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Safety Is Basis of TI's Hercules MCUs

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Beth Stackpole
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Better safe than sorry
Beth Stackpole   9/26/2011 6:32:18 AM
Sounds like TI built up a pretty impressive, layered diagnostic and self-testing architecture for this MCU series. Is this kind of layered approach common or is this a capability that's fairly unique to the Hercules line? If so, seems like it would give TI quite a competitive edge.

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Re: Better safe than sorry
jmiller   9/26/2011 10:21:01 PM
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And when dealing with saftey cost is geneally less of an issue.  Great article by the way as well.  Often saftey is so focused on the mechanical that the electrical can be missed.  Much less individual components within the electrical system.

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