TI's New TINA-TI(TM) 9.1 Increases Speed 5X, Adds Chinese, Japanese and Russian Versions


DALLAS, May 2, 2011 - Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE: TXN) today introduced TINA-TI 9.1, a powerful SPICE-based analog design and simulation tool. The latest version of the free software program, which averages 5X speed increases over version 7.0, allows engineers to design, test and troubleshoot a broad variety of basic and advanced analog circuits, including complex architectures, without any node or number of device limitations. In addition, TINA-TI 9.1 supports any industry SPICE models, making it easier than ever for engineers to simulate their designs. TINA-TI 9.1 is available in simplified and traditional Chinese, Japanese and Russian, as well as English. Learn more or download TINA-TI 9.1 at www.ti.com/tina-ti-learn-pr.

Key features and benefits of TINA-TI 9.1

o Support for multi-core processors and an optimized SPICE engine enable TINA-TI 9.1 to run simulations 5X faster on average.
o Designers can import any SPICE model to easily simulate their designs in TINA-TI 9.1.
o TINA-TI 9.1 will feature more than 500 part models and reference designs including more than 130 new power models. The broad model coverage and fast simulation in TINA-TI 9.1 make it easier for designers to speed their products to market.
o TINA-TI 9.1 provides all the conventional DC, transient and frequency domain analysis of SPICE and extensive post-processing capability that allows the user to customize results. Virtual instruments allow users to select input waveforms and probe circuit node voltages and waveforms.

Availability

TINA-TI 9.1 is available today from TI for free downloading in the TI Analog eLab(TM) Design Center at www.ti.com/analogelab-pr. The center offers support and training for new and experienced engineers who are using analog products in their applications.

Learn more about TINA-TI 9.1 and other TI Analog eLab design and simulation tools by visiting the links below:

o Learn more about TINA-TI 9.1 and its new features:
www.ti.com/tina-ti-features-pr.

o Download TINA-TI 9.1: www.ti.com/tina-ti-download-pr.

o Get answers to TINA-TI 9.1 frequently asked questions:
www.ti.com/tina-ti-faq-pr.

o Join fellow engineers in the TI E2E(TM) Community and activate your account: www.ti.com/e2ejoin-pr.

o Learn more about TI's Analog eLab(TM) online design and simulation tools and how TI can support you through the learn, select, design, simulate and sample processes: www.ti.com/analogelab-pr.

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SOURCE Texas Instruments Incorporated

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