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PragaTI a 2 day workshop by NIT Trichy, Jan 18-19, 2014

National Institute of Technology, Trichy, the Texas Instuments India University Program brings a two-day hands-on workshop – Pragati. The workshop is on TI MSP430 microcontroller (Hardware platform – MSP-EXP430G2), 16-bit ultra-low power MCU family from Texas Instruments. It is co presented by STEPS Knowledge Services Pvt. Ltd., Coimbatore.

This workshops is organised bunder Pragyan 2014, the national technical festival at NIT Trichy. Date of the workshop is Jan 18-19, 2014, Venue: CUSAT, Kochi

A two-day hands-on workshop covers the architecture and applications of Energy Efficient Ultra Low Power 16 bit RISC Mixed Signal Microcontroller MSP430 from Texas Instruments. The data, program memory, peripheral organization and its special features are covered. The peripherals include I/O Ports, Universal Serial Interfaces. The course is structured and tailored to meet the need of the engineering students to get a very good exposure of Distributed Data Signal Acquisition and Control Mixed Signal Controllers which can be very well extrapolated to any other platform. Typical applications could be battery powered Sensor signal acquisition for multitude of applications across any industrial vertical.

Registration fee per team is INR 3600 (maximum team size is 3 participants). For registration please visit http://www.pragyan.org/13/home/out_reach/pragaTI/

Participants must bring their laptops with Code Composer Studio Installed on it. Student version of CCS is available for download. Please visit http://processors.wiki.ti.com/index.php/Category:Code_Composer_Studio_v5

TI India University Program Texas Instruments (www.ti.com ) widely known as TI, is a multinational semiconductor company headquartered in Dallas, Texas United States. TI is a leading manufacturer of semiconductor products such embedded processors (microprocessors, DSP, microcontrollers), analog circuits, wireless chip sets, and digital light processing chips. TI established its Indian operations in Bangalore in 1985. TI has a University Program which aims to bring the most advanced technology of the engineering industry to universities worldwide. TI India university program supports Indian universities for lab set-ups, IC samples, teaching materials, events, train-the-trainer programs, etc. Please see www.ti.com/univ-in for more details.

STEPS Knowledge Services the brainchild of a team of professionals, is one of the university program partners for TI India university program.

Pragyan / NIT Trichy
Pragyan is the ISO Certified International Techno-Managerial Organization of NIT, Trichy, one of the Premier Technical Institutes of India. Started in 2005, Pragyan has evolved into a technical extravaganza with active participation from over 8000 students from 60 countries across the world. The quality of the events and the organizers can be gauged from the fact that NIT Trichy is ranked consistently amongst the top 10 engineering colleges in the country.

Only the top 0.5% of the AIEEE rank-list with over 9 lakh candidates gets an opportunity to enter NIT Trichy. Thanks to this talented and envisioned pool, and due to the support from the business fraternity. Currently, as an organization, they conduct events like the Pragyan Open quiz, the technical festival Pragyan as well as the community service related initiative, Pragyan Social Responsibility. Pragati is such an initiative.

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