Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, a business region of Avnet, Inc. (NYSE: AVT), Texas Instruments (TI) and Exosite have joined to deliver a free webinar showing engineers how to use TI’s new Tiva™ C Series Connected LaunchPad to create solutions for cloud-based applications such as home/building automation gateways, connected human-machine interface (HMI), networked sensor gateways, security access systems, programmable logic controllers and others.
“Innovation Hour: Turning the Cloud into a Rainmaker!” is the first of a series of eight webinars to be launched in 2014 by Avnet in conjunction with TI to provide solutions around the latest industry trends and cutting-edge technology. Attendees can open a gateway to the Internet of Things (IoT) by learning from experts about TI’s new Tiva C Series Connected LaunchPad and Exosite’s scalable cloud technologies. Using the industry's first MCU to integrate ARM® Cortex™-M4 with Ethernet MAC+PHY along with highly customizable, web-based, visual analytic tools from Exosite, engineers can provide valuable, customized solutions for their target markets.
“Technology is becoming increasingly more connected, and machines increasingly more human. Imagine a trash compactor that senses when it’s full, and schedules itself to be picked up,” said Alex Iuorio, senior vice president, supplier management and business development, Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas. “Cloud-based platforms such as the Tiva C Series Connected LaunchPad are essential to creating breakthrough technology that can give products a competitive advantage in the marketplace.”“The Tiva C Series Connected LaunchPad is the first cloud-enabled TI MCU LaunchPad ecosystem, and this Avnet webinar will jumpstart engineers’ IoT designs,” said Joe Folkens, product manager, Tiva C Series MCUs, TI. “Everything is connected to the cloud in some way, it seems, and our work with Exosite and this Avnet webinar will help launch a whole new set of applications – the sky’s the limit.”