ISO 11783 series

Isobus data link and physical layer updated

[2018-04-27] The CAN-based standard for agriculture vehicles connecting tractors to implements is periodically updated. The Isobus data link and physical layer are to be reviewed.

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CAN in Automation

CiA 320

CANopen specification for sleep and wake-up handling

[2018-03-20] The nonprofit CiA (CAN in Automation) has released the CANopen specification for sleep and wake-up handling of CANopen devices.

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CAN in Automation

CiA 417 application profile

CANopen Lift plugfest and SIG meeting

[2018-03-15] Mid of March, CiA members met to discuss the CiA 417 application profile and to test their CANopen Lift products on interoperability.

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CiA / CAnopen FD

CANopen FD

Additional specifications

[2017-12-19] After the release of the CiA 1301 CANopen FD application layer, CiA members started to update the LSS and other specifications to be suitable for CAN FD.

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Baer Cargolift

Body applications

Interface to telematics and in-vehicle gateways

[2017-12-19] DIN, the German standardization body, has started a project to specify the interface between vehicle body applications and telematics.

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CiA 1301

CiA 1301 specification

CANopen FD application layer released

[2017-10-05] CAN in Automation has released the version 1.0 of the CANopen FD application layer and communication profile. CANopen FD is based on the CAN FD data link layer.

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SAE J1939-73

Diagnostics layer updated

[2017-06-08] SAE international has released a new version of the J1939-73 diagnostics application layer. Besides some editorial improvements, some messages have been modified and added.

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New version released

[2017-06-08] Just two month after the last release, a new version of the J1939 Digital Annex (DA) has been published. It can be purchased separately or as part of the J1939 standards collection.

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Isobus conformance testing

Temporary modifications and increased fees

[2017-06-07] AEF, the Isobus association, has informed that some physical layer related tests have been modified. Additionally, the testing fees have been increased.

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CiA 603

CAN time-stamping standardized

[2017-03-30] CAN in Automation (CiA) has released the CiA 603 specification defining the requirements for CAN network time management.

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SAE J1939-81

Network management updated

[2017-03-10] Beginning of March, SAE has released a new version of the J1939-81 specification. It defines the management of source address assignments.

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CAN Newsletter magazine

The dawn of CAN

[2017-03-06] Officially introduced in 1986 on conference in Detroit, CAN is still the dominating network in passenger cars. And the success story continues with the introduction of CAN FD.

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Digital annex for J1939

With approved parameters in 2016

[2017-02-16] The digital annex supplementing the SAE J1939 series allows sorting and searching parameters and other data. It has been released in February 2017.

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CAN FD recommendations

Device physical and CAN FD controller interfaces

[2017-02-07] CiA has released the CiA 601-1 and CiA 601-2 documents, which have been developed jointly by OEMs, Tier1s, and CAN FD chipmakers.

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ISO 11898-2:2016

Standardization of CAN FD high-speed transceivers

[2016-12-21] ISO has published the standard for transceivers that support Classical CAN and CAN FD. The document also specifies low-power and selective wake-up transceivers.

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SPS IPC Drives 2016

CANopen FD shows its flexibility

[2016-11-17] Attendees of the CiA special interest group “application layer” will set up a CANopen FD demonstrator at the SPS IPC Drives 2016 to illustrate the design flexibility of the new communication object USDO.

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CiA 404-1 updated

Version 2.1 re-introduces two parameters

[2016-08-10] Version 2.1 of the CiA 404-1 profile for measuring devices and closed-loop controllers has been released. Besides some editorial improvements, parameters not specified in previous versions are back in the document.

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Cyber security

CiA establishes Interest Group

[11.07.2018] In the inaugural meeting of the Interest Group “CAN cyber security” from CiA (CAN in Automation), two Tasks Forces have been installed.

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