Speedgoat (Switzerland) has launched the IO611 and IO613 modules featuring CAN FD connectivity. The products are used in conjunction with the company’s HIL (Hardware-in-the-Loop) target computers.
The Swiss company is specialized in systems for real-time testing using Simulink and Simulink Real-Time, the real-time operating system from Mathworks. Former Mathworks employees incorporated it in 2007. The company offers a range of multi-core target computers with i3 and i7 CPUs up to 4,2 GHz, and up to 20 cores. Each is optimized for a different application area, from mobile controller prototyping (RCP) to multi-target rack systems for HIL. To communicate with the devices to be tested, so-called I/O modules and FPGA code modules running on Simulink programmable FPGAs are offered. All these modules are ready to use out of the box. They are installed into a real-time target machine and are supplied with Simulink driver blocks.
Recently, the company has introduced the IO611 and IO613 boards providing CAN FD and LIN connectivity. Software drivers for Simulink are included. They come with two galvanic-isolated CAN FD ports. Of course, they support also Classical CAN. The IO611 can be equipped optionally with an ISO 11898-3 compliant transceiver (low-power, low-speed). For commercial vehicle applications J1939 is supported; one of the referenced customers is Agco/Fendt, The XCP (extended calibration protocol) is supported, too. The on-board CAN firmware leads to minimal receive and transmit driver block latencies, said the company.