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2019-05-23 The manufacturer Peak-System, specialized in Classical CAN and CAN FD, has released the Bit Rate Calculation Tool for iOS, Android, and Windows.
2019-05-08 Hainzl (Austria) supplies for its CAN and CANopen hardware products a Linux software platform. It supports C++ and QT programming.
2019-04-29 The OrtCAN (Open RT CAN Framework) is a set of CAN- and CANopen-related software components. It includes the LinCAN driver program for Linux.
Automotive Grade Linux
2019-04-15 Automotive Grade Linux (AGL), a collaborative cross-industry effort developing an open source platform for connected car technologies, has announced that Volkswagen has joined the Linux Foundation project.
2019-02-20 Coval offering CANopen vacuum pumps has introduced the Lemcom configuration tool. The PC software simplifies system design.
Vehicle network security
2019-01-10 The two companies announced at CES 2019 in Las Vegas to integrate Arilou's Intrusion Detection and Prevention System (IDPS) with the Green Hills Integrity real-time operating system (RTOS).
CAN Newsletter magazine
2018-11-22 Predictive maintenance aims to eliminate faults and therefore machine breakdowns as quickly as possible. An even better approach is not to allow the faults to occur at all.
2018-10-29 Insystems Automation presented its Pick-2-Light-software at a demonstration assembly unit. This enables to create a programmable and customizable working station even for those without any prior programming experience.
2018-07-16 For over 25 years, Add2 has provided solutions and services to automotive, aerospace, and process controls clients. Their portfolio includes a range of Classical CAN-related product families.
2018-06-20 The PCAN-Gateway product family from Peak-System enables the connection of CAN networks via IP networks. The CAN messages are packed as data in TCP or UDP messages and forwarded via an IP network.
2018-06-06 NI’s Flexlogger is a configuration-based data-logging software for validation tests. It enables sensor configuration and data logging of mixed signals to verify electromechanical systems, all without programming.
Real-time software suite
2018-05-08 Kithara Software has announced support for the PCAN-USB FD adapter by Peak-Systems with the real-time environment Realtime Suite. In doing so, Kithara expands its cooperation with the German supplier.
2018-03-08 Mercedes-Benz’ Uptime is an integral solution detecting driving-relevant repair and maintenance scope of hitched-up trailers. It collects trailer data available in the CAN-based in-vehicle networks.
Trailer system with telematics
2018-03-08 Peterson (USA) has introduced the CAN-based Pulse system. It controls the real-time status of the trailer and alerts the driver and fleet manager via Bluetooth respectively cellular communication.
2018-01-12 The Flash-IP solution by Goepel (Germany) allows programming electronic control units via CAN. Typical applications include flash programming during development, at end-of-line and in repair stations.
Data logging software
2018-01-12 With Ipemotion 2017 R3, Ipetronik offers an updated version of its measurement data logging software. It now includes a plug-in interface for analysis operations and extensions in protocol and traffic measurement on in-vehicle networks.
2017-12-19 Embedded Systems Academy is now adding CANopen FD support to all their CANopen products. The first line of products supporting CANopen FD is the CANopen Magic software for the analysis and test of networks.
ESP software update
2017-12-14 Daimler recalls some G-class models. The ESP (electronic stability program) software needs to be updated.
2017-10-20 Firefighting fans can now gain some insights into Firefighting Simulator, a simulation game currently in development for PC. Astragon Entertainment and developer Chronos present the Firefighting Simulator Showroom.