

Power electronics and teamwork are two of Pradeep Shenoy’s passions, and he’s at his best when they intersect. His love for technology began with a university project: Building a hybrid formula one race car. Now, he leads our company’s automotive power design team that is finding ways to push power further. 

17 Nov 2020

Accelerating wireless connectivity for a changing world

From remote work to home-based education, wireless connectivity has become an integral part of our lives – and the pace of change will continue to accelerate. “Recent events have taken an enormous toll on people and economies around the world, but they also illustrate the importance of connectivity for how we live, learn and work,” said Mattias Lange, general manager for Embedded Connectivity Solutions. “This technology has allowed us to stay nimble and to adapt and succeed in a world that is ever-changing.”

09 Nov 2020

Driving the electric vehicle evolution with GaN

Electric and hybrid-electric vehicles that incorporate our latest gallium nitride (GaN) solution will charge faster and drive farther, removing barriers to their widespread adoption.

03 Nov 2020

Cobots bring the future to the factory

Semiconductor technology is a driving force in collaborative robot production, powering advances in motor control, sensing and industrial communications that allow cobots to function efficiently and safely close to humans on the factory floor.

13 Oct 2020

Preparing for disruption

The use of machine learning in warehouses and factories is on the rise, and companies that have invested in machine-learning algorithms have been able to react creatively, swiftly and productively during these unprecedented times. Here are three specific ways machine learning can help companies.

06 Oct 2020

Journey of innovation

A “Just do It” attitude is exactly what was required of the TI mmWave R&D team during their nine-year innovation journey to create a technology that made it possible to integrate affordable mmWave radar systems into mid-to-low-end vehicles to improve safety. This is the inside story.

29 Sep 2020

Vision: Possible

Imagine a low-cost radar sensor that could be affixed to a firefighter's helmet to detect an unconscious or incapacitated person through walls and smoke. Thanks to our company's engineers who created the world's first millimeter-wave radar system on chip, our customers can integrate radar sensing technology into an array of applications that improve safety on the road and in factories, and could even help firefighters save lives.

15 Sep 2020

The chip that changed the world

TIer Jack Kilby’s invention of the integrated circuit, plus decades of subsequent innovation, demonstrate our passion to create a better world by making electronics more affordable through semiconductors.

25 Aug 2020

Doing more with less power

Our insatiable appetite for electricity – from data servers to vehicle electrification to the Industrial Internet of Things – brings challenges to pack more power in smaller spaces, all while reducing system costs. “Helping the world do more with less power is critical, because our desire for more data and more connected devices is not slowing down,” said Steve Lambouses, vice president and general manager of High Voltage Power. 

11 Aug 2020

The new tech frontier in senior care

Advances in technology that improve the quality of life for seniors also help keep them out of the hospital. From mobility to memory loss, there is surging demand for cutting-edge technology to ease the burden on both the aging generation and their caregivers. 

04 Aug 2020

The art of persistence

Xiaolin sees networks everywhere. They’re in everything from smart electric grids to the connectivity that makes our modern homes, offices, factories, hospitals and vehicles possible. As a technical leader, Xiaolin has made significant contributions to data networks. But she also focuses on strengthening a network of women engineers whom she has mentored and coached.

21 Jul 2020

Perfect timing

When it comes online in 2027, the Square Kilometer Array telescope project will give astronomers access to more deep-space data than ever before. But a quarter billionth of a second threatened to derail the project. The National Research Council of Canada and TI partnered to solve the challenge with our new high-speed data converter.

30 Jun 2020

Powering a brighter future across Haiti

Jake Smith’s solar-powered solutions have brought electricity to homes, clinics and community centers in rural Haiti.

02 Jun 2020

Cars get a jolt from 48 volt

Many of today’s automobiles, and their internal combustion engines, are in the midst of a transformation as emissions regulations force automakers to find ways to lower cars' carbon output efficiently and effectively. A step-change is needed from traditional 12-volt electrical systems – and that change is a 48-volt electrical system.

12 May 2020

Helping our customers in the fight against COVID-19 is personal for TIers

As our customers around the world are working to innovate and accelerate solutions for the COVID-19 front lines, TIers are meeting the challenge to supply their needs. The increased urgency to support our customers has become a rallying cry for our teams.

05 May 2020

Software, supplies and support: How we are caring for our communities during COVID-19

From developing contact-free digital passes in the Philippines to donating and distributing medical supplies in Mexico and Germany to meeting the food demand in India and the United States, TIers are volunteering to support COVID-19 relief efforts across the globe.

14 Apr 2020

Adapting to a digital workplace: ‘We have a problem-solving attitude’

Matt Hein sits at the kitchen table on a work call and reading emails with his 3-month-old son on his lap. Today’s digital workplace is a new reality for many around the world. Matt and many other TI employees have found ways to adapt and succeed in a world that’s ever-changing.

07 Apr 2020

How 3D printing is helping the fight against COVID-19

Engineers, hobbyists, DIYers and others are joining a growing movement worldwide to utilize 3D printing to produce medical gear and supplies amid growing shortages as the COVID-19 pandemic strains global supply.

17 Mar 2020

3 car tech trends to watch in 2020

Today’s drivers have come to expect advanced safety features, smoother rides and personalized in-cabin technology in their cars. Innovations are deepening our connections with cars, and carmakers aren't just providing hardware and software - they're providing experiences.

24 Feb 2020

Rich and Mary Templeton give $51 million to transform engineering at Union College and recruit more women to tech careers

Inspired by TI’s founders, who established a company-wide tradition of giving back, Rich and Mary Templeton have given $51 million to their alma mater, Union College, to transform its engineering and liberal arts programs and help recruit more women into technology careers.

11 Feb 2020

Fueling the next generation of advanced driver assistance systems

Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) are expanding to more mainstream vehicles. Our Jacinto™ 7 processor platform is helping fuel the technology shift, enabling manufacturers to create better ADAS technology and automotive gateway systems that act as communication hubs.

28 Jan 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.

26 Nov 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.

21 Nov 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.

 

19 Nov 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.

29 Oct 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.

24 Sep 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. 

20 Aug 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.”
 

18 Apr 2019

TI has selected Richardson, Texas as the location for our next 300mm analog wafer fab

TI has selected Richardson, Texas as the location for our next 300mm analog wafer fab. The decision to build a second fab in Richardson furthers our ongoing commitment to North Texas and is an important step in our strategy to invest in more 300mm manufacturing capacity, which is a competitive advantage for our company.

19 Sep 2017

How two engineers used problem solving to turn a terminal diagnosis into hope for their son and countless others

Everything changed for TI engineers Matt and Gina Hann when they were told to prepare for the end of their son’s life. They decided to approach the situation as a problem to be solved, and pored over research to slow the progression of his disease, search for hope, and work toward a cure.