Mouser Electronics, Inc., the industry’s leading New Product Introduction (NPI) distributor with the widest selection of semiconductors and electronic components, is now stocking the IWR1843 industrial radar sensor from Texas Instruments (TI). Built with TI’s low-power 45-nm RFCMOS process, the IWR1843 ultra-wideband TI millimeter wave (mmWave) sensor enables exceptional levels of integration in an extremely small form factor in low-power, self-monitored, ultra-accurate radar systems in industrial systems such as building and factory automation, intelligent robotics, material handling, traffic monitoring, and people detection/counting.
The TI IWR1843, available from Mouser Electronics, is an integrated single-chip frequency-modulated continuous-wave (FMCW) radar sensor capable of operation in the 76- to 81-GHz millimeter wave spectrum. TI’s RFCMOS process enables a monolithic implementation of a system with three transmit (TX) and four receive (RX) channels plus built-in phase lock loop (PLL) and analog-to-digital converters (ADCs). The sensor integrates a digital signal processor (DSP) subsystem, based on TI’s high-performance C674x DSP, for radar signal processing, as well as a built-in self-test (BIST) processor subsystem responsible for radio configuration, control, and calibration. An onboard user-programmable Arm Cortex-R4F processor enables object tracking and classification, AUTOSAR, and interface control.
Mouser also stocks the TI IWR1843 BoosterPack, an easy-to-use evaluation board with direct connectivity to TI’s LaunchPad development kits. The BoosterPack contains everything required to start developing software for the on-chip C67x DSP core and low-power Arm Cortex-R4F controller, including onboard emulation for programming and debugging, as well as buttons and LEDs for quick integration of a simple user interface.
As an authorized TI distributor, Mouser Electronics offers the broadest portfolio of the newest Texas Instruments semiconductor solutions, adding new products every day. Mouser is focused on the rapid introduction of new products and technologies, giving customers an edge and helping speed time to market. Over 800 semiconductor and electronic component manufacturers count on Mouser to help them introduce their products into the global marketplace. Mouser’s customers can expect 100% certified, genuine products that are fully traceable from each manufacturer.
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