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TI's C2000 32-bit microcontrollers (Piccolo) - 32-bit real-time control for Applications like Solar Inverters, White Goods, Hybrid Automotive Batteries, LED lighting & More
(broadcast: 4 August 2009):
Keith Ogboenyiya, Product Manager for C2000 32-bit microcontrollers at Texas Instruments, speaks with eg3.com about the "Piccolo" family.
Is Piccolo an MCU, a DSP, or a DSC (Digital Signal Controller), or none of the above? Find out what the family can do for cost-sensitive applications in areas like motor control and power management, as well as details on the inexpensive "controlCARD" system to get you started quickly and inexpensively.
About Keith Ogboenyiya:
Keith Ogboenyiya is the Product Manager for C2000 32-bit microcontrollers at Texas Instruments.
In this capacity, he is responsible for product definition and positioning, customer design engagements, business development, and customer support for the C2000 product line.
Ogboenyiya has experience in microcontroller and DSP applications at TI, providing technical and commercial knowledge of the industrial and automotive semiconductor market requirements and system level understanding in a variety of applications.
He received his BSEE from Georgia Institute of Technology.
About Texas Instruments - TMS320F2803x/2x Piccolo MCUs:
Piccolo MCUs, the new F2803x/2x devices feature architectural advancements and enhanced peripherals in packages from 38-pins to bring the benefits of 32-bit real-time control to applications typically unable to justify the associated cost.
Real-time control offers greater system efficiency and precision through the implementation of advanced algorithms for applications such as, solar inverters, white goods appliances, hybrid automotive batteries and LED lighting.
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