Email services by CAN in Automation

[2018-05-24] In order to comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), CAN in Automation (CiA) does not send individual emails anymore.

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CANopen stack and bootloader for dual-core micro-controller

[24.05.2018] Emtas (Germany) has updated its CANopen stack and bootloaders and supports now the dual-core Delfino micro-controller TMS320F2837xD with the integrated D_CAN CAN controller.

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With four independent CAN interfaces for system design

[24.05.2018] The DSEM643 from DSE (Deep Sea PLC) is a controller that can be used on mobile applications across many varied industries including construction, municipal, agricultural, transport, and military.

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MCD Elektronik


Test system series

[24.05.2018] MCD Elektronik has released the VTS 2030 modular and versatile test system series. It can be connected to various bus systems including CAN and LIN.

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Single-board computer

With two CAN interfaces

[24.05.2018] With the MBa6ULxL, TQ has introduced another single-board computer SBC) based on the NUC form factor. Two CAN interfaces are available.

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Heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning

Controlling HVAC via CANopen and J1939

[24.05.2018] Kalori’s (Germany) air-conditioning (AC) equipment can be controlled by a CAN-based communication system. The Kanbox supports CANopen and J1939.

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Interested in CAN and LIN interfaces

[23.05.2018] Kvaser (Sweden) has announced that Pertech Embedded Solutions (Israel) has joined Kvaser’s sales representative network. Especially the CAN- and LIN-based products seem of interest.

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Open-source modules connect CAN to USB

[22.05.2018] There are open-source dongles available to connect CAN networks to USB. Such hardware is even suitable for industrial applications.

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Calibration and data acquisition tool

CAN FD support and other improvements

[22.05.2018] Accurate Technologies (ATI) has released the version 5.1 of its Vision calibration and data acquisition software. It offers several additional features including the support of CAN FD.

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Fiber-optical inputs

CAN measurement module

[2018-05-17] The Cansas-FBG-8T by IMC is a fiber-optic measurement module. It applies specially developed fiber Bragg grating sensors (FBG) at eight optical inputs to measure tem...

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Laumas Elettronica

Weighing system

Digitizer for load cells features CANopen

[2018-05-16] Laumas (Italy) has introduced the LCBCANopen digitizer. It transforms an analog load cell (output mV/V) into digital and can also be used on existing load cells or strain gauge sensors.

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USB dongle

Running CAN tools on PCs

[2018-05-15] The USBCAN-II Pro by GCAN connects PCs to CAN networks. The product comes with Ecan Windows software tools.

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PCIe Mini board

With one or two galvanic-isolated CAN channels

[2018-05-15] Laike located in Nanjing (China) has developed the LCminiPCIe-431/432 product. It provides up to two CAN ports running up to 1 Mbit/s.

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Safety control unit

With CANopen Safety

[2018-05-15] The SC52 safety control unit from Epec is now officially released. It is a controller for safety-related systems in mobile machinery. It features two CAN interfaces supporting CANopen Safety.

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Measurement system

Up to 128 channels can be acquired

[2018-05-15] IMC introduced the latest generation of its Spartan multi-channel measurement system. Equipped with a new base unit, the system now support the entire IMC portfolio of field and vehicle bus interfaces including CAN FD.

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CAN FD transceivers

Compliant to ISO 11898-2:2016

[2018-05-15] Microchip offers a series of transceiver chips, which are qualified for 5 Mbit/s respectively 2 Mbit/s. Some products support stand-by functionality.

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CAN FD roadshow

Successful start in Shanghai

[2018-05-14] The first stop of the CAN FD roadshow from CAN in Automation (CiA) was in Shanghai. About 80 engineers participated.

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Industrial-grade PC

LTE-ready ARM Linux IIoT gateways with CAN

[2018-05-09] Moxa introduced their UC-2100, UC-3100, and UC-5100 series. These industrial-grade computers are integrated ARM-based Linux platforms that include Moxa Industrial Linux (MIL) and optional Thingspro Gateway data-acquisition software.

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CAN FD interface card

Allows the connection to Classical CAN and CAN FD

[2018-05-09] At Peak-System, the PCAN-PCI/104-Express FD is now available as single, dual, and four-channel version. Up to four cards can be stacked for access to Classical CAN and CAN FD networks.

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Embedded PC

In-vehicle prototyping with Classical CAN and CAN FD

[2018-05-09] Dspace launches a new variant of its Micro Auto Box embedded PC. It provides a quad-core, sixth generation Intel Core i7 processor, 16 GiB RAM, and 128 GiB flash memory.

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CAN control unit

For high-flow proportional valves

[2018-05-09] Danfoss Power Solutions has added two high-flow proportional valves to its PVG portfolio, expanding its range of low to high-flow capabilities for OEM customers with demanding applications. A CAN control unit is part of the valves.

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With up to four ISO CAN FD inputs

[2018-05-09] With its CAN FD satellite interface, Ipetronik introduces a data-logger for traffic and signal measurement.

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Real-time software suite

Suitable for CAN FD adapter

[2018-05-08] Kithara Software has announced support for the PCAN-USB FD adapter by Peak-Systems with the real-time environment Realtime Suite. In doing so, Kithara expands its cooperation with the German supplier.

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Maxon Motor

Positioning controller

With CANopen interface

[2018-05-08] Maxon Motor (Switzerland) has developed the Epos4 70/15 positioning controller, the most powerful model of this series. It provides a maximum output of 2,1 kW.

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Goepel Electronic

Communication controller

For up to 18 independent interfaces

[2018-05-08] Goepel Electronic launches the Series 62 communication controllers. The architecture offers restbus simulation and flash programming for up to 18 independent bus interfaces for Classical CAN, CAN FD, ...

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