Machine on wheels
Siko and STW cooperate regarding sensors
2020-07-31 The two companies have agreed on a strategic partnership with the aim of further opening up the market for mobile machinery. This includes joint developments of sensors.
2020-08-06 F&S Elektronik Systeme (Germany) expanded its portfolio by the Picocore RT1 compact-size controller (35 mm x 40 mm) with two CAN interfaces.
2020-08-04 CANtact Pro from Linklayer Labs (Canada) is an open-source CAN-to-USB dongle with two integrated CAN-FD interfaces (flexible data-rate).
2020-08-03 The Rayon drives from Redler Technologies (Israel) are dedicated for brush-less DC motor control. The devices integrate one CANopen interface respectively.
2020-08-03 Gefran (Italy) offers its ADV200 inverter with optional CANopen connectivity for water pumps. This is supported by a special application software.
For tough environments
2020-07-30 Inter Control (Germany) launched the Digsy Fusion E controller supporting three CAN interfaces. CANopen and J1939 are offered as standardized higher-layer communication protocols.
With toolchain support
2020-07-30 Infineon presented the Motor System ICs family for control of brushed and brushless DC motors. The components provide CAN FD and further automotive communication interfaces.
2020-07-29 Megatron has introduced the TRY120 series of miniature joystick. The installation depth is 26 mm.
For all battery types
2020-07-23 CB12245AJ from Adelsystem (Italy) is a battery charging and monitoring unit. It can provide more than 50 charging status and failure parameters via CAN, using the J1939 higher-layer protocol.
2020-07-22 Emotas Embedded Communication’s CANopen Slave Software has been assessed and endorsed by ST Microelectronics (ST) to become the first MadeForSTM32 approved CANopen software for STM32 micro-controllers.
2020-07-21 Peak-System offers the PCAN-RP1210 API (application programming interface) free of charge for development and distribution. The setup includes the API, documentation, as well as software for establishing and testing the connection.
IP67 or IP69K rated
2020-07-20 Thomson (US) introduced the Electrak MD electromechanical linear actuators with embedded J1939 interface. It is suited for mobile off-highway, material handling, and factory automation applications.