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Install Support for TI mmWave Hardware

Add support for Texas Instruments® (TI) mmWave radar sensors by installing the Radar Toolbox Support Package for Texas Instruments mmWave Radar Sensors.

After you install the support package, you can refer to the examples that show you how to use the board.

Operating System Requirements

Radar Toolbox Support Package for Texas Instruments mmWave Radar Sensors can be installed on Windows® operating system. The supported version is Windows 10 or higher.

Install, Update, or Uninstall Support Package

Install Support Package

  1. On the MATLAB® Home tab, in the Environment section, select Add-Ons > Get Hardware Support Packages.

    Use the Add-Ons pull down menu to Get Hardware Support Packages.

  2. In the Add-On Explorer window, click the support package and then click Install.

Update Support Package

On the MATLAB Home tab, in the Resources section, select Help > Check for Updates.

Uninstall Support Package

  1. On the MATLAB Home tab, in the Environment section, click Add-Ons > Manage Add-Ons.

  2. In the Add-On Manager window, find and click the support package, and then click Uninstall.

Hardware Setup

Hardware boards and devices supported by MathWorks® require additional configuration and setup steps to connect to MATLAB and Simulink®. Each support package provides a hardware setup process that guides you through registering, configuring, and connecting to your hardware board.

If the support package is already installed, you can start the hardware setup by opening the Add-On Manager.

In the Add-On Manager, start the hardware setup process by clicking the Setup button, . You can also launch the Hardware Setup screens for this support package (Radar Toolbox Support Package for Texas Instruments mmWave Radar Sensors) by using the mmWaveRadarSetup function.

After starting, the Hardware Setup window provides instructions for configuring the support package to work with your hardware.

Follow the instructions on each page of the Hardware Setup window. When the hardware setup process completes, you can open the examples to get familiar with the product and its features.

Required Third-Party Software

The Hardware Setup screens also guide you to download and install additional third-party software, which are required to establish connection with TI mmWave sensors when using the support package. Follow the instructions in the Install Third-Party Software screen of Hardware Setup.

Third-Party SoftwareSupported Version
TI UniFlash Tool8.2.0
Silicon Labs CP210x Driverlatest