Category: Sensing

10kW 3-Phase 3-Level SiC Grid Tie Inverter Reference Design

TI is unleashing the power of silicon carbide with a new, verified reference design that provides an overview on how to implement a three-level, three-phase SiC based DC:AC grid-tie inverter stage. In this video you will learn the advantages of a three-level topology; what TI technology is driving the SiC MOSFETs;  how and where are we sensing V & I; what is behind the digital power…

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3 Methods for Compensating Localized Heat Generation in Smart Thermostats

This video goes through one of the most prominent issues with thermostat design, accounting for the additional heat produced local to the thermostat by IC’s.

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3D time-of-flight sensor theory of operation

Explore the theory of operation behind 3D time of flight sensors.

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Bi-Directional, Low-Side Phase Current Sensing with Integrated Over-Current Detection

A functional use case illustrating configurations for motor protection using low-side current sensing

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Brushed DC and Stepper Motor Drives: Architectures, Challenges and Solutions

Learn the different power stage architectures and topologies for low voltage brushed DC and stepper motor drives and understand design challenges and solutions.

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C2000 Capabilities for Sensing and Processing: Introduction

C2000 devices excel at sensing and processing applications even though they are usually associated with control applications.  This video explains how common elements of sensing & DSP applications are shared with control loop applications.

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C2000™ Device Capabilities for Sensing and Processing: Sensing

This video provides an overview of the digital and analog sensing capabilities of the C2000 product family.Modules introduced: HRCAP (similar to eCAP), eQEP, GPIO, Comparator (component of CMPSS), ADC, PGA, PPB, and SDFM.

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Capacitive Touch ITO Thermostat with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth Provisioning Demo

A demonstration of a smart, feature-rich, and IoT-ready thermostat featuring capacitive touch sensing with Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) sensors on a QVGA display using MSP430 MCUs with CapTIvate touch technology and SimpleLink MCUs (MSP432, CC3120 and CC2640) to add host, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth low energy functionality.

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Connect: What is wireless condition monitoring?

In the most basic definition, condition monitoring is the ability to monitor the health of a system to predict a motor failure.  J.D. explains that using the high precision ADC MCUs offered in the SimpleLink MCU Platform, that lead time can be extended to a 3-6 month lead time before the system fails with vibration condition monitoring.  The SimpleLink MCUs come with precision…

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Connect: What is wireless condition monitoring?

In the most basic definition, condition monitoring is the ability to monitor the health of a system to predict a motor failure.  J.D. explains that using the high precision ADC MCUs offered in the SimpleLink MCU Platform, that lead time can be extended to a 3-6 month lead time before the system fails with vibration condition monitoring.  The SimpleLink MCUs come with precision…

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Creating robust, innovative, low-power HMI interfaces for e-lock, security, thermostats and other bu

This webinar is the third session from the Building Automation webinar series. Brought to you in cooperation with Farnell element 14. 

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Current Sensing in an H-Bridge

An overview of benefits for the most common locations current sensing is measured in an H-Bridge

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Demo of the Capacitive Touch BoosterPack with the CapTIvate Programmer Board

This demo of the BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD BoosterPack and the CapTIvate Programmer board shows how you can evaluate capacitive sensing features and using the CapTIvate Design Center you can modify the pre-loaded software on the BOOSTXL-CAPKEYPAD.

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Designing for proximity sensing and 3D gestures on MSP MCUs featuring CapTIvate™ technology

This video highlights the proximity sensing and 3D gesture capabilities enabled by MSP capacitive touch MCUs with CapTIvate technology and the MSP CapTIvate MCU Development Kit.

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Enabling tomorrow’s sensing applications with smart analog microcontrollers

Enabling tomorrow's sensing applications with smart analog microcontrollers

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Engineer It: When to use an analog temp sensor vs. a thermistor

Learn how analog temperature sensors favorably compare with NTC thermistors when interfacing to an analog-to-digital converter.

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Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers, Session 1: When to choose a Current Sense Amp

The Getting Started with Current Sense Amplifiers series helps engineers learn how to to maximize the performance achieved when measuring current with a current sense amplifier (also called a current shunt monitor).  Session One introduces the basic concepts of direct current sensing and walks through choosing a current shunt monitor over other differential amplifier alternatives.

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How do I Design Capacitive Touch Interfaces with EMC in Mind?

This training video introduces the three sided approach to designing noise-tolerant capacitive touch interfaces.  The three-sided approach includes hardware design techniques, CapTIvate peripheral features, and digital signal processing techniques.  Example reference designs that apply the three-sided approach are introduced.

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How to protect SiC MOSFETs the best way!

This presentation is designed to help you understand how Silicon Carbide MOSFET is different from Silicon MOSFET and Silicon IGBT from application point of view, what are the short circuit current sensing and protection methods for SiC MOSFET and Si IGBT, and the advantages and disadvantages of these methods.

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How to protect SiC MOSFETs the best way!

This presentation is designed to help you understand how Silicon Carbide MOSFET is different from Silicon MOSFET and Silicon IGBT from application point of view, what are the short circuit current sensing and protection methods for SiC MOSFET and Si IGBT, and the advantages and disadvantages of these methods.

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