Plugfests in spring and fall
2022-09-27 This year, the Agricultural Industry Electronics Foundation (AEF) had its annual North American 2022 Isobus plugfest during the Commodity Classic trade show in New Orleans. After the cancellations of the last few plugfests due to the pandemic, this w...
20th CANopen Lift plugfest
2022-09-15 On September 6, 2022, CAN in Automation (CiA) members tested interoperability of their CANopen Lift devices. The lift host controller companies tested the devices of the lift device manufacturers in a one-to-one session.
2022-09-14 Maxon’s CAN-based Bikedrive Air system is deployed in e-bikes from Cipollini (Italy), Transalpes, and Thömus (both Switzerland) enabling bike weights of less than 16 kg.
Webinar, workshop, Innotrans
2022-09-07 CAN in Automation (CiA) currently has some CAN in railway-related actions in the pipeline. There are a free-of-charge webinar (later also available on Youtube), free-of-charge workshop, and the participation at the Innotrans 2022 exhibition.
17th international CAN Conference
2022-08-29 The videos and proceedings of the international CAN Conference (iCC) 2020 are now available free of charge. The 23 papers can be downloaded from the website and the recorded videos can be watched on CAN in Automation’s (CiA) Youtube channel.
CAN Newsletter magazine
2022-08-18 On June 1 and 2, CiA and its members celebrated the 30th birthday of CAN in Automation in a nice location in Nuremberg in the midst of the city park. The CAN Newsletter magazine reported about the celebration and CiA members answered some ...
2022-06-29 International experts met for the 20th holding of the Embedded World exhibition and conference in Nuremberg from June 21 to June 23, 2022. The latest trends and technical innovations in the field of embedded system development were present...
CAN Newsletter magazine
2022-06-27 There are 14 members who joint the non-profit CAN in Automation (CiA) association in 1992 and are still members. Today, the CAN users’ and manufacturers’ group counts more than 720 members.
2022-06-15 The recent CiA member Dienes Apparatebau is a supplier of fully-engineered solutions for leading manufacturers of technical fibers and renowned research institutes.
What a nice event!
2022-06-08 On the two first days of the summer 2022, the “crème de la crème” of the CAN community has met at a location in Nuremberg in the midst of the city park.
CiA 301 or CiA 1301 compliant
2022-05-27 Since the beginning of 2022, CAN in Automation (CiA) successfully tested four CANopen devices. The first CANopen FD device was tested as well.
2022-05-24 CAN in Automation (CiA) is able to offer its in-house seminars as in-person events again. Nevertheless, CiA continues offering web-based seminars. On occasion of in-house seminars, CiA engineers discuss CAN-related topics, adjusted to the companies&r...
2022-05-23 In May, CiA members tested CAN XL controller and CAN SIC XL transceivers. The CAN XL nodes were also connected to wiring harness prototypes provided by Mercedes Benz and Volkswagen.
CAN tools and background
2022-05-20 CSS Electronics recently enabled its CANmod sensor-to-CAN modules to stream acquired data in real-time. It also added online tools for OBD-II, J1939, and CAN FD to its portfolio. Further, the company introduced a 100-page CAN guide as PDF.
2022-05-13 Walvoil (Italy) congratulated CiA to its 30-year anniversary. The company is CiA member since 2002. Since then, the company continued to apply CAN in various products and applications.
2022-05-05 Members of the CAN community donate to the Ukraine. For example, Microcontrol provides cardboard packaging for safe packaging of food, pharmaceuticals, and sanitary products. CiA, NXP, and Schneider Electric also make a contribution and donate as wel...
2022-05-05 The Interlift 2022 tradeshow saw less visitors as in 2019, but providers of CANopen Lift product suppliers were satisfied.
War against Ukraine
2022-05-04 Russian forces have confiscated Ukrainian high-tech agriculture vehicles manufactured by John Deere. As a response, the US company has locked several CAN-connected ECUs (electronic control unit) in this equipment by means of remote access.
J1939 cable transducer
2022-04-13 Combilift’s CSS container loading system uses Variohm Eurosensor’s cable-extension transducers to monitor the slip-sheet’s position while loading and retracting procedure.