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4G LTE-Ready ARM Linux IIoT gateways with CAN Bus Interface

Moxa introduced their UC-2100, UC-3100, and UC-5100 series. These industrial-grade computers are integrated ARM-based Linux platforms that include Moxa Industrial Linux (MIL) and optional Thingspro Gateway data-acquisition software. To meet the varied requirements of embedded data acquisition and processing applications, equipment used in an industrial environment often needs to be able to operate in harsh conditions while [...]

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CAN-Bus ECU Simulator with mbed NXP LPC1768 module

This CAN-Bus ECU simulator by SK Pang Electronics uses the popular mbed NXP LPC1768 module. It is useful for testing OBD-II interfaces and writing diagnostic software. ECU PIDs parameters are adjustable via menu options.The mbed NXP LPC1768 is an easy-to-use MCU development board designed for rapid prototyping. At its heart is a powerful 32-bit ARM Cortex-M3 processor running [...]

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Under Development: SAE J1708 to UART Breakout Board For Embedded Systems

SAE J1708 is a standard used for serial communications between ECUs on a heavy duty vehicle and also between a computer and the vehicle. With respect to Open System Interconnection model (OSI), J1708 defines the physical layer. Common higher layer protocols that operate on top of J1708 are SAE J1587 and SAE J1922. The protocol [...]

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Wide Range of Industrial-Strength CAN Bus FD Interface Products

esd electronics has extended their CAN Bus FD (CAN with flexible data rate) product line to cover form factors such as CompactPCI, XMC mezzanine, PMC mezzanine, PCI Express, PCI Express Mini, and a USB gateway. The new boards include the CPCIserial-CAN/402-4-FD, the mezzanine boards XMC-CAN/402-4-FD and PMC-CAN/402-4-FD, the CAN-PCIe/402-FD and the CAN-PCIeMini/402-2-FD as well as the module CAN-USB/400-FD. The [...]

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Create High-Tech Walking, Talking, And Thinking Robots With The Arduino

Breathe life into the robots of your dreams―without advanced electronics or programming skills. Arduino Robot Bonanza shows you how to build autonomous robots using ordinary tools and common parts. Learn how to wire things up, program your robot's brain, and add your own unique flair. This easy-to-follow, fully illustrated guide starts with the Teachbot and moves to more [...]

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Data Acquisition From Heavy-Duty Vehicles Using The SAE J1939 CAN Bus

Modern vehicles have electronic control units (ECUs) to control various subsystems such as the engine, brakes, steering, air conditioning, and infotainment. These ECUs (or simply `controllers') are networked together to share information, and output directly measured and calculated data to each other. This in-vehicle network is a data goldmine for improved maintenance, measuring vehicle performance and [...]

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Use Your Raspberry Pi To Learn Embedded Computing Fundamentals

In the 1980s, the tech revolution was kickstarted by a flood of relatively inexpensive, highly programmable computers like the Commodore. Now, a second revolution in computing is beginning with the Raspberry Pi. Learning Computer Architecture with the Raspberry Pi is the premier guide to understanding the components of the most exciting tech product available. Thanks to this [...]

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SAE J1939 - GPS Module - Firmware Update To Support Time & Date And Vehicle Direction & Speed

The jCOM.J1939.GPS device by Copperhill Technologies connects to an SAE J1939 network and reports the vehicle position (PGN 65267) with a five second frequency, according to the SAE J1939-71 Standard. The integrated J1939 protocol stack automatically negotiates a node address in the range of 128 to 247. The GPS data is broadcast by using the global destination [...]

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CANopen Module For Raspberry Pi And Other Embedded Systems

Emsa (formerly Embedded Systems Academy) announced their new product, the CANgine-Berry, an active CAN co-processor module that uses a regular UART communication channel towards the host system. With its independent 32-bit micro-controller, the product can execute CAN protocols with tough timing demands such as CANcrypt or CANopen with response times of under 10 ms. Depending on the [...]

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Embedded Programming Of Microcontrollers Using MicroPython

It’s an exciting time to get involved with MicroPython, the re-implementation of Python 3 for microcontrollers and embedded systems. This practical guide delivers the knowledge you need to roll up your sleeves and create exceptional embedded projects with this lean and efficient programming language. If you’re familiar with Python as a programmer, educator, or maker, you’re [...]

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