Developing jointly cyber security for CAN networks

[2018-04-19] On 2 May, CiA has scheduled a workshop on CAN cyber security. The workshop provides some presentations, but the main purpose is discussion and brainstorming.

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Protocol stack

Supports CiA 417 and CiA 1301

[2018-04-20] The Code Generator presented by Microcontrol (Germany) facilitates definition and implementation of optimized CANopen protocol stacks. It supports CANopen according to CiA 417 (CANopen Lift profile) or CiA 1301 (CANopen FD).

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Inventus Power

Battery charger

With CAN for diagnostic purposes

[2018-04-20] Inventus Power supplies designs for internal, external, single- and multi-bay chargers and docking stations. They come optionally with a CAN interface.

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Fuel injection system

Modules are CAN connected

[2018-04-20] The ECU030 is a fuel injection system for 2- and 4-stroke engines. It can be used not only for petrol blends but also for HF applications.

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Self-configuring CANopen controller library

[2018-04-19] In cooperation with Peak-System, Emsa has published the self-configuring CANopen controller library. It is for host applications and control programs that supports all CAN interfaces of the PCAN series.

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Hannover Messe 2018

Hannover Messe 2018

CAN-related announcements

[2018-04-18] The Hannover Messe is the world's leading trade fair for industrial technology. Attendees can find a range of technical innovations throughout the whole value chain – from automation to supplier solutions.

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CAN in Automation

Hannover Messe 2018

Demonstrating CANopen FD

[2018-04-18] After some years of absence, CAN in Automation (CiA) is again part of the Hannover Messe 2018. The nonprofit association shows its CANopen FD demonstrator.

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Drive with PLC

Suitable for motors from 180 W to 4 kW

[2018-04-18] The CFW300 variable speed drive from WEG with an integrated PLC provides optionally CANopen or Devicenet interface. The product is intended for small machines.

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CAN in Automation


Classical CAN, CAN FD, and CANopen in Poland

[2018-04-17] CAN in Automation (CiA) soon holds two seminars in Krakow, Poland. One seminar is about Classical CAN and CAN FD and the other one’s topic is CANopen.

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Hannover Messe 2018

Labview API for PC-CAN interfaces

[2018-04-17] HMS industrial networks released a new version of the Ixxat VCI Labview add-on with CAN FD support. They are part of the Hannover Messe 2018 in hall 8, stand D31.

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esd electronics

Hannover Messe 2018

Multiple CAN FD interface cards

[2018-04-17] ESD Electronics has extended its CAN FD product line. They added a range of interface boards: the CPCIserial-CAN/402-4-FD, XMC-CAN/402-4-FD, PMC-CAN/402-4-FD, CAN-PCIe/402-FD, CAN-PCIeMini/402-2-FD as well as the CAN-USB/400-FD.

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Barth Elektronik

CAN-based products

Controller and HMI

[2018-04-13] The STG-8xx Mini-PLC series from Barth are integrated programmable logic controllers (PLC) providing graphical programming capability. The company’s CAN Touch Display DMA-15 can be integrated as HMI in the user’s CAN network.

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Remote control unit

Wireless receiver comes with CANopen interface

[2018-04-13] Teleradio (Sweden) offers a 2,4-GHz remote control unit comprising a transmitter and a receiver. In Italy, the IP66-rated product is available from Ravioli.

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Adapting 9-pin D-sub to RJ45 connectors

[2018-04-13] Schneider-Electric offers a connector adaptor for its Altivar drives with CANopen connectivity.

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Cemat 2018

Expected CAN-related products

[2018-04-12] The Cemat is a trade fair for intralogistics and supply chain management. CAN is used in several shown products as embedded control network.

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Teledyne Lecroy

Oscilloscope family

Additional models for high-end and entry-level

[2018-04-12] Teledyne Lecroy has introduced the Wavesurfer 3000z oscilloscopes. They expand bandwidth range above and below that of earlier models, while also bolstering functionality for power-electronics testing.

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Non-contact encoder

Rectangular housing can be mounted on flat surfaces

[2018-04-12] The PE18-BX Proxencoder by Joral is a rotary encoder. It comes with J1939 interfaces, but not with CANopen support.

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Plug-in motor controller

Connected to a host controller via CANopen

[2018-04-11] Nanotec introduced a control unit specifically for integration into devices. The NP5 plug-in motor controller is suitable for brushless DC motors as well as for stepper motors.

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CANcrypt and CANopen module

For Raspberry Pi and other embedded computing platforms

[2018-04-11] Emsa (formerly Embedded Systems Academy) offers the CANgine-Berry. It is an active CAN co-processor module that uses a regular UART communication channel towards the host system.

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CANopen I/O unit

Suitable for small space applications

[2018-04-11] Horner has launched the Smartmod+ I/O modules providing an optional CANopen interface. They are designed for price-sensitive applications.

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CAN oscilloscope

With 80 automotive measurement functions

[2018-04-10] Hantek (China) provides the 6074BE oscilloscope, which can be connected via USB to PCs. Software drivers for different Windows versions are available.

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Valve island

With CANopen interface

[2018-04-10] Buerkert presented its Airline (Type 8652) valve island for control cabinets. The CANopen-connectable product provides integrated monitoring and diagnostic functions.

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Keypads and HMIs

Designed for ISO 13849 safety-related applications

[2018-04-10] The 3K keypads and the 3J human machine interface devices by Grayhill (USA) are entirely re-engineered to meet functional safety requirements. Both product lines feature CAN connectivity.

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Encoder and inclinometer

Comes with CANopen and CANopen Safety interface

[2018-04-09] FSG (Germany) has developed the MH64-II-CAN/Mems/GS65 series of rotary encoders with integrated tilt sensor. The housing is IP67-rated.

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Digital media station

Featuring Apple Carplay and Android Auto compatibility

[2018-04-09] Alpine has launched the ILX-F903D Halo9 digital media station, which provides a CAN interface for connecting parking sensors.

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Multi-turn sensor for safety applications

[2018-04-09] FSG (Germany) has launched the MH64-II-CAN/MU series of functional-safe rotary encoders. The product addresses price-sensitive applications.

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