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 in a nice 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.
2022-04-07 Advantech (Taiwan) released the EPC-R7200 series of Nvidia Jetson compatible industrial-grade barebone PCs. Variants with a CAN interface are available.
2022-04-05 Dspace and Noffz Technologies launched a solution for end-of-line testing of automotive radar sensors. ZF partnered with Stradvision to expand its automated driving perception software portfolio.
SW-based logistics system
2022-04-01 On a contract by Bartec, the software specialist Emlix has developed a fleet-management system optimizing the logistics of milk collection from large farms.
2022-03-24 Variohm Group has acquired the Control Products (CPI) providing CAN-connectable harsh-duty position sensors. Vector expands its solutions for testing of software-based embedded and connected systems by acquiring Gimpel Software.
War against Ukraine
2022-03-18 War increases business for the healthcare industry. CiA (CAN in Automation) members providing medical equipment have donated money for humanitarian relief to people in Ukraine.
War against Ukraine
2022-03-16 Ukraine is an important supplier for the European automakers. Because of the invasion of the Russian army, production of wiring harnesses is reduced.
2022-03-11 The nonprofit users’ and manufacturers’ group CAN in Automation (CiA) continues its technology days in 2022. These include background information on possible applications and market information. Topics are cybersecurity, CiA in action, as...