TI supports Thingsquare Mist to deliver low power RF connectivity to the Internet of Things Scalable open source IP/6LoWPAN connectivity for home automation products, connected lighting systems, and smart city projects

DALLAS, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To further support the development of the Internet of Things (IoT), Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) today announced support of the Thingsquare Mist IoT open source firmware for select TI hardware platforms for connected home automation products, connected lighting, and smart city projects. For maximum scalability, manufacturers can select from several TI IP/6LoWPAN solutions including the sub-1 GHz CC1101 or CC1120 radio frequency (RF) transceiver combined with an ultra-low power MSP430™ microcontroller (MCU) or the CC2538 system-on-chip (SoC) with integrated ARM® Cortex™ M3, RF transceiver and memory. Building on well-known open source components, Thingsquare Mist is a game-changing, lightweight and proven software system that brings true Internet connectivity to the IoT.

"Supporting open standards, such as IPv6, RPL, and 6LoWPAN, are important for the emerging IoT market to expand and support growing consumer demand," said Oyvind Birkenes, general manager, Wireless Connectivity Solutions, TI. "Thingsquare Mist gives our customers a robust and open source Internet connectivity solution for their wireless products with the CC2538 and the MSP430 MCU combined with CC1101 and CC1120."

"We see a strong customer pull for TI's CC2538 SoC as well as the sub-1 GHz CC1101 and CC1120 solutions combined with the proven MSP430 MCU platform," said Roger Bergdahl, CEO of Thingsquare. "Working with TI provides manufacturers with a wide range of options for building IoT products based on the Thingsquare Mist open source software system."

About Thingsquare

Thingsquare is the leading provider of open-source software for the Internet of Things. Founded in 2012 with the aim to simplify the Internet of Things, Thingsquare provides software for Internet-connecting products in a wide range of applications in smart lighting, smart cities and smart buildings. For more information, visit http://www.thingsquare.com/.

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