Texas Instruments (TI) rolled out 64 new ultra-low-power MSP430 Value Line microcontrollers (MCUs) that offer 16-bit performance at an 8-bit price. The MSP430G2xx2 MCUs feature integrated capacitive touch IOs, which enable developers to interface directly with capacitive touch pads without additional hardware and components. The TI G2xx2 MCU Value Line also include extra package and memory options. Samples are available now. The new MSP430G2xx2 MCUs are priced from $0.33 for 100K units.