Supporting Portable Medical and Instrumentation Design with the World’s Lowest Power Microcontroller

Life Sciences, Medical Device, Medical Device Design, Medical Device Innovations,
  • Tuesday, September 14, 2010 | 10am BST (UK) / 11am CEST (EU-Central) / 5am EDT (NA)
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TI_solutionimageSupporting Portable Medical and Instrumentation Design with the World’s Lowest Power Microcontroller

As portability becomes a growing trend in medical products, manufacturers are seeking technologies that reduce the design complexity and time to develop the end product. In most of these medical applications, the actual physiological signals are analog and require signal conditioning techniques, such as amplification and filtering, before they can be measured, monitored, or displayed. The MSP430 microcontroller MCU offers a platform of ultra-low-power processors with the high integration of the complete signal chain that is required for applications such as blood glucose meters, blood pressure monitors, pulse oximeters, and heart rate monitors.

This webinar will focus on TI’s MSP430’s diverse portfolio of 16-bit ultra-low-power microcontrollers that enable a wide variety of portable medical applications. Scaling from our general purpose 2xx devices, all the way up to our highly-integrated 4xx and 5xx generations, MSP430 provides various integrated peripherals, ultra-low-power performance, and the support for serial, RF, and USB communication.

In addition to the broad MSP430 portfolio, this webinar will also walk through the resources that are made available to medical developers to help create differentiated products and accelerate their time to market. Stacks for USB and RF are available, as well as code examples, application notes, and technical documents. The MSP430 is also supported by a large third party developer network and is an active member of the Continua Health Alliance.

Join us as we explore the MSP430 portfolio and what it can enable in your next portable medical application.



Rajesh Verma, Business Development Manager, Texas Instruments

Rajesh is a Business Development Manager for the medical market within TI’s Microcontroller Business Unit. He supports business opportunities worldwide for the MSP430 microcontroller family. Prior to that, he worked in Motorola’s Mobile Devices division in both technical and marketing roles.


Rajesh holds a BSEE from the University of Illinois at Chicago, an MSEE from Purdue University, and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management.

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Who Should Attend?

Designers and manufacturers of portable medical instruments and appliances

  • Design Engineers
  • Electrical System Engineers
  • Portable Medical / Medical Instrumentation Designers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Application Engineers
  • Product Managers

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TI’s complete end equipment solutions for medical application leverage our product expertise in microcontrollers, high-speed amplifiers, high-resolution imaging DSPs for personal medical devices and medical imaging products.

TI’s broad portfolio of microcontrollers
From general purpose, ultra-low power MSP430 MCUs, to Stellaris® Cortex™-M3 MCUs and high performance, real-time control TMS320C2000™ MCUs, TI offers the broadest range of embedded control solutions. Designers can accelerate time to market by tapping into TI’s complete software and hardware tools, extensive third-party offerings and technical support.

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