Product category: Microprocessors, Microcontrollers and DSPs
News Release from: Texas Instruments (April 2006-) | Subject: TMS320F282x series
Edited by the Electronicstalk Editorial Team on 20 February 2008
Fixed-point controllers are floating
DSCs bring savings in time to market and manufacturing costs, enabling developers to design energy-efficient, less expense industrial applications.
Embedded control engineers prefer the simplified programming provided by floating-point architectures, but are often deterred by the higher cost Addressing this paradox, Texas Instruments has released the first fixed-point digital signal controllers (DSCs) that are entirely compatible in hardware and software with high-performance floating-point DSCs
TI's new TMS320F282x series of DSCs combine the affordability of a fixed-point architecture with the faster software development inherent to floating-point devices.
Floating-point algorithms that previously required significant recoding for fixed-point operation can now be recompiled in minutes to run on the F282x devices.
The DSCs bring savings in time to market and manufacturing costs, enabling developers to design e